John de Lea Lord of Lee
(-After 1244)
Henry de Lea Sheriff of Lancaster
William de Lea
(Abt 1300-)


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1. Clémence Banastre

William de Lea 1

  • Born: Abt 1300, Lea
  • Marriage (1): Clémence Banastre

  Research Notes:

From :
Henry de Lea, the son of John de Lea, was sheriff 11 Edward I or A.D. 1283. He died 17 Edward I, and was found possessed, by Inquisition taken that same year, of the manors of Chernok, Meles, Lea and lands in Quarlton. His son William de Lea, married Clemence, daughter of Robert Banastre, and they had two children:

Henry, who died without issue
Sibilla, wo married Richard de Hogton.

~The Coucher Book, Or Chartulary, of Whalley Abbey, Vol. II, footnote, pp. 497-8

He was lord of the manor of Mollington-Banastre, Co. Chester. In right of his wife, Clemence or Clementin, daughter Robert Banastre, lord of Walton and Makerfield and baron of Newton. They had a daughter, Sybell de Lea, sister and heir of her brother, Henry de Lea who died without children in 1215.

~A Genealogy of the Southworths (Southards)..., pg. 432

~The Coucher Book, Or Chatulary of Whalley Abbey, Vol. I, p. 115 823

~Ormerod's History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, vol. II, p. 574, Banastre, Lee & Hoghton, of Molynton Pedigree, p. 574-575, William, descended from whom the barons of Kendal. He married Clemence Banstre. Their children were Sir Henry Del Lea, and Sibill del Lea who married Sir Richard de Hoghton. 713

William married Clémence Banastre, daughter of Sir Robert Banastre and Alice Woodcock. (Clémence Banastre was born in Lancashire, England and died before 8 Feb 1290 in England.)


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