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Sir William Venables of Bradwell
Agnes de Legh
Sir William de Baggiley
Lucy de Corona
John de Legh
Elena de Corona
Robert de Legh
(1293-Abt 1370)


Family Links

1. Sybil de Honford

2. Matilda de Northlegh

Robert de Legh

  • Born: 1293, Adlington, Cheshire, England
  • Marriage (1): Sybil de Honford in 1320 in Adlington, Cheshire, England 713,763
  • Marriage (2): Matilda de Northlegh after 1336 in Legh, Cheshire, England 713,745,763.,826
  • Died: Abt 1370, Adlington, Cheshire, England about age 77 713

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 763
Robert de Legh, of Adlington, had two wifes. The first was Sybil, daughter of Henry de Honford, by whom she had Robert, ancestor of the Leghs of Adlington, who carry the Venables coat of arms, quarting the arms of Corona.

Robert's second wife was Matilda, daughter of Adam (Thurstan) de Norley, by his wife Margeria, daughter and heir of John son of Warin de Waleton in Leyland Hundred, in Lanchashire. She was coheir, along with her sister Katharine, wife of William Radcliffe. By Matilda, he had two sons, Piers and John. Piers de Legh married Margaret, daughter and heiress of Sir Thomas Danyers, by his wife Isabella, daughter and heiress of Sir William Baggiley.

~Visitation of Lancashire and a Part of Cheshire: Made in the Twenty-Fourth Year of the Reign of King Henry the Eighth, A.D. 1533, Part II, p. 64

• Background Information. 713
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.

~George Ormerod's The History of County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol. III, p. 661

Robert married Maud de Northlegh, daughter of Thurstan de Northlegh and Margery Walton, after 1336 in Legh, Cheshire, England 713,745,763.,826

Robert next married Sybil de Honford, daughter of Henry de Honford and Unknown, in 1320 in Adlington, Cheshire, England 713.,763 (Sybil de Honford was born in 1296 in Honford, Cheshire, England and died after 1336 in Adlington, Cheshire, England 713.)


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