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Thomas Danyers
(-After 1354)
Margaret de Tabley
Sir William de Baggiley
Clemence de Chedle
Sir Thomas Danyers Knight
(Bef 1325-1353)
Isabel de Baggiley
(Bef 1325-1364/5)
Margaret Danyers


Family Links

1. Sir John Savage Knight, Esquire of Clifton

2. Piers de Legh

Margaret Danyers

  • Born: 1347, Cheadle, Cheshire, England
  • Marriage (1): Sir John Savage Knight, Esquire of Clifton about 1369 in Cheadle, Cheshire, England 718
  • Marriage (2): Piers de Legh about 1388 in England 826,490
  • Died: 1427, Cheshire, England at age 80 713

bullet  General Notes:

~Ormerod's History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, vol. I, p. 712, Margeret Daniers married John Savage about 49 Edward II. From this marriage comes the Savages of Clifton. Margaret was the heir to her mother, and brought all her mother's land in Chedle to the Savage family. 713

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Background Information. 713
Margaret Danyers was married three times. Her first husband was John Ratcliffe who died withouth issue by her shortly after they married. Her second husband was John Savage, a descendent of the Savages of Steinesby in Darbyshire. They were married about 49 Edward III. Margaret married for a third time after John Savage died in 1386, this time to Peirs Legh of maxfield, who was the younger son of Robert Legh of Adlington. They married in Nov. 1388.

Margaret's children with John Savage were John Savage, named after his father, Elizabeth and Blanch, all living 4 Henry IV.

Margaret's children with Piers Legh were Piers Legh, from whom the Leghs of Lyme in Maxfield hundred descend from; and John Legh, escheator of Cheshire in 12-13 Henry VI, and from whom the leghs of Ridge nigh maxfield descend.

Margaret outlived all three of her husbands. She gave the moiety of Gropenhall to her son Piers Legh, and John Savage, who already had his father's estate, she gave libert of bearing her coat of arms.

~Ormerod's History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, vol. I, p. 712

• Background Information. 718
The manor of Chedle belonged to a family of that name in the 12th century. A grandson of the possessor, Sir Roger, left two daughters, one who was named Clemence. Clemence married William de Bagaly, and they had a daughter named Isabel. Isabel married Thomas Danyers. Their daughter married, about 49 Edward III, John Savage as her second husband. Clemence, one of the co-heiresses of Sir Roger de Chedle, had Slifton and divers lands in Chedle by inheritance, which descended to his grand daughter Margaret and John Savage in the right of his wife, he became Lord of Chedle.

~The Ancient and Noble Family of Savage, pg. 16

• Pedigree. 685
~ The Ancient Parish of Prestbury, p. 124, Descent of Margaret Danyers, wife of the first Sir Piers Legh of Lyme
William Danyers, purchaser of lands in Darebury, in 1291, from Henry de Norreys = Agnes de Legh, 10 Edw. I of the family of High Legh and Westhall
Thomas Danyers of Bradley-in-Appleton, Ob 1354, buried at Lymn = Margaret, daughter of Adam de Tabley
Sir Thomas Danyers of Clifton, Ob. 1353, Lord of Gropenhall & Broome = Isabel, daughter and heir of Sir William Baggiley, by Clemence, daughter and heir of Sir. Roger Chedle
Margaret Danyers* = Sir Piers Legh, son of Robert Legh of Addlington and Maud Norley
* Margaret was married three times; 1st to Sir William de Radcliffe; 2nd to Sir John Savage; and 3rd to Sir Piers Legh.

Margaret married Sir John Savage Knight, Esquire of Clifton, son of Sir Robert Savage Knight and Amicia de Walkington, about 1369 in Cheadle, Cheshire, England.718 (Sir John Savage Knight, Esquire of Clifton was born about 1343 in Stainesby, Derbyshire, England and died in 1386 in Clifton, Staffordshire, England 718.)

Margaret next married Piers de Legh, son of Robert de Legh and Maud de Northlegh, about 1388 in England 685.,763 (Piers de Legh died in 1399 in Lancashire, England 763 and was buried in 1399 in Legh Chapel, Mascclesfield, Lancashire 763.)

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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