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Alice Leeke (de Grey)

Also Known As: "Lake"
Birthplace: Sandiacre, Derbyshire, England
Death: circa 1450 (59-77)
Beccles, Suffolk, Enghland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Hillary de Grey, of Hickling and Emmeline Emma de Grey
Wife of John Leek, MP and Sir John Leek of Sutton
Mother of William Leake of Lakeford; Thomas Leeke and Anne de Leke
Sister of Isabel Haughton

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About Alice Leeke


John Leeke, Esq. was born circa 1390 at of Sutton Scarsdale, Derbyshire, England. He was the son of Sir John Leeke & Isabel Towers.

He married Alice Grey, daughter of John Grey and Emmeline, circa 1415.[2]


John LEEKE Esquire 1, 2, 3 was born 1380 in Sutton Scarsdale, Derbyshire, England. He married Alice de GREY on 1403 in Sutton Scarsdale, Derbyshire, England.

Alice de GREY [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born 4 1382 in Sandiacre, Derbyshire, England. She married John LEEKE Esquire on 1403 in Sutton Scarsdale, Derbyshire, England.

They had the following children:

  • M i William LEEKE was born 1410 and died 1458. Married Catherine Chaworth.


Stirnet: ‘Leeke01’

  • Sir John Leeke, lord of Cotham
    • 1. Sir Simon (not John) Leeke of Cotham, Nottinghamshire m. Margaret Vaux
      • A. Sir John Leeke or Leek of Cotham (MP) m. Isabell Towers (dau of John Towers of Somerby)
        • i. Sir Simon Leek of Cotham m. Joan Talbot (dau of Sir John Talbot of Swanington)
        • ii. Sir John Leek or Leake of Sutton, Derbyshire m. Alice Grey
          • a. William Leek or Leake of Langford m. Katherine Chaworth The SMG correspondence follows their son Thomas, identified as probably the 2nd son. Various web sites show their elder/eldest son as the following John and provide the connection to Sir Francis shown at the continuation point.
            • (1) John Leake of Sutton m. Elizabeth Savage (dau of Sir John Savage of Clifton)
              • (A) Sir John Leake of Sutton (d 11.12.1522) m. (09.06.1489) Jane Foljambe (dau of Henry Foljambe of Walton by Benedicta Vernon)
                • (i) Sir Francis Leake of Sutton (d 01.08.1580) m. Elizabeth Paston (dau of Sir William Paston of Paston)
                  • (a) Sir Francis Leke of Sutton in Scarsdale, Derbyshire (d 1626) - continued below m1. Frances Swift (dau of Robert Swift of Bayton) m2. Mary
                  • (b) Mary Leake m. Robert Markham of Coatham
              • (B) Catherine Leek or Leake probably of this generation (but see below) m. (c1490) Godfrey Foljambe of Walton (b 27.03.1472, d 1541)
            • (2) Thomas Leake of Hasland (2nd son) m. Margaret Fox (dau of William Fox) name found on various web sites
              • (A) Elizabeth Leake m1. (1512) John Hardwick (d 1527) m2. Ralph Leech
          • b. Thomas Leek
        • iii. Margaret Leek or Leake m1. Godfrey Foljambe see above m2. Sir Thomas Rempston ## see here
      • B. William Leeke of Kirketon (a 1384, MP) m. Avice Stockton (dau/heir of John de Stockton by dau/heir (by Margaret) of Thomas de Kirketon son (by Beatrix) of Robert son of John son of Robert de Kirketon, probably son of Roger de Kireketon)


  1. The Lineage and Ancestry of H.R.H. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, by Gerald Paget, Vol. II, p. 450.
  2. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 13.
  3. Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 554
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Alice Leeke's Timeline

Sandiacre, Derbyshire, England
Kirkton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Scarsdale, Derbyshire, England
Age 68
Beccles, Suffolk, Enghland