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William Legge, 1st Earl of Dartmouth

Male 1672 - UNKNOWN


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  • Name William Legge 
    Suffix 1st Earl of Dartmouth 
    Born 14 Oct 1672 
    Gender Male 
    1 Source See Burke's Peerage under "Dartmouth" Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died UNKNOWN 
    Person ID I030783  Ancestorium

    Father George Legge, 1st Baron Dartmouth,   b. 1647,   d. 25 Oct 1691  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Barbara Archbold,   d. 28 Jan 1718 
    Family ID F20331  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Finch,   d. 30 Nov 1751 
    Married 18 Jul 1700 
    Children 
     1. George Legge, Viscount Lewisham,   d. 29 Aug 1732
     2. Barbara Legge,   d. 29 Nov 1765
    +3. Henry Bilson-Legge, Hon,   b. 29 May 1708,   d. 23 Aug 1764  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 6 May 2022 
    Family ID F20330  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Legge, 1st Earl of Dartmouth1
      http://thepeerage.com/p2933.htm#i29326
      M, #29326, b. 14 October 1672, d. 15 December 1750
      Last Edited=22 Sep 2013

      William Legge, 1st Earl of Dartmouth
      by Sir Godfrey Kneller 2
      William Legge, 1st Earl of Dartmouth was born on 14 October 1672.3 He was the son of George Legge, 1st Baron Dartmouth and Barbara Archibald.3 He married Lady Anne Finch, daughter of Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Aylesford and Elizabeth Banks, in July 1700.3 He died on 15 December 1750 at age 78.
      He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Dartmouth, of Dartmouth, Devon [E., 1682] on 25 October 1691.3 He held the office of Principal Secretary of State in 1710.3 He was created 1st Viscount Lewisham, of co. Kent [Great Britain] on 5 September 1711.3 He was created 1st Earl of Dartmouth [Great Britain] on 5 September 1711.3 He held the office of Lord Privy Seal in 1713.3 He held the office of Lord Justice in 1714.3

      Children of William Legge, 1st Earl of Dartmouth and Lady Anne Finch
      1.George Legge, Viscount Lewisham+3 d. 29 Aug 1732
      2.Lady Barbara Legge+1 d. 29 Oct 1765
      3.Hon. Heneage Legge+4 d. 29 Aug 1759
      4.Lady Anne Legge5 d. Jul 1740
      5.Rt. Hon. Henry Bilson-Legge+5 b. 29 May 1708, d. 23 Aug 1764
      6.Hon. Edward Legge2 b. 1710, d. 1747

      Citations
      1.[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 374. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
      2.[S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
      3.[S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1036. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
      4.[S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 162. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
      5.[S37] BP2003. [S37]