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Families covered: Lee of Acton Burnell, Lee of Langley, Lee of Lee (Shropshire)

BLG1886 reports that the family "is said to be of Saxon origin."
Hugh de Lega of Le
1. Reginald de la Le
  A. Sir John de Lee (a 1298)
  i. Sir Thomas de la Lee
  m. Petronilla Corbet (dau of Sir Thomas Corbet)
a. Reginald de la Lee of Lee (a 1320)
  (1) Sir John de la Lee
  m1/2. Alice (a 1320)
  m2/1. Matilda de Erdington (dau of Henry de Erdington)
  (A) Sir John de la Lee (a 1339)
  (i) Robert/Roger de la Lee of Rodon (a 1384)
  m. Margaret Astley (dau/heir of Thomas Astley of Nordley, son of Thomas son of Roger son of John son of John)
  (a) Roger/Robert de la Lee of Langley - continued below
  m. Johanna Burnell (dau of Edward Burnell)
  (b) John Lee of Auveley, Shropshire
  m. Joyce Pakington
  (B) Matilda de Lee



Roger/Robert de la Lee of Langley, Salop - continued above
m. Johanna Burnell (dau of Edward Burnell)
1. Robert de Lee of Langley, Sheriff of Salop (a 1387)
  m. Petronilla (a 1440)
  A. Ralph de Lee (d 1479-80)
  m. Isabella Ridley (a 1480, dau of James Ridley)
  i. Richard Lee of Langley, Sheriff of Salop (a 1479)
Visitation reports an additional/alternative ancestry for this Richard, giving precedence to what is shown above but then adding (in italics) a line showing him as son of Raulf (by dau/coheir of _ Burnell) son of Robert son of Roger son of Thomas son of Sir John.
  m. Margaret/Margery Sprenchose (dau/coheir of Sir Fulco Sprenchose or Sprencieulx)
  a. Fulco Lee of Langley
  m1. Alice Cornwall (dau of Sir Richard Cornwall of Burington)
(1) Thomas Lee of Langley
  m. Jane Corbet (dau of Sir Robert Corbet of Morton)
  (A) Richard Lee of Langley
  m. Elianora Wrotesley (dau of Walter Wrotesley of Wrotesley)
  (i) Sir Humphrey Lee of Langley & Acton Burnell, Sheriff of Salop, 1st Bart (b c1569, bur 04.10.1631)
m. Margaret Corbet (dau of Reginald Corbet of Stoke by Alice Grattwood)
  (a) Sir Richard Lee of Langley & Acton Burnell, 2nd Bart, Sheriff of Salop (b c1600, d 04.1660)
  m. Elizabeth Allen (dau of Sir Edward Allen, alderman of London, by Judith, dau of William Bennett of London)
((1)) Rachael Lee
  m. Ralph Cleaton
  ((2)) Mary Lee
  m. Sir Edward Smythe, 1st Bart (d 1714)
  ((3))+ other issue (dvp) - Humphrey, Richard, Francis, Elizabeth
  (b) Margaret Lee
  m. Sir Francis Kynaston of Oteley (d 1652)
(c) Alice Lee who apparently married ...
  m. (06.02.1635/6) Richard Minshull of Burton, 'Lord Minshull' (bur 27.11.1667)
  (ii) Jane Lee
  m. Richard Jenkin
  (iii) Dorothy Lee
  m. Thomas Macworth
  (iv) Johanna Lee
  m. Richard Powell of Ednop
(v) Maria Lee
  m. Henry Vynor of Condover
  (vi) Elizabeth Lee
  m. Michael Lister
  (vii) Katherine Lee
  m. John Heyward
(viii)+ other issue - Walter/William, Francis, Edward
  (B) Joyce Lee
  m. Robert Morton of Haughton
  (C) Dorothy Lee
  m. Richard Pursell
  (D) Jane Lee
  m. Edward More
  (E) Mary Lee
  m. Edward Plowden of Plowden
  (F) Margaret Lee
m. Hugh Bostock of Morton Say
  (G) Katherine Lee
  m. Edward Corbet of Longnor
  (H)+ other issue - Jeremy, Thomas, Susanna
  One of the daughters, presumed of this generation, may (also) have married ...
  m. Henry Calcott of Preston Mountford
  m2. Elizabeth Leighton (dau of John Leighton)
  (2) Margaret Lee
  m. Reginald Williams
  b. Richard Lee of Langley (youngest son?)
  m. _ Macockes
  (1) Elizabeth Lee
  m. Thomas Kynaston of Cotton (Ryton)
  c. Johanna Lee
  m. Thomas Vernon
  d. Margery Lee
  m. Francis Lingen
  e.+ other issue - Thomas, Richard, John

Main source(s): Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, Lee of Roden, Nordley, Langley, and Cotton) with support for the top section from BLG1886 (Lee of Kingsgate House) and some support/input for the lower section from BEB1841 (Lee of Langley)
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