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Families covered: Legard of Anlaby, Legard of Ganton

John Legard the first mentioned Visitation (Leicestershire)
1. Robert Legard the first mentioned Visitation (Yorkshire)
  m. _ Hotham
  A. Robert Legard
  m. _ Copendall or Copendale of Beverley
  i. John Legard
  m. _ Risom or Ryson
  a. William Legard
  m. _ Legard (dau of Thomas Legard)
  (1) Roger Legard
  (A) John Legard
  m. _ Blacket
  (i) William Legard
  m. Margaret Moyne (dau of John Moyne of Hassell)
  (a) John Legard (a temp Richard II who r. 1377-1399)
  m. Ellen Clyff (dau of Nicholas Clyff (Cliffe))
  ((1)) Robert Legard
  m. Elsabeth Whitworth (dau of John Whitworth of Richmond by _ Woodam (Wodha))
  ((A)) Thomas Legard
  m. Margaret Constable (dau of Thomas Constable of Holme)
  ((i)) Elizabeth Legard (dsp)
m. Thomas Portington
  ((B)) Ralph Legard
  The visitations identify Ralph's wife Constance as dau of Sir John Routh(e) but the Harleian editor for Yorkshire corrects this to ...
  m. Constance Cutts (dau of Sir John Cutts of Routh by Elizabeth, dau of Brian Routh of Routh)
  ((i)) Robert Legard on Anlaby (a temp Henry V who r. 1413-1422)
m. Jane Haldenby (dau of Robert Haldenby of Haldenby)
  ((a)) Robert Legard (dsp)
  ((b)) Raff Legard of Anlaby - continued below
  m. Isabell Hildyard (dau of Sir Piers Hildyard of Wynstead)
  ((c)) Elsabeth Legard
  m. Roger Goodknape
  ((d)) Constance (Custance) Legard
  m. John Syssotson or Cisseton of Anlaby
  ((ii)) Elenor Legard
  m. (Sir Gerard) Usfleet
  ((C)) Margaret Legard
  m. Thomas (Yorkshire) or John (Leicestershire) Frost
  ((D)) Ellen Legard
  m. Thomas Pilate of Wilton (Pylathe of Welton )
  ((2))+ other issue - Thomas (priest), William, Ellen
  (b) Joane Legard
  m. Thomas Cartwright
  (c) Anne Legard
  m. John Welles of Anlaby (Willes of Valaby)
  (d) Beatrix Legard
  m. Peter Replingham
  (e)+ other issue - Peter, Thomas, Izabell
  (iii)+ other issue - Peter, Thomas
  (2) Adam Legard
  b. Peter Legard



Raff Legard of Anlaby - continued above
m. Isabell Hildyard (dau of Sir Piers Hildyard of Wynstead)
1. Christopher Legard of Anlaby (a 1563)
  m1. Isabell Byrnand (dau of John Byrnand of Knarysburgh)
A.+ issue - Frances, Elsabeth
  m2. Jane Mason (dsp, dau of William of Grimsby, widow of William Parker)
  m3. (before 04.06.1588) Anne Carr (d 04.09.1604, dau of Robert Carr of Sleford)
  C. Robert Legard of Anlaby (b c1582, a 1612)
  m1. Anne Daniell (dau of William Daniell of Beswick)
i. Christopher Legard of Anlaby (b c1592,a 1648)
  m. Mary Rokeby (dau of Sir William Rokeby of Hotham)
  a. Charles Legard of Anlaby (b c1625, d c1650)
  m. Theophila Coke (dau of Jonathan Coke of Holkham, son of Sir Edward)
  (1) Anne Legard (b c1654) probably the Ann (b c1655, d 1714, heir) who married ...
  m. (1671) John Castell of Orsmby & Yarmouth (b c1649, d 04-5.1718)
  (2)+ other issue - Edward (dsp), Bridget (b c1652), Isabell
  b. Sir Robert Legard of Anlaby (a 1696, Master of Chancery, 3rd son)
  (1) John (not Robert) Legard of Anlaby
  Le Neve ends with this generation, showing a Robert married to an Anne Hildyard, dau of Robert, 2nd son of Sir Robert, 1st Bart of Partington. The Hildyard records show that Hildyard as a Jane, married to John Legard which is supported by a web site which shows their children as below.
  m. (c1704) Jane (not Anne) Hildyard (dau of Robert Hildyard, son of Sir Robert, 1st Bart of Patrington)
  (A) Henry Legard (4th son)
(i) daughter
  m. _ Shadwell
  (ii)+ other issue - Henry (b 1744), Jane (b 1746)
  (B) Ann Legard
  m. Thomas Rand
(C)+ other issue - Robert, Edward, William
  (2) Mirabella Legard (b 1684-5, d 21.02.1714) probably of this generation
  m. Sir James Smyth, 1st Bart of Isfield (b c1686, d 28.02.1716-7)
  c.+ other issue - John, Frances, Mary
  m2. Frances Bernard (dau of William Bernard, widow of Thomas Johnson) mentioned by Le Neve but not by Visitation
  ii. John Legard of Greys Inn (d Burrowbrigg 1643) had issue
  m. _ Bramston (widow of _ Horne)
Not sure by which wife (though Richard probably by Frances) were ...
  iii.+ other issue - Richard, Anne, Catherine, Elizabeth, Bridget (dsp)
  D. Ann Legard
  m. Thomas Appleyerd
2. Richard Legard of Rysome (a 1584)
  m. _ Marshall (dau of Richard Marshall of Pickering)
A. Jane Legard (b c1568)
  m. (10.01.1585) John Hotham of Scarborough
  B. Fayth Legard
  m. Thomas (not John) Dawnay of Sessay (b 1563, d 05.1642)
  C.+ other issue - Ralph, Isabel
3. John Legard of London
  m. Margaret Franke (dau of Robert Franke of London)
  A. John Legard of Ganton (d 1643)
  m. Elizabeth Mallory (d 21.06.1627, dau of Sir William Mallory of Studley)
  i. John Legard (b 1606, dvp)
  m. Mary Dawnay (dau of Sir John Dawnay of Potter Brompton)
  a. Sir John Legard, 1st Bart of Ganton (b 1631, d 1678)
  m1. (18.10.1655) Grace D'Arcy (d 1658, dau of Conyers D'Arcy, 1st Earl of Holderness)
(1) Grace Legard (b c1657)
  m. John Hill of Thornton
  m2. (12.08.1658) Frances Widdrington (dau of Sir Thomas Widdrington, serjeant-at-law)
  (2) Sir John Legard, 2nd Bart of Ganton (bpt 16.06.1659, d 05.05.1715)
  m1. Elizabeth Wastell (d 1695, dau of Leonard Wastell of Bolton)
  (A) Sir John Legard, 3rd Bart of Ganton (d unm 14.04.1719)
(B) Sir Thomas Legard, 4th Bart of Ganton (d 05.1735)
  m. (1726-7) Frances Digby (bur 04.05.1736, dau of John Digby of Mansfield Woodhouse)
  (i) Sir Digby Legard, 5th Bart of Ganton (d 04.02.1773)
  m. (08.1755) Jane Cartwright (d 15.09.1811, dau of George Cartwright of Ossington)
  (a) Sir John Legard, 6th Bart of Ganton (dsp 16.07.1807)
  m. (22.06.1782) Jane Aston (d 19.12.1833, dau of Henry Aston of Aston, Cheshire)
(b) Sir Thomas Legard, 7th Bart of Ganton (bpt 05.12.1762, d 05.07.1830, commander RN) had issue
  m. (26.12.1802) Sarah Bishop (d 26.01.1814)
  (c) George Legard (dsp, Lt. Colonel)
  m. Jane Grimston (dau of John Grimston of Grimston)
  (d) William Legard (d 19.02.1826, vicar of Ganton) had issue
m. (07.02.1803) Cecilia Elizabeth Oldershaw (d 31.12.1854, dau of James Oldershaw of Stamford)
  (e) Digby Legard of Watton Abbey (b 1766) had issue
  m. (11.12.1797) Frances Creyke (dau of Ralph Creyke of Marton)
  (f) Richard Legard in Jamaica (dsp)
  (g) Jane Legard
  m. _ Smith of Sunderlandwick
(h) Frances Legard (d 1827)
  m. (19.02.1780) Thomas Grimston of Grimston Garth (d 02.05.1821)
  (i) Henrietta Charlotte Legard
  m. _ Smith of Yorkshire
  (ii) Jane Legard (d 1758)
  m. (12.03.1753) John Grimston of Grimston (b 17.02.1724-5, d 21.06.1780)
  (iii)+ other issue - Frances, Elizabeth (d young)
(C) Elizabeth Legard
  m. _ Moor (Captain)
  (D)+ other issue - Saville (d young), William, Christopher (d unm 11.10.1765), Richard (d unm), Frances (d 05.02.1738)
  m2. (1695) Dorothy Cayley (d 11.07.1739, dau of Sir William Cayley, Bart of Brompton)
  (I) Dorothy Legard
  m. _ Oats
  (J) Mary Legard (d 01.04.1770)
  m. Roger Nowell of Read (bpt 27.12.1697, bur 11.10.1734)
  (K)+ other issue - Barnabas (d 11.1766), Robert (d 26.06.1735), James, Edward, Esther (d young)
  (3) Dorothy Legard (b c1661)
  m. (29.05.1690) Thomas Grimston of Grimston Garth (b 18.10.1664, d 13.04.1729)
(4) Frances Legard
  m. (1700) George Bowes
  (5)+ other issue - Thomas (b c1660, d unm), William (b c02.1663, had issue who dsp), Widdrington (b c05.1665, d unm)
  b. Elizabeth Legard
c. Mary Legard
  m. William Bernard of West Heslarton
  ii. Ursula Legard
  m. Gregory Crake of Marton (b c1595, a 09.1666)
  iii. Frances Legard
  m. Sir John Hotham of Scoroborough, Bart
  iv.+ other issue - Richard of the Middle Temple, William (dsp), Christopher (d unm), Henry (d unm), Jane (d unm)
  B. Christopher Legard
  C. Susan Legard (d 1611)
  m. Sir RIchard Cholmley (d 23.09.1631)
4. Robert Legard of Hull
  m1. _ Smyth
  A.+ issue - James, Josias, Ane
  m2. Ann Gee (dau of William Gee)
  D.+ other issue - William, Jane
5. Ralph Legard
6. Joane (Jane) Legard
  m1. Richard Skepper (d before 12.1556)
  m2. Robert Townley
7. Faith Legard possibly the Frances shown by Visitation (Leicestershire) as married to ...
  m. Gabriell Kime of Fristney

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (reviewed 03.12.22 using Leicestershire) : Visitation (Yorkshire, 1563-4, 'Legard'), Visitation (Leicestershire, 1619, 'Legard')
(2) For lower section : BP1934 ('Legard') with some support/input from Visitation (Foster 1875, 1584/5+1621, 'Legard of Anlaby'), Visitation (Yorkshire, Dugdale 1665, 'Legard of Ganton'), Le Neve's 'Pedigrees of the Knights' (p365), DBART1839 ('Legard of Ganton')
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