'Leveson1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Leveson of Prestwood, Leveson of Willenhall, Leveson of Wolverhampton
[Much of this page was first released as draft on 19.03.05.]

                               
Richard Leveson of Willenhall (a 1272)
m. Agnes Clement (dau of William Clement)
1. John Leveson of Willenhall this generation omitted by 'The History and Antiquities of Staffordshire'
  A. Richard Leveson of Willenhall
  m1. Margery (dau of Henry son of Clement of Wolverhampton)
  i. Richard Leveson of Willenhall & Wolverhampton (d c1346, 2nd son?)
  m. Edith
  a. Richard Leveson of Wolverhampton (dsp 1410)
  b. William Leveson
  m. Joan
  (1) Richard Leveson of Wolverhampton
(A) William Leveson of Heath
  m. Isabel
  (i) Richard Leveson of Wolverhampton
  m. Joyce (dau of Fulk de Bermingham)
  (a) Fulk Leveson (dsp)
  (b) Walter Leveson of Wolverhampton
  m. Elizabeth Arden of Park Hall
  ((1)) John Leveson (d 1575)
  m. Joyce Ashfield (d 1570-1, dau of John Ashfield of Outrop)
((A)) Thomas Leveson of Wolverhampton, Sheriff of Staffordshire (d 20.12.1595)
  m. Mary Brooke (d 1593, dau of Robert Brooke, judge)
  ((B)) Anne Leveson
  m. Sir Robert Stanford of Perryhall
  ((C))+ other issue - Walter (dsp 1562), Michael (dsp), John (d 1605)
  ((2)) Thomas Leveson (d 1563)
  m1. Ann Wrotteley (d 1551, dau of Richard Wrotteley)
  ((A)) Jane Leveson
  m1. Richard Poulteney of Misserton
  m2. John Leonard of Witteborne
  m2. Cecily
  ((3)) Margaret Leveson
  ((4)) Elizabeth Leveson
  m. _ Woodham
  (c) William Leveson
  m. Helen Clayton (dau/coheir of John Clayton of Bythbury)
  ((1)) John Leveson of Little Wyrley (d 1578)
  m. Elizabeth Fowke (dau of Roger Fowke)
  ((A)) John Leveson
  m. _ Breton of Tamworth
  ((B)) Margaret Leveson (d 1578)
  m. Richard Rydley of Graseley
  ((i)) John Rydley of Graseley
  m. Alice Cradoke
  ((a)) Rachel Rydley (b 1581)
  m. John Rotton of Moseley
  (((1))) Walter Rotton (dsp)
  m. _ Burley
  ((b))+ other issue - John (b 1577, d 1581), Sarah (d young)
  ((C))+ other issue - Thomas, Richard, Mary
  (d) Elizabeth Leveson mentioned by various web sites
  m. John Bowyer
  c. John Leveson of Willenhall
  m. Agnes
(1) Richard Leveson of Willenhall (a 1400)
  m. Joanna de Rushall (dau of John de Rushall of Wolverhampton)
  (A) Nicholas Leveson of Willenhall & Prestwood (a 1400, 1460)
  m. Maud Prestwood (dau of John Prestwood of Prestwood Hall)
  (i) Richard Leveson of Willenhall & Prestwood (a 1460)
  'The History and Antiquities of Staffordshire' & Visitation identify Richard's wife only as Joan but various web sites name her ...
  m. Joanna Knightley (dau of John de Knightley)
  (a) Nicholas Leveson of Willenhall & Prestwood (a 1482)
  m. Hillary named on various web sites
  ((1)) Richard Leveson of Willenhall & Prestwood
  m. Joan Bradbury (dau of Thomas Bradbury, Lord Mayor of London)
  ((2)) William Leveson
  ii.+ other issue - Geffrey (d 1335), John (dsp, eldest?), Thomas, Edith
  m2. Edith

Main source(s): 'The History and Antiquities of Staffordshire' by Rev. Stebbing Shaw (published in 1798) with some support from Visitation (Kent, 1592, Leveson) and some supplementary details from various web sites
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