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Douce Leigh (Booth)

Birthdate: (25)
Birthplace: Barton, Eccles, Lancashire, England
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir William Bothe, Sheriff of Cheshire and Maude Boothe
Wife of Thomas Leigh
Mother of Richard Leigh
Sister of George Booth, Lord of Dunham Massey; Margery Hyde; William Bothe; Joane Holt; Elizabeth Booth Fitton and 9 others

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About Douce Leigh

Douce Bothe is the daughter of Sir William Bothe and Maud Dutton.1 She married Thomas Leigh, son of Richard Leigh and Alice Leycester, in 1461.2 Douce Bothe was also known as Dowse Booth.2 From 1461, her married name became Leigh.2

Children of Douce Bothe and Thomas Leigh

  • Richard Leigh+2
  • Thomas Leigh2
  • George Leigh2
  • James Leigh2
  • John Leigh2
  • Alice Leigh2
  • Jane Leigh2


  • [S229] Burke John and John Bernard Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England (1841, reprint; Baltimore, Maryland, USA: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1985), page 72. Hereinafter cited as Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England.
  • [S40] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1952), page 1504. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.
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Douce Leigh's Timeline

Barton, Eccles, Lancashire, England
Age 25
November 2, 1932
Age 25
December 2, 1932
Age 25
October 6, 1960
Age 25