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About Mary Leycester

The baronetage of England: or The History of the English baronets ..., Volume 2 By William Betham Pg.162

Roger Leycester died about 1349, and was succeeded by his son,

3, Nicholas Leycester, who married Mary, daughter of William Mobberley, of Mobberley, coheiress to her mother, Maud Downes's lands, in Chorley, and half-sister to Sir Raufe Mobberley, of Mobberley, married about 1 Edw. III. 1327, and had issue, John, his son and heir; Raufe, from which the Leycesters of Toft in Cheshire, descend; and Elizabeth, the second wife of William Mainwaring, of Over-Pever, the elder, from whom are descended the Mainwarings of Over-Pever; she was widow 38 1349, for he survived his father very little, if he died not before him.

4, John Leycester, of Nether-Tabley, son and heir, served in the wars of France, under John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, 1373, 47 Edw. III. of whose puissant army our histories make mention. Walsingham tells us, that when he entered France at Calais, Triginta & amplius millia equorum in comitatu habuerat; but of these thirty thousand horse, very few came back to Bourdeaux, being starved for want of victuals. It appears by the account of this John Leycester, before John Tilly, clerk and other auditors of Sir Thomas Felton (who was at that time Judge of Chester), dated at Southampton, on the eve of St. John, 49 Ed. III. 1375, where he accounted for 266 L. 13 s. 4 d. allowed unto him for the payment of Jenkyn Mobberley, Esq. and other soldiers, who served under the said John Leycester, and also for his own pay, that he had allowed for himself, for 210 days pay, beginning on St. Michael's day, 47 Ed. III. to the first of May, then next following, at 3 s. per diem, 31 L. 10 s.; and there was also pardoned unto him, remaining of his account, the sum of 38 L. 10 s. which I conceive, was for a reward or gratuity; whereupon he gave to Lady Felton, a white ambling palfrey.

He married Joan, daughter of Robert Touchet, of Nether-Whitley, 5 Rich. II. by whon he had 1, William, son and heir; 2, Raufe, living 14 Rich. II. This John Leycester died 1398, 22 Rich. II. about the age of 38 years.


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Mary Leycester's Timeline

Nether Tabley, Bucklow, Cheshire, England
Knutsford, Cheshire East, UK
March 5, 1901
March 5, 1901
March 5, 1901
August 24, 1904
August 24, 1904
August 24, 1904
May 22, 1946