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Margery de Holgrave

Also Known As: "Margery de Leigh", "de Hulgreve"
Birthplace: West Hall, High Legh, Cheshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: 1275
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry de Hulgreve
Wife of Richard de Leigh
Mother of Lord Richard de Legh

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About Margery de Holgrave

Margery de Holgrave was the daughter of Sir Henry de Holgrave.1

She married Richard de Leigh, son of Sir Gilbert de Leigh and Margaret de Hatton.1

She died in 1275.1

Children of Margery de Holgrave and Richard de Leigh

  1. Richard de Leigh1
  2. Agnes de Leigh+1 d. 1286 [Disputed]
  3. Margery de Leigh1

• Background Information. 713

In or about the time of Henry II, the manor of High Legh had been granted out in moieties to two families who assumed the local name. The progenitor of the West Hall family was Hamon de Legh. Hamon Legh was followed by his son William Legh, and William by Richard Legh. Richard de Legh had issue of Richard, Madoc and Margery who married Aytrop, son of Aytrop of Millinton. Richard's son Richard had a daughter named Agnes.

~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol. I, pp. 450, 452-452


  1. [S344] Burke's Peerage and Gentry, online Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Gentry.
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High Leigh, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
High Legh, Cheshire, England