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  • ID: I6293
  • Name: Thomas LEIGH 2nd Baron Leigh of Stoneleigh 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 25 JUN 2013
  • Baptism: 17 JUN 1652 Hamstall Ridware, Staffordshire 3 2
  • Education: Leigh, Thomas, 1s. Thomas, of Hamstead Ridware, co. Stafford, equitis. CHRIST CHURCH, matric. 16 July, 1666, aged 14; created M.A., 4 Feb., 1666-7; grandson to Lord Stoneleigh, whom he succeeded as 2nd lord 22 Feb., 1671; died 1710; father of Edward 1702. 4
  • Death: 12 NOV 1710
  • Note: Buried at Stoneleigh on 16 November 1710. 3 2



    Father: Thomas LEIGH of Hamstall Ridware, co. Stafford
    Mother: Jane FITZMAURICE

    Marriage 1 Eleanor WATSON b: 26 FEB 1658/59 in Rockingham, Northamptonshire
    • Married: 23 OCT 1679 in Rockingham, Northamptonshire
    • Note: Thomas's second wife. 2
    Children
    1. Has Children Eleanor LEIGH
    2. Has No Children Ann LEIGH b: 12 JUL 1680
    3. Has No Children Mary LEIGH b: 26 JUN 1681
    4. Has No Children Thomas LEIGH b: 03 FEB 1682/83
    5. Has Children Edward LEIGH 3rd Baron Leigh of Stoneleigh b: 13 JAN 1683/84
    6. Has No Children Charles LEIGH

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth BROWN
    • Married: APR 1669
    • Note:
      Thomas's first wife. Both were under age.
      From p.568, note (a): 'He appears to have lived on bad terms with his first wife, for Humphrey Prideaux writes, 13 April 1675, of Mr. Dean going "to the Lord Leigh's to reconcile him and his wife if possible." She petitioned the House of Lords against his treatment of her. V.G.'
      2 1

    Sources:
    1. Title: Visitation
      Abbrev: Visitation
      Page: Visitation of Warwickshire 1682
      Harleian Society Vol. LXII (1911)
      Leigh of Stoneleigh pp.10-12
    2. Title: The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed
      Abbrev: Complete Peerage
      Author: G.E. Cokayne with Vicary Gibbs
      Publication: St Catherine Press Ltd, London, 1910 and later
      Page: Leigh of Stoneleigh, Vol.07 pp.567-68
    3. Title: Visitation
      Abbrev: Visitation
      Page: The Visitation of Warwickshire 1619
      Harleian Society
    4. Title: Alumni Oxonienses: The Members of the University of Oxford1500-1714 and 1715-1886
      Abbrev: Oxford Alumni
      Author: Compiler: Joseph Foster
      Publication: Parker & Co, Oxford
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