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Elena de la Legh (unknown)

Also Known As: "Stirzeacre"
Birthplace: Whalley, Lancashire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: after 1345
Immediate Family:

Wife of Sir Richard de Towneley, MP and Uknown Stirzeacre
Mother of John Towneley; Robert de Towneley; Alicia de Towneley; Robert Townley, of Dutton and Henry de Towneley

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About Elena de la Legh

Richard Towneley married a woman named Helen or Ellen, who was living in 1345.[2] He appears to have had three sons and one daughter.[2]

John, the eldest, was born in about 1350 (as he was 31 at the time of Richard's death).[2][5] John was married twice, first to Isabel Rixton, daughter of neighboring landowner William Rixton. John and Isabel had a son, Richard, who inherited Towneley hall upon John's death in 1410, and a daughter, Matilda, who married William Fleming.[2] Isabel died and John de Towneley was remarried to Elizabeth Nagier, who herself died in about 1401.[2]

Robert and Henry de Towneley both became priests, and Alice de Towneley married Edmond Lennard, heir of Sir Thomas Dacre.[2]

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Elena de la Legh's Timeline

Whalley, Lancashire, England (United Kingdom)
Age 25
Towneley, Burnley Whalley, Lancashire, England (United Kingdom)