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John de Legh
Elena de Corona
Henry de Honford
Robert de Legh
(1293-Abt 1370)
Sybil de Honford
(1296-After 1336)
Susannah Legh


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William de Radcliffe of Radclyffe Tower

Susannah Legh

  • Marriage: William de Radcliffe of Radclyffe Tower

bullet  General Notes: Different Mother

~Debrett's Baronetage of England, p. 1312, calls him william Radclyffe, of Radclyffe-tower, eldest son of Richard Radclyffe and Isabel Pleasington. He married Susanah, daughter of Robert Leigh, of Adlington, Cheshire. 860

~Book of Radclyffe, p. 24, Susanah, younger daughter of Robert de Legh of Adlington and his wife Maud de Norleigh. Susanah was siter to Matilda, second wife of William Todmorden. One of her brothers was Sir Robert de Legh, High Sheriff of Cheshire from 1393 until 1398, and a second brother was Sir Piers de Legh, who married Margaret d'Anyers, widow of John de Radclyffe or Ordsall. 745

~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol. III, p. 661 Robert de Legh, second son of John de Legh of Boothes and Ellen de Corona, lord of Adelynton by settlement of Thomas de Coroun, 9 Edward II.

Robert de Legh married, as his first wife, Sybil, daughter of Henry de Honford. Their children, according to Ormerod, were:

Robert de Legh, lord of Adelynton, married to Matilda, daughter of John de Ardene and his wife Elen de Wastenneys, his 3rd wife.
A daughter, married to William de Radclyffe of Lancaster.
Margaret de Legh, wife of John de Assheton, under Lyne, Lancashire.

Robert married a second time to Matild, daughter and coheir of Adam de Norley, alias North Legh, in Pemberton, Lancashire by his wife Margery, daughter and heir of John fitz Warin de Waleton, in Leyland Hundred. The children of Robert and Matild were:

Piers de Legh of Macclesfeld and afterwards of Hanley, ancestor of the Leghs of Lynne.
John de Legh, living temp. Richard II, of Macclesfeld.
Hugh de Legh
Margaret, wife of Sir John de Asshton, under Lyne, Lancashire.
Matilda, wife of Ralph Wilberham of Radnor. 713

Susannah married William de Radcliffe of Radclyffe Tower, son of Richard de Radcliffe Sheriff of Lancashire and Isabel de Peasington. (William de Radcliffe of Radclyffe Tower died before 1390.)


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