Hugh/Richard de Draycote
Robert Legh
Sir Richard de Draycote Knight & Justice of Chester
(Abt 1200-Abt 1268)
Aliva de Legh
Sir Philip de Draycote Knight
(-Bef 1294)


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Alice Colevyle

Sir Philip de Draycote Knight

  • Born: Paynsley, Staffordshire, England
  • Marriage: Alice Colevyle
  • Died: Bef 8 Jul 1294, Staffordshire, England 141

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• From Gen-Medieval Archives: Sir Philip de Draycott . 193
Subject: Sir Richard de Draycott (d. ca. 1268) and the identity of 'Lady Orabilie'
Date: Wed, 19 May 2004 23:34:20 EDT
1 Sir Richard de Draycott
Birth: ca 1200[1]
Death: ca 1268[1]
Father: Hugh de Draycott
Knt., of Paynsley, co. Staffs.
he m. 1st Aliva de Legh,
2nd _______,
3rd Orabel (or Orabilis)[1]

Spouse: Aliva de Legh[1]
Father: Robert de Legh

Children: Sir Philip (-<1294)

Other Spouses Orabel ['Lady Orabilie'; SEE BELOW]

1.1 Sir Philip de Draycott
Death: bef 8 Jul 1294[1] of Paynsley, co. Staffs.

'Legal actions taken by his wife after his death show that he held estates in Butterdon, Kingsley, Leigh, Orslow and Whiston, co. Staffs. and in Draycott and Calton, co. Derby.'[1]

" Gift (and transcript) by Philip, Lord of Draycot to Lady Orabilie once wife of Lord Richard his father, of all his land with all appurtenancesin the villein of Kalton for homage and service, and two oaks of his wood of Wyston "in the view (visum) of his forester": to be held by Lady Orabilie her heirs and assigns except for monks and Jews, paying annually a pair of white gloves for all services and suit of court: for this gift the Lady Orabilie will marry her daughter Letitia to Philip's eldest son Richard.
Witnesses: Lord William de Kaveswall, [Caverswall] then Sheriff of Stafford and Salop, Philip de Leg [Leigh], William de Chetilton [Cheddleton], Richard Basset, William de Yppeston [Ipstones] Ralph Basset, Roger de Vernay, Thomas de Kersewall, Henry de Brad, Richard de Fowall and others "
- PRO, Derbyshire Record Office: Okeover of Okeover [D231M/T -D231M/M], D231M/T319 [3]

Spouse: Alice Colevyle
Death: bef Apr 1301[1]

Children: Sir Richard (ca1250-1321)

1. Pedigree, Draycott of Paynsley Descent from Hugh de Draycott of Paynsley, co. Staffs.
comp. by Robert O'Connor,
2. "International Genealogical Index," IGI:
3. "Public Record Office Archives,"

• Background Information. 141
This Philip was the son and heir of Sir Richard de Draycote, by Aline, aunt and coheir of Robert de Legh, of Leigh, Staffordshire, and first daughter of another Robert de Legh of the same.

~ Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, (Draycote), pp. 461, footnote (d)

• Web Reference: History of the Draycott Family .
The author of this website cites W. Fowler Carter's "History of the Draycott Family" from the 1925 edition of Collections for a History of Staffordshire, edited by the William Salt Archaeological Society as his source. The Pedigree given for Draycote is:

Nicholas son of Malbanc
Hugh de Draycote
, grantee of Draycote, circa 1160
Philip de Draycote
, Circ 1150-1212
Hugh/Richard de Draycote
Richard de Draycote
, Justice of Chester= Aliva de Leigh
Philip de Draycote
, second son
Richard de Draycote
=Lettice de Bek
Robert de Bek
, second son
Robert de Bek
Nicholas de Bek
Elizabeth de Bek

Philip married Alice Colevyle. (Alice Colevyle died before Apr 1301 in Staffordshire, England 141.)

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