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Lady Ellen House (Leigh)

Also Known As: "Hulse", "Anne Leigh", "Anne Hulse"
Birthplace: Norbury, Cheshire, England
Death: Died in Cheshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Phillip Legh and Elizabeth Carrington
Wife of Thomas Hulse and Sir Ralph Leycester, MP
Mother of Philip Hulse; Anne Mainwaring; Mary Leycester; William Leycester, MP; Jane Leycester and 2 others
Sister of john leigh

Managed by: Gwyneth McNeil
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About Lady Ellen House





  • The visitation of Cheshire in the year 1580 (1882)
    • Lecester of Toft.
  • .... etc.
  • Ralfe Lecester of Toft. = Eleanor d. to Rafe Egerton. ; ch: Sr Ralfe (m. Ellin Leigh & Jane Calvely) Lecester
    • Sr Ralfe Lecester of Toft 1566. = Ellin d. to Phillip Leigh of Bouthes. ; ch: Wm (m. Katherine Edwards), Lawrence, Elizabeth (m. Randoll Manwaring & Edm'd Trafford), Anne (m. Phillip Manwaring), Jane (m. Rob't Langton) Lecester; = 2. Jane d. to Sr Hugh Calveley widdow to John Edwards of Chirke.
      • Wm Lecester of Toft A° 1580. = Katherine d. to John Edwards of Chirk. ; ch: Rafe (disinherited), Sr George (m. Alice Lecester), Jane, Ellin, Parnell, Mary, Anne Lecester
        • Rafe natus ante nuptias disinherited by his father aetat. 17 annor'm 1580.
        • Sr George Lecester of Toft 1599. = Alice d. to Piers Lecester of Tabley.
      • Elizabeth vxr Randoll Manwaring & after to Edm'd Trafford.
      • Anne vxor Phillip Manwaring of Peever.
      • Jan vxr Rob't Langton of the Low.
    • Leigh of Bouthes.
  • .... etc.
  • Sr John Legh of Bouthes slaine at Bloreheath Ao 1459. = Jane. ; ch: John (m. Anne Grosvenor), Phillipp (m. Elizab. Brereton), Geffrey Leigh
    • John Leigh eldest sonne 5 E. 4. = Anne d. & coheire to Robert Grosvenor of Holme. ; ch: Margrett, Elizabeth (m. Peter Shakerley) Leigh
    • Phillip Leigh of Bouthes. Inquisition taken 8 H. 8. = Elizab. d. to Sr Andrew Brereton. ; ch: Roger, William, Edward, Anne (s.p.), Ellin (m. Sr Rafe Lecester), Jane (m. Ric. Starky & . . . Stanley), Sr John (m. Jane Snead) Leigh
      • Ellin vx'r Sr Rafe Lecester.
      • Jane vxor Ric. Starky of Stretton and after to . . . . Stanley of Bickerstaff.
      • Sr John Ligh of Bouthes obijt 1558. m. Jane sister to Sr Wm Snead.
        • .... etc.


  • Pedigrees Made at the Visitation of Cheshire, 1613 (1879)
    • Leigh, of Boothes.
  • .... etc.
  • John Leigh 7 H. 6. mar. Maude da. to Sr William Boothe of Dunham, Knight. ; ch: Sr John (m. Joane Ashton) Leigh
    • Sr John Leigh of Bouthes knight slayne at Blore heathe 2 R. 3. = Joane, da. & coe heire to Sr Tho. Ashton de Asheton knight in co. Lanc. ; ch: (Pg.152 John (m. Eme Grosvenor), Philip (m. Elizabeth Brereton, Gefferey Leighe)
      • John Leighe of Boothes 5 H. 7. mar. Eme da. & coe heire to Sr Robart Grosvenor of Holme, knight, 2ndly to Peter Shakerley. ; ch: John (wthout issue), Margaret, Elizabeth (m. Petter Shakerley & Raffe Egerton
      • Philip leigh of the bouthis coossen & heire male 18 H. 8. = Elizabeth daughter of Sr Andrew Brereton. ; ch: Sr John (m. Jane Snede), 2. Roger, 3. Edward, 4. William, Ellin (m. Sr Ralf lester), Amy (ob. s.p.'le), Jane (m. Richard Starky & after Stanly) Leigh
        • Sr John Leigh of Bouthis knight ob. 5-6 P. & Ma., 13 Aug't [1558]. = Jane sister of William Snede knight, da. to Richard Snead of Bradwall. ; ch: .... etc.
        • Ellin maried to Sr Ralf lester of Tofte.
        • Jane maried to Richard Starky of Stretton & after to Stanly.


  • Anne Legh1,2
  • F, #88347, b. circa 1472
  • Father Philip Legh2 d. 1512
  • Mother Elizabeth Brereton2 b. c 1470
  • Anne Legh was born circa 1472 at of Norbury Booths, Cheshire, England.1 She married Thomas Hulse, son of Ralph Hulse and (Miss) Cambridge, circa 1493.1
  • Family Thomas Hulse b. c 1470
  • Child
    • William Hulse1 b. c 1495
  • Citations
  • [S10297] Unknown author, History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, by George Omerod, 1819., p. 245.
  • [S10297] Unknown author, History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, by George Omerod, 1819., p. 383.
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  • 'Leigh05'
  • Sir John de Legh (a temp Edward III 1327-1377)
  • Visitation shows John as married (only) to Isabel, dau of Sir Richard Sandbach, and his son Richard as married to Maud, dau of John Arderne. We follow Commoners.
  • m1. Maud Arderne (dau of Sir John Arderne of Aldford)
    • 1. John Legh of Booths
    • m. Elizabeth de Sonbach (dau of Sir Richard de Sonbach)
      • A. Maud Legh
      • m. Richard Radclyffe of Ordshall (d 1380)
    • 2. James Legh
      • A. John Legh of Booths, Sheriff of Cheshire (a 1393)
      • m. Maud
        • i. John Legh of Booths (a 1428)
        • m. Maud Booth (dau of Sir William Booth of Dunham) identified in Visitation (1613), possibly by the Harleian editor
          • a. Sir John Legh of Booths (d Blore Heath 1459)
          • m. Jane Ashton (dau of Sir Thomas Ashton of Asheton) identified in Visitation (1613), possibly by the Harleian editor
            • (1) John Legh of Booths (d 1470)
            • m. Emma Grosvenor (dau of Robert Grosvenor of Hulme, m2. Peter Shakerley)
              • (A) .... etc.
            • (2) Philip Legh of Booths (d 1527-8)
            • m. Elizabeth Brereton (dau of Andrew Brereton of Brereton)
              • (A) Sir John Legh of Booths (d 1558)
              • m. Jane Sneyd (sister of William Sneyd of Bradwell)
                • (i) John Legh of Booths (d 1617-9, 3rd son?)
                • .... etc.
              • (B) Joan Legh
              • m1. Richard Starkey of Stratton or Stretton
              • m2. _ Stanley of Bickerstaff
              • (C) Ellen Legh
              • m. Sir Ralph Leycester of Toft
              • (D) daughter possibly of this generation
              • m. Thomas Hulse
              • (E)+ other issue - Roger, William, Edward, Anne (dsp)
            • (3) Geffrey Legh
            • (4) Margaret Legh possibly of this generation
            • m. Roger Millington of Millington
            • (5) Katherine Legh possibly of this generation
            • m. William Croxton of Ravenscroft
        • ii. Margaret Legh possibly of this generation
        • m. (mcrt 1425-6) Nicholas Gerard of Crewood
  • m2. Isabel (or Ellin?) Baggileigh (d c1370, sister of John Baggileigh of Baggileigh, dau of Sir William, son of Sir John of Baggileigh or Baguley)
    • 3. William Leigh of Baguley (Baggileigh)
  • Main source(s): Commoners (vol ii, Legh of Norbury Booths Hall) with some support from BLG1886 (Legh of Norbury Booths Hall), Visitation (Cheshire, 1580+1613+1663, Leigh of Bouthes or Boothes)
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Norbury, Cheshire, England
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Marbury, Cheshire, England
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