Biography of William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750
On Nov 1667 [his father] George Legge 1st Baron Dartmouth 1647-1691 (20) and Barbara Archbold Baroness Dartmouth 1650-1718 (17) were married.
On 14 Oct 1672 William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750 was born to [his father] George Legge 1st Baron Dartmouth 1647-1691 (25).
In 1682 [his father] George Legge 1st Baron Dartmouth 1647-1691 (35) was created 1st Baron Dartmouth (1C 1682). Barbara Archbold Baroness Dartmouth 1650-1718 (32) by marriage Baroness Dartmouth (1C 1682).
John Evelyn's Diary 1683 June. 11 Jun 1683. The Lord Dartmouth (10) was elected Master of the Trinity House; son to [his father] George Legge (36), late Master of the Ordnance, and one of the grooms of the bedchamber; a great favorite of the Duke's (49), an active and understanding gentleman in sea affairs.
John Evelyn's Diary 1685 July. 20 Jul 1685. The Trinity House met this day, which should have ben on ye Monday after Trinity, but was put off by reason of the Royal Charter being so large that it could not be ready before. Some immunities were super-added. Mr. Pepys (52), Secretary to ye Admiralty, was a second time chosen Master. There were present the Duke of Grafton (21), Lord Dartmouth (12), Master of ye Ordnance, the Commissioners of ye Navy, and brethren of the Corporation. We went to Church according to costome, and then took barge to the Trinity House, in London, where we had a great dinner, above 80 at one table.
On 25 Oct 1691 [his father] George Legge 1st Baron Dartmouth 1647-1691 (44) died at Tower of London. He was buried at Holy Trinity, Minories.
Before 29 May 1708 [his son] Henry Bilson-Legge 1708-1764 and Mary Stawell Baroness Stawell 1725-1780 were married.
On 27 Jul 1724 Walter Wagstaffe Bagot 5th Baronet Bagot 1702-1768 (21) and [his daughter] Barbara Legge Baroness Bagot 1709-1765 (15) were married. Barbara Legge Baroness Bagot 1709-1765 (15) by marriage Lady Bagot of Blithfield Hall.
Before 20 Jun 1731 [his son] George Legge 1704-1732 and Elizabeth Kaye Baroness North, Baroness Guildford 1707-1745 were married.
On 29 Aug 1732 [his son] George Legge 1704-1732 (28) died.
On Jul 1740 [his daughter] Anne Legge -1740 died.
On 19 Sep 1747 [his son] Edward Legge 1710-1747 (37) died.
On 30 Nov 1751 [his former wife] Anne Finch Countess Dartmouth -1751 died.
Paternal Family Tree: Legge
Father: George Legge 1st Baron Dartmouth 1647-1691
GrandFather: William Legge -1670
Great GrandFather: Edward Legge -1616
Great GrandMother: Mary Walshe
Great x 2 GrandFather: Percy Walshe
GrandMother: Elizabeth Washington 1616-1688
Great GrandFather: Willam Washington
Great x 2 GrandFather: Lawrence Washington 1565-1616
Great x 3 GrandFather: Robert Washington 1544-1619
Great x 4 GrandFather: Lawrence Washington 1500-1583
Great GrandMother: Anne Villiers
Great x 2 GrandFather: George Villiers of Brokesby 1544-1606
Great x 3 GrandFather: William Villiers of Brooksby Leicestershire 1492-1558
Great x 4 GrandFather: John Villiers 1456-1506
Great x 3 GrandMother: Collette Clarke 1491-1539
Great x 4 GrandFather: Richard Clarke
Great x 2 GrandMother: Audrey Saunders 1551-1588
Great x 3 GrandFather: William Saunders of Harrington Northamptonshire -1582