Sir Robert De Legh II, of Adlington

about 1324–9 November 1382 (Age 58)
Adlington, Cheshire, England

The Life of Robert

When Sir Robert De Legh II, of Adlington was born about 1324, in Adlington, Cheshire, England, his father, Robert Legh I, of Adlington, was 17 and his mother, Maud aka Matilda Norley, was 16. He married Matilda De Arderne before 1361, in England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 9 November 1382, in his hometown, at the age of 58, and was buried in Adlington, Lancashire, England.

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Family Time Line

Sir Robert De Legh II, of Adlington
Matilda De Arderne
Marriage: before 1361
Sir Piers Lord of Lyme I
Katherine Leigh
Sir Robert Legh III, of Adlington
John Legh
Joan Legh

Spouse and Children

before 1361


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1328 · First War of Scottish Independence

Age 4

The First War of Scottish Independence began after England invaded Scotland in 1296. The Treaty of Edinburgh was signed in 1328 which declared peace between the two kingdoms and brought the war to an end.
1337 · The Hundred Years' War

Age 13

The Hundred Years' War between France and England was largely due to the question of legitimate succession to the French crown.
1382 · Wycliffe's Bible

Age 58

John Wycliffe, English theologian and professor at the University of Oxford, completed a translation of the Bible from the Latin Vulgate into Middle English. This translation is known as Wycliffe's Bible and was completed around 1382.

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Robert de Legh Sr. - Published information: birth: about 1345; Adlington, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
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