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John de Legh
Elena de Corona
Thurstan de Northlegh
Margery Walton
(-After 1374)
Robert de Legh
(1293-Abt 1370)
Maud de Northlegh
Piers de Legh


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Margaret Danyers

Piers de Legh

  • Marriage: Margaret Danyers about 1388 in England 685,763
  • Died: 1399, Lancashire, England 763
  • Buried: 1399, Legh Chapel, Mascclesfield, Lancashire 763

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• Background Information. 763
Piers de Legh was the third husband of Margaret Danyers. She was then the widown of Sir John Savage, and have been previously married to Sir John de Radclyffe.

King Richard II, in the twenty-first year of his reign, granted Piers and his wife Margaret, lands in Hanley, in the forest of Macclesfield, later known as the part of Lyme. Piers de Legh was beheaded at Chester in 1399, having taken part with the king against the duke of Lancaster, who soon took possession of the throne.

Piers de legh and Margaret had, besides a daughter, two son, Sir Piers and John. Sir Piers was married to Joan, daughter and heiress of Sir Gilberts de Haydock.

~The Visitation of Lancshire and Cheshire, 1533, p. 155

Piers married Margaret Danyers, daughter of Sir Thomas Danyers Knight and Isabel de Baggiley, about 1388 in England 685.,713 (Margaret Danyers was born in 1347 in Cheadle, Cheshire, England and died in 1427 in Cheshire, England 736.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

~The Visitation of Lancashire and Cheshire, 1533, p. 154, In 1388, a dispensation, on the score of consanguinity, was granted for the marriage of Piers de Legh with Margaret, daughter and heiress of Sir Thomas Danyers, by his wife Isabella, daughter and heiress of Sir William de Baggiley. 763


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