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Piers Legh

Male Abt 1390 - 1422  (~ 32 years)


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  • Name Piers Legh  [1
    Born Abt 1390  of Lyme in Handley, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 1422  Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried St. Michael's, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I35882  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2021 

    Father Piers Legh,   b. Abt 1360, of Lyme in Handley, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1399, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Mother Margaret Danyers,   b. Abt 2 May 1348,   d. 24 Jun 1428  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1388  [4, 5, 6
    Notes 
    • Married with dispensation.
    Family ID F21085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan de Haydock,   d. 17 Jan 1440 
    Married Abt 1403  [4
    Children 
    +1. Peter Legh,   b. Jun 1415, of Lyme in Handley, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1478, Bradley-in-Burtonwood, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F21083  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Fought at Agincourt, where he was wounded.

  • Sources 
    1. [S812] The Victoria County History of Lancaster. Portions online, linked from medievalgenealogy.org.uk.

    2. [S413] Genealogy Page of John Blythe Dobson., place only.

    3. [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.

    4. [S413] Genealogy Page of John Blythe Dobson.

    5. [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., year only.

    6. [S77] The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester by George Ormerod. Second edition, revised and enlarged by Thomas Helsby. London: George Routledge and Sons, 1882., month and year only.