'Leigh07'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Ley of Ley in Bere Ferrers, Ley of Marlborough, Ley of Teffont Ewyas

William de Leigh (a 1295)
m. Jane
1. Henry de la Leigh in Bere Ferrers (a 1305)
  A. Henry Ley of Ley in Bere Ferrers (a 1396)
  m. Elizabeth
  i. Walter Ley of Ley (a 1410)
  a. Thomas Ley of Ley (d 1464-5)
  (1) Henry Ley (a 1485)
  m1. Elizabeth Trevowan
  (A) Robert Ley (d by 17.04.1527)
  m. Dorothy Henscott (dau of John Henscott, son of Nicholas)
(i) Henry Ley of Ley in Bere Ferrers
  m. Elizabeth Cotton
  (a) Henry Ley of Teffont Ewyas (Tefont Evias) (d 07/17.06.1574)
  m. Dionisia St. Maure (dau of Walter St. Maure or de St. Mayne, son of Stephan of Wilton)
  ((1)) William Ley of Teffont Ewyas (Tefont Evias)
  ((2)) Mathew Ley
  m. Margaret Barret of Essex (relict of Humphrey Foster)
  ((3)) James Ley, 1st Earl of Marlborough (b c1552, d 14.03.1629, Chief Justice, Lord Treasurer, 6th/youngest son)
  m1. (before 1593) Mary Pettie (dau of John Pettie of Stoke Talmage)
  ((A)) Henry Ley, 2nd Earl of Marlborough (bpt 03.12.1595, d 01.04.1638)
  m. (05.11.1616) Mary Capell (b c1598, d 02.06.1670, dau of Sir Arthur Capell of Little Hadham)
  ((i)) James Ley, 3rd Earl of Marlborough (b 28.01.1617/8, d unm 02.06.1665)
((ii)) Elizabeth Ley (d unm)
  ((B)) William Ley, 4th Earl of Marlborough (bpt 10/2.03.1612, dsp 1679, 3rd son)
  m. Margaret Hewett (bur 07.05.1713, dau of Sir William Hewett of Breckles by Ursula Webb)
  ((C)) Elizabeth Ley
  m. Morice Carant of Toomer, Somerset
((i)) William Carant or Clarent
  m. Eleanor Long (b 1618, dau of Gifford Long of Rowd Ashton)
  ((D)) Anne Ley
  m. Sir Walter Long of Dracycot (d 1637)
  ((E)) Mary Ley
  m1. John Tristram
  m2. Richard Erisey of Erisey
((F)) Dionysia Ley (d 1674)
  m. John Harington of Kelneyton (Kelveston)
  ((G)) Margaret Ley
  m. _ Hobson of Hertfordshire
  ((H)) Esther (Hester) Ley
  m. Arthur Pulter (not Fuller) of Bradfield
  ((I)) Phoebe Ley
  m. (Richard) Biggs of Hurst
  ((J))+ other issue (d unm) - James (d 1618), Martha
  m2. (c02.1617/8, sp) Mary Pierson (bur 05.10.1618, dau of Thomas Pierson of Westminster, widow of Sir William Bowyer of Denham)
  m3. (04.07.1621, sp) Jane Boteler (b c1604, bur 28.03.1672, dau of John Boteler, 1st Lord)
  ((4)) Mary Ley probably of this generation
  m. Richard Orpen
  m2. Jane
  (2) Jane Ley
  m. Richard Moore (son of William)
  (3)+ other issue - Thomas, John
  b. Roger Ley
  c. Johanna Ley
  m. Nicholas Parker

Main source(s): Visitation (Wiltshire, 1623, Ley), BE1883 (Ley of Marlborough)
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