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Biography of William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750

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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).

Around 1682 William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750 (9) educated at Westminster School.

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.

Around 1687 William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750 (14) educated at King's College.

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.

On Jul 1700 William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750 (27) and [his wife] Anne Finch Countess Dartmouth -1751 were married.

Around 1704 [his son] George Legge 1704-1732 was born to William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750 (31) and [his wife] Anne Finch Countess Dartmouth -1751.

Before 29 May 1708 [his son] Henry Bilson-Legge 1708-1764 and Mary Stawell Baroness Stawell 1725-1780 were married.

On 29 May 1708 [his son] Henry Bilson-Legge 1708-1764 was born to William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750 (35) and [his wife] Anne Finch Countess Dartmouth -1751.

In 1709 [his daughter] Barbara Legge Baroness Bagot 1709-1765 was born to William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750 (36) and [his wife] Anne Finch Countess Dartmouth -1751.

In 1710 [his son] Edward Legge 1710-1747 was born to William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750 (37) and [his wife] Anne Finch Countess Dartmouth -1751.

In 1711 William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750 (38) was created 1st Earl Dartmouth. [his wife] Anne Finch Countess Dartmouth -1751 by marriage Countess Dartmouth.

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 15 Dec 1750 William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750 (78) died. His grandson William Legge 2nd Earl Dartmouth 1731-1801 (19) succeeded 2nd Earl Dartmouth.

On 30 Nov 1751 [his former wife] Anne Finch Countess Dartmouth -1751 died.

[his daughter] Anne Legge -1740 was born to William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750 and [his former wife] Anne Finch Countess Dartmouth -1751.

[his son] Heneage Legge -1759 was born to William Legge 1st Earl Dartmouth 1672-1750 and [his former wife] Anne Finch Countess Dartmouth -1751.

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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