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Families covered: Lany of Cratfield, Leversege (Liversedge) of Wheelock, Lea of Halesowen Grange

Richard Lany of London
m. Margaret Cooke (dau/coheir of Robert Cooke of Cratfield by Agnes, dau/coheir of Edmund Bohun of Fressingfield & Eye)
1. John Lany of Cratfield, Suffolk (bur 28.03.1601)
  m1. Katherine Yaxley (bur 15.02.1556, dau of Anthony Yaxley of Mells)
A. John Lany 'of Cratfield' (bpt 16.09.1547, d 04.10.1633, recorder of Ipswich)
  m. (14.05.1574) Mary Poley (b 1551-2, d 18.08.1633, dau of John Poley of Badley)
  i.+ issue - John, Bassebon, others
  B. James Lany of Barwick (bpt 25.07.1550)
  i.+ issue - son, Anna
  C. Thomas Lany of Newark (bpt 18.12.1551)
  m. Gertrude Hunt (dau of John Hunt of Lindon, widow of Henry Sachverell of Resby)
  i. Thomay Lany (b c1586, a 1619)
  D.+ other issue - Benjamin (bpt 30.07.1553, dsp), Mary (bpt 09.04.1546), Anne, Joan (bur 10.02.1556)
m2. Elizabeth Aslake (dau of William Aslake of Carrow, widow of Thomas Blennerhassett)
  H. Aslake Lany of Pulham, Norfolk (bpt 20.12.1568, bur 01.1639)
  m. Elizabeth Jermy (b c1578, a 09.1646, dau of John Jermy or Jerningham of Stutton)
  i.+ issue - Aslake, Elizabeth, Margaret mentioned in Visitation (Norfolk, 1613, Layney)
2. Anne Lany
  m. Edward Wyllay of Bishops Stortford
3. Faith Lany
  m. William Sherman of London then Ipswich (d by 1583, grocer)
4.+ other issue - Richard, Francis



Richard Leversege
m. Agnes Worth (b by 1398, a 1438, dau of Thomas Worth by Elizaberth, dau of Thomas Wheelock of Wheelock)
1. Richard Leversege of Wheelock, Cheshire
  m. _ Langley of Lancashire
  A. Thomas Leversege
  m. _ Venables (dau of _ Venables of Kinderton)
  i. Rafe Leversege of Wheelock
  m. Margery Wilbram (dau of William Wilbram of Woodhey)
  a. William Leversege of Wheelock (a 1580)
  m. Katherine Davenport (dau of Thomas (not Ralph) Davenport or Damport of Henbury)
  (1) William Leversege or Liversedge of Wheelock (bpt 27.04.1563, d 28.03.1638)
  m. Eleanor Sheffield (bur 23.05.1637, dau of Robert Sheffield of Epworth, sister of Sir Edward)
  (A) Thomas Liversedge (bpt 03.09.1591, dvp bur 22.07.1620)
  m. Dorothy Massey (dau/heir of Thomas Massey of Whickleswick)
  (i) William Liversedge (dsp c1651)
  m. Elizabeth Wortlington (dau of Thomas Wortlington of Wybunbury)
  (ii)+ other issue - Randle (d unm), Frances
(B) William Liversedge of Sandbach (bpt 19.10.1592, bur 11.07.1668)
  m. Audrey Nedham (bur 20.12.1658, dau of Richard Nedham of Ickenham)
  (i) William Liversedge
  (ii) Audrey Liversedge
  m. John Broughton of Broughton, Flintshire
  (C) William Liversedge of Kinderton (bpt 05.06.1598, bur 17.06.1653, 2nd William)
  m. Anne Dean (dau of Thomas Dean of Warmingham)
  (i)+ issue - Eleanor, Audrey
  (D) Eleanor Liversedge (bpt 30.08.1596, d 03.04.1664)
m. John Weld of Astbury
  (E) Cicely Liversedge (bpt 09.10.1609, d 27.03.1636)
  m. (c01.1622-3) John Oldfield of Bradwall
  (F) Douglas Liversedge (bpt 24.04.1608)
  m. (c02.1639) James Carrington of Bugsmarsh
  (G)+ other issue - Reginald (bpt 17.11.1593, bur 01.11.1597), Ralph (d young), Savage (bpt 05.02.1601-2), Robert (bpt 16.11.1600?), Edward (bpt 25.03.1607), Richard (bpt 20.06.1603)
  (2) Hugh Leversege
  (3) Margery Leversege
  m. (1576) Rafe Hassal of Hassal (not Halsall of Halsall)
  b. Isabell Leversege
  m. John Bromley of Bafford
  c.+ other issue - Richard, Thomas, Robert, Margaret



William Lea of Lea Green in Kings Norton, later of Halesowen Grange (d 1612)
m. Joice Ive (a 11.1631, dau/heir of John Ive of Halesowen Grange)
1. John Lea of Halesowen Grange (a 11.1657, 3rd son)
  m. Anne Tibbots (a 06.1685, sister of Robert Tibbots)
A. William Lea of Halesowen Grange, Sheriff of Worcestershire (d unm 24.06.1702)
  B. John Lea of Halesowen
  m. Mary Deeley (d 1720, dau of William Deeley or Deely of Warley Wigorn)
  i. William Lea of Halesowen Grange (b 1677, d 31.01.1741)
  The following is supported by TCP (vol IV, Dudley or Sutton of Dudley).
  m. (09.11.1709) Frances Ward (d 24.01.1737, dau of William Ward, son of Edward, 2nd Lord Ward, 7th Lord Dudley)
  a. Ferdinando Lea, 11th Lord Dudley (b 01.09.1710, d unm 21.10.1757)
  b. Anne Lea (bpt 24.03.1714, d 29.04.1762)
  m. (1737) William Smith of Stoke Prior & Ridgacre (b 1713, d 19.05.1784)
  A claim for the Dudley barony passed through this marriage and was successful in 1916.
  c. Frances Lea (bpt 12.04.1717, bur 14.03.1800)
  m. (08.12.1840) Walter Woodcock
  d. Mary Lea (dsps bur 14.04.1742)
  m. (1741) Joseph Harvey of Stourbridge
  e. Catherine Lea (bpt 08.02.1726/7, d bur 12.04.1756)
  m. (16.11.1744) Thomas Jordan of Birmingham (gunsmith)
f. Elizabeth Lea (bpt 23.02.1728/9)
  m. (14.07.1759) Benjamin Briscoe (rector of Staunton)
  ii. Anne Lea
  m. Alan Garway
  iii. Margaret Lea
  m. (1706) John Shenstone ("of the poet's family")
  C. Joice Lea
  m. Humphrey Lowe of Warley Salop
  i. Elizabeth Lowe (b 1675-6, d 05.1762)
  m. (06.1709) Jacob Smith of Stoke Prior
  ii.+ other issue
  D. Anne Lea
  m. Thomas Palmer of Lappall
  E. Mary Lea
  m. Rev. John Birch
  F. Bridget Lea
  m. Samuel Benton of King's Norton
  G.+ other issue - Thomas (dsp bur 01.12.1705), Eleanor (d unnm 1711)
2. Alice Lea
  m. William Collins
3. Bridget Lea
  m. William Field
4.+ other issue - Thomas, William

Main source(s):
(1) For Lany (uploaded 04.04.08) : Visitation (Suffolk, 1561, Lany of Cratfield), Visitation (Leicestershire, 1619, Lany)
(2) For Leversege/Liversedge (uploaded 12.12.08) : Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, Leversege of Wheelock), Visitation (Cheshire, 1613 & 1663, Liversedge of Wheelock)
(3) For Lea (uploaded 04.03.10) : BLG1886 (Smith of Halesowen Grange), BP1934 (Dudley)
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