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Peter Legh

Male 1415 - 1478  (~ 62 years)


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  • Name Peter Legh 
    Born Jun 1415  of Lyme in Handley, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1478  Bradley-in-Burtonwood, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Person ID I35880  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2021 

    Father Piers Legh,   b. Abt 1390, of Lyme in Handley, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1422, Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Mother Joan de Haydock,   d. 17 Jan 1440 
    Married Abt 1403  [1
    Family ID F21083  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Molyneux,   d. 13 May 1460, Bradley-in-Burtonwood, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Between 1430 and 1432  [1
    Children 
    +1. Peter Legh,   b. of Lyme in Handley, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1468, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F21082  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Fought on the Yorkist side at Wakefield, for which he was made a knight banneret by Richard, duke of York, father of Edward IV.

  • Sources 
    1. [S413] Genealogy Page of John Blythe Dobson.

    2. [S5954] Memoir of the Molyneux Family by Gisborne Molyneux. 1882., place only.

    3. [S812] The Victoria County History of Lancaster. Portions online, linked from medievalgenealogy.org.uk., year only.

    4. [S5947] Contributions toward a History of the Ancient Parish of Prestbury by Frank Renaud. Contained in Remains Historical and Literary Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester, volume 97 (1876), published by the Chetham Society.