Ralph St. Leger

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  1. 1.  Ralph St. Leger was born ~ 1274, Ulcombe, Kent, England (son of Ralph St. Leger and unnamed spouse).

    Notes:

    Ralph St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1274, Ulcombe, Kent, England

    Father: Ralph St. LEGER
    Mother: ?

    Married: Joan ?

    Children:

    1. Bartholomew St. LEGER

    2. Edmund St. LEGER

    Ralph — Joan LNU. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Edmund St. Leger was born ~ 1290, Ulcombe, Kent, England.
    2. Bartholomew St. Leger was born ~ 1300, Ulcombe, Kent, England.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Ralph St. Leger was born ~ 1248, Ulcombe, Kent, England (son of John St. Leger and Jeanne LNU); died 0___ 1290.

    Notes:

    LEGER

    Born: ABT 1089

    Notes: Granted lands to Battle Abbey in conjunction with his father in the time of Henry I.

    Father: William De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Cecilia De ROMNEY

    Geoffrey De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Born: ABT 1087, Fairligh, Sussex, England

    Father: William De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Cecilia De ROMNEY

    Married: Agnes De CLARE (b. ABT 1091) ABT 1112, Fairligh, Sussex, England

    Children:

    1. Reginald De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    2. Thomas De St. LEGER

    3. William De St. LEGER

    4. Goddard De St. LEGER of Goderville

    Thomas De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1115

    Died: 1183

    Notes: Inherited Fairlight in Sussex and the lordships of St Leger at Foucarmont and Bois Hubert in Normany France. He is mentioned in documents of the Priory at Lewes in Sussex and the Abbey of St. Martin, Battle. In 1150 he was a witness when his brother Reginald gave his manor at Cortesley to the priory at Lewes. At the same time he witnessed the gift of land and sea at Winchelsea by his brother Geoffrey to Battle Abbey. Helped to Found the Priory at Robertsbridge, Sussex.

    Father: Geoffrey De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Agnes De CLARE

    Married: Alice De St. MARTIN (dau. of Walter De St. Martin)

    Children:

    1. Jean De St. LEGER

    2. Wizo De St. LEGER (b. 1161 - d. 1205)

    3. Richard De St. LEGER

    4. Walter De St. LEGER (Monk at Fourcamont)

    5. William De St. LEGER (Monk at Fourcamont)

    6. Alicia De St. LEGER

    Alicia De St. LEGER

    Father: Thomas De St. LEGER

    Mother: Alice De St. MARTIN

    Married: Enguerrand De BOUAFFLES

    Jean De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1160

    Died: 1216

    Notes: Living mainly on his French lands in Normandy whilst his brother Wizo cared fo the lands at Fairlight in Sussex. As a result of his feudal duties accompanied the French King Phillip August on his conquest of Normandy, placed thus in a bad position, in reprisal the English King confiscated his English lands and arrested him on reconquering Normandy. Jean was held prisoner at Corfe Castle in Dorset for many years.The Barons revolt allowed the St. Leger family to offer ransom release aided by the Master Templar Roger St. Leger on 30 Aug 1216.

    Father: Thomas De St. LEGER

    Mother: Alice De St. MARTIN

    Married: Heudiart De DENE

    Children:

    1. Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    2. Walter De St. LEGER

    3. Henri De St. LEGER (Abbot of Bec-Hellouin)

    Henri De St. LEGER (Abbot of Bec-Hellouin)

    Born: ABT 1182

    Notes: Benedictine Monk. 14th Abbot of the Abbey of Bec-Hellouin in the Bishopric of Evreux France. "A personage of High Birth and very educated in his ways". Blessed by Theobald Archbishop of Rouen before his appointment in 1223.He was involved in the building aqueducts for bringing water to different parts of the Abbey.

    Father: Jean De St. LEGER

    Mother: Heudiart De DENE

    Walter De St. LEGER

    Died: ABT 1247

    Notes: Lord of Campgneuseville.

    Father: Jean De St. LEGER

    Mother: Heudiart De DENE

    Married: ?

    Children:

    1. Heudiert De St. LEGER

    Heudiert De St. LEGER

    Father: Walter De St. LEGER

    Mother: ?

    Married 1: Thomas De CLAIES

    Married 2: Pierre De La CHAPELLE

    Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    Died: ABT 1240

    Father: Jean De St. LEGER

    Mother: Heudiart De DENE

    Married: Phillippa De BAILLEUL

    Children:

    1. Emma De St. LEGER

    2. Thomas De St. LEGER

    3. William De St. LEGER

    4. John De St. LEGER (Chaplain of Windsor)

    Emma De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1210

    Father: Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    Mother: Phillippa De BAILLEUL

    Married: Walter De BASKERVILLE

    William De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1210

    Father: Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    Mother: Phillippa De BAILLEUL

    Married: Alicia ?

    Children:

    1. Alicia De St. LEGER

    Alicia De St. LEGER

    Father: William De St. LEGER

    Mother: Alica ?

    Married: Robert De BEAUCHAMP

    Children:

    1. James De BEAUCHAMP (d. 1285)

    Thomas De St. LEGER

    Born: 1210

    Died: 1250

    Father: Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    Mother: Phillippa De BAILLEUL

    Married: ?

    Children:

    1. Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    William De St. LEGER

    Notes: Lord of the Manor of Sowkerness or Sockernersh a manor situated in the extreme North of the parish of Brightling in the area of Battle Abbey about thirty kilometres from the sea. The present house erected on the ruins of the old in Elizabethan times is built in the same style as the ancient Norman manors. He had there an important forge for the manufacture of arms and armour. This was an importance source of revenue. He also owned other property beside the sea between the towns of Rye and Winchelsea. Witness to donations to Lewe.

    Father: Geoffrey De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Agnes De CLARE

    Married: Avelina ?

    Children:

    1. Isabel De St. LEGER

    2. Dau. De St. LEGER

    3. Agnes De St. LEGER

    4. Roger De St. LEGER (Sir)

    Isabel De St. LEGER

    Father: William De St. LEGER

    Mother: Avelina ?

    Married: Robert De HASTINGS

    Children:

    1. William De HASTINGS

    Dau. De St. LEGER

    Father: William De St. LEGER

    Mother: Avelina ?

    Married: Fulke D'OIRY

    Children:

    1. William D'OIRY

    Agnes De St. LEGER

    Father: William De St. LEGER

    Mother: Avelina ?

    Married: Mathew De BEAUMAIS

    Children:

    1. Ralph De BEAUMAIS

    Roger De St. LEGER (Sir)

    Notes: At the end of the 12th century Sir Roger gave to the monks of Robert sbridge all the tithes of his lands at Sokerness and the seas around Rye, situated between the lands of Robert de Crevecouer and the town of Winchelsea. Master of the Knights Templar 1217.

    Father: William De St. LEGER

    Mother: Avelina ?

    Married: ?

    Children:

    1. William De St. LEGER (Sir)

    William De St. LEGER (Sir)

    Father: Roger De St. LEGER (Sir)

    Mother: ?

    Married: Dau. De MUNDEFIELD

    Children:

    1. Roger De St. LEGER

    2. Adam De St. LEGER

    3. Laurent De St. LEGER

    Roger De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1220

    Died: 1270

    Notes: Lord of Sowkerness. He also possessed property between Rye and Winchelsea. Important salt marshes.

    Father: William De St. LEGER (Sir)

    Mother: Dau. De MUNDEFIELD

    Married: Margery ?

    Children:

    1. William De St. LEGER

    William De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1245

    Father: Roger De St. LEGER

    Mother: Margery ?

    Married: Christina ?

    Children:

    1. Isabel De St. LEGER

    2. Margery De St. LEGER

    Isabel De St. LEGER

    Father: William De St. LEGER

    Mother: Christina ?

    Married: Robert De ECHYNGHAM

    Laurent De St. LEGER

    Died: 1275

    Father: William De St. LEGER (Sir)

    Mother: Dau. De MUNDEFIELD

    Married: Agnes De BORDENAY

    Children:

    1. Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    2. William De St. LEGER

    Reginald De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Born: ABT 1115, Wartling, Sussex, England

    Died: 1176

    Notes: Honour of Dunster? Gave Knights Service to William the Marshall. Made two extremely important marriages to the heiress of the family of Eu in France and secondly to the heiress of the de la Mare family descended from Rollo Duke of Normandy.

    Father: Geoffrey De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Agnes De CLARE

    Married 1: Helisende De EU

    Children:

    1. Emma De St. LEGER

    2. William De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    3. Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    4. Reginald De St. LEGER

    Married 2: Hawise De La MARE

    Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1135, Wartling, Sussex, England

    Notes: Served in Ireland with William de Clare. Owner of the manors of Offley and Cockernhoe. It is recorded that the steward and the Earl of Gloucester and an armed force destroyed the house at Offley by fire. (Ref Annals of the Priory of Dunstable). The reason is not known.

    Father: Reginald De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Helisende De EU

    Married: Isabelle ?

    Children:

    1. Geoffrey FITZGEOFFREY (d. 1240) (m. Agnes ?)

    Reginald De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1135, Wartling, Sussex, England

    Notes: Barony of Dunster of Norman Origon given by William the Conqueror to William de Mohun. Reginald St. Leger paid a feoffe of 1?Knights Service to the Barony as stated by the "Honour of Dunster" The Barony owned estates in Somerset, Dorset, Wilts and Devon. He was Lord of Totbeare in Dorset.

    Father: Reginald De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Helisende De EU

    Married: Juliana RUSSELL

    Children:

    1. Reginald St. LEGER of Totbeare

    Emma De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1149, Wartling, Sussex, England

    Father: Reginald De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Helisende De EU

    Married: Hugh De LONGCHAMP (b. ABT 1149) ABT 1174, Wilton, Herefordshire, England

    Children:

    1. Henry De LONGCHAMP (b. ABT 1177 - d. ABT 1212)

    2. Geoffrey De LONGCHAMP (b. ABT 1175)

    William De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Born: ABT 1155

    Died: 1220

    Buried: Ulcombe Church, Kent, England

    Notes: A follower of William Marshall, Earl of Pembroke. Served in Ireland. Received Rosconnel and Tullaghanbrogue with large grants of Westmeath. Constable of Carmarthen, Wales 1180- 1198. Sheriff of Pembroke 1208. Father of the St Legers of County Kilkenny.

    Father: Reginald De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Helisende De EU

    Married: Joan De SACKVILLE

    Children:

    1. Geoffrey De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    2. Alice De St. LEGER

    3. Son De St. LEGER

    4. William De St. LEGER (Sir)

    William De St. LEGER (Sir)

    Born: ABT 1195
    Father: William De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Joan De SACKVILLE

    Married 1: Alice ? (w. of Robert De Mucegros)
    Married 2: Isabel De GLANVILLE

    Geoffrey De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Born: ABT 1190
    Father: William De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Joan De SACKVILLE

    Married: Jeanne ?
    Children:

    1. William De St. LEGER

    William De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1210
    Died: 1262

    Father: Geoffrey De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)
    Mother: Jeanne ?

    Married: Sibille De ETCHINGHAM
    Children:

    1. Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    2. Simon De St. LEGER

    Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    Born: 1240
    Died: 1272

    Father: William De St. LEGER / Thomas De St. LEGER

    Mother: Sibille De ETCHINGHAM / ?

    Married: Agnes De WARBLINGTON 1264

    Children:

    1. John De St. LEGER

    2. Thomas De St. LEGER

    John De St. LEGER

    Born: 1267
    Died: 1311

    Father: Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    Mother: Agnes De WARBLINGTON

    Married: Isabelle De HAVERING

    Children:

    1. John De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    2. Richard De St. LEGER

    3. Thomas De St. LEGER

    John De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Born: 1290
    Died: 20 Aug 1326

    Notes: Died after being thrown from or kicked by his horse. In the Abbey of St Albans there is a chapel dedicated to the Virgin Mary donated by John St. Leger and Thomas de Hoo. John de St. Leger sought protection for his journey to Carmarthen Wales. in 1322 The subsidy rolls for Hertfordshire indicate that St. Legers were paying taxes on movable property in 1301.

    Father: John De St. LEGER

    Mother: Isabelle De HAVERING

    Married: Jeanne ?

    Children:

    1. Isabel De St. LEGER

    Isabel De St. LEGER

    Born: 16 Jun 1321, Holcote, Northamptonshire, England
    Died: 12 Jul 1393

    Buried: St. Albans Cathedral, Hertfordshire, England

    Father: John De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Jeanne ?

    Married: Thomas De HOO (Sir) (b. ABT 1318) BEF 16 Jun 1335

    Children:

    1. William De HOO (Sir) (m. Alice De St. Omer)

    2. Joan De HOO (b. ABT 1358 - d. 30 May 1394) (m. Henry Ferrers, 4 B. Ferrers of Groby)

    3. Thomas De HOO (Sir)

    4. John De HOO

    Ralph De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1091, Fairligh, Sussex, England

    Died: ABT 1150

    Notes: Head of the families of Kent and Devon in England and of Cork in Ireland Witnessed a gift by his brother Geoffrey to Battle Abbey, between 1125/40.

    Father: William De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Cecilia De ROMNEY

    Married: Dau. De CREVEQUER

    Children:

    1. Gilbert De St. LEGER

    2. Hamo De St. LEGER of Icklesahm (b. 1122)

    3. Robert De St. LEGER

    Robert De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1125

    Died: 1166

    Notes: With his father and his uncle Clarambauld subscribed to a donation with Richard de Port-Mort and his wife Adelize to the Abbey of the Holy Trinity at Rouen.

    Father: Ralph De St. LEGER
    Mother: Dau. De CREVEQUER

    Gilbert De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1120
    Buried: ABT 1175

    Father: Ralph De St. LEGER
    Mother: Dau. De CREVEQUER

    Married: ?

    Children:

    1. Ralph St. LEGER

    2. Richard St. LEGER

    3. Robert St. LEGER

    Robert St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1146

    Notes: Witness with his brother and father to the donations to the priory at Leeds by Robert de Crevecouer and his son Daniel. The first witness was the Count of Clare (Strongbow), the conqueror of Ireland.

    Father: Gilbert De St. LEGER

    Mother: ?

    Ralph St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1170, Ulcombe, Kent, England

    Died: 1201
    Notes: accompanied Richard I to Palestine for the third Crusade, taking a distinguished part in the siege of Acre in 1187. He had been in the Holy Land for 15 years.He returned to England around 1201. As his son carried the same name there are confusions but a "Ralph St. Leger" was a signatory to Magna Carta in 1215. Stemmata Leodegaria. His tomb still exists in Ulcombe Church.

    Father: Gilbert De St. LEGER

    Mother: ?

    Married: ?

    Children:

    1. Hugh St. LEGER of Knolton

    2. Ralph St. LEGER

    Hugh St. LEGER of Knolton

    Father: Ralph St. LEGER

    Mother: ?

    Married: Mabilia ?

    Children:

    1. John St. LEGER

    John St. LEGER

    Born: 1217

    Father: Hugh St. LEGER of Knolton

    Mother: Mabilia ?

    Married: Matilde De CORNHILL

    Children:

    1. Hugh St. LEGER of Knolton

    2. Sara St. LEGER

    Hugh St. LEGER of Knolton

    Died: 1254

    Father: John St. LEGER

    Mother: Matilde De CORNHILL

    Ralph St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1196, Ulcombe, Kent, England

    Died: 1220
    Father: Ralph St. LEGER

    Mother: ?

    Married: Dau. De MALEMAINS

    Children:

    1. John St. LEGER / John St. LEGER of Ulcombe (Sir)

    2. Robert St. LEGER (Prior of Dover) (b. ABT 1192 - d. 1246)

    3. Thomas St. LEGER (Bishop of Meath)

    Thomas St. LEGER (Bishop of Meath)

    Born: 1240, Ulcombe, Kent, England

    Died: 1320
    Notes: Archdeacon of Kells c1275. An Anglo Norman his election as Bishop of Meath was strongly opposed by other Irish Bishops he therefore visited Rome 1282 whilst he was absent the Arch- Bishop of Armagh excommunicated him and appointed another. A further visit to Rome in 1284 and support from othr Bishops followed. A Papal Bull was addresse to King Edward I by Pope Honore IV in support of Thomas and he was consecrate on the 3 Nov 1287 in the Cathedral of Ossory at Kilkenny. He was active in raising money for the Crusades.

    Father: Ralph St. LEGER

    Mother: Dau. De MALEMAINS

    John St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1222, Ulcombe, Kent, England

    Died: 1255
    Father: Ralph St. LEGER

    Mother: Dau. De MALEMAINS

    Married: Jeanne ?

    Children:

    1. Ralph St. LEGER

    2. Nicholas St. LEGER

    3. Dau. St. LEGER

    4. Stephen St. LEGER

    Nicholas St. LEGER

    Notes: Inherited Woodnesborough from his grandmother. Known by the name of Selling or Sellinger. The arms of the Selling Family of Kent are" de sinople au chevron d'r, entre 3 tetes de dragons de meme, posees 2 et 1. Also owner of Stratfield Saye.

    Father: John St. LEGER
    Mother: Jeanne ?

    Dau. St. LEGER

    Father: John St. LEGER

    Mother: Jeanne ?

    Married: John De WESCOTTE

    Children:

    1. John De WESCOTTE

    2. St. Leger De WESCOTTE

    3. Thomas De WESCOTTE

    Stephen St. LEGER

    Father: John St. LEGER

    Mother: Jeanne ?

    Married: ?

    Children:

    1. Alice St. LEGER

    Ralph St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1248, Ulcombe, Kent, England

    Died: 1290
    Father: John St. LEGER

    Mother: Jeanne ?

    Married: ?

    Children:

    1. Ralph St. LEGER

    Ralph — unnamed spouse. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  unnamed spouse
    Children:
    1. 1. Ralph St. Leger was born ~ 1274, Ulcombe, Kent, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John St. Leger was born ~ 1222, Ulcombe, Kent, England; died 0___ 1255.

    Notes:

    EGER

    Born: ABT 1089

    Notes: Granted lands to Battle Abbey in conjunction with his father in the time of Henry I.

    Father: William De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Cecilia De ROMNEY

    Geoffrey De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Born: ABT 1087, Fairligh, Sussex, England

    Father: William De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Cecilia De ROMNEY

    Married: Agnes De CLARE (b. ABT 1091) ABT 1112, Fairligh, Sussex, England

    Children:

    1. Reginald De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    2. Thomas De St. LEGER

    3. William De St. LEGER

    4. Goddard De St. LEGER of Goderville

    Thomas De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1115

    Died: 1183

    Notes: Inherited Fairlight in Sussex and the lordships of St Leger at Foucarmont and Bois Hubert in Normany France. He is mentioned in documents of the Priory at Lewes in Sussex and the Abbey of St. Martin, Battle. In 1150 he was a witness when his brother Reginald gave his manor at Cortesley to the priory at Lewes. At the same time he witnessed the gift of land and sea at Winchelsea by his brother Geoffrey to Battle Abbey. Helped to Found the Priory at Robertsbridge, Sussex.

    Father: Geoffrey De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Agnes De CLARE

    Married: Alice De St. MARTIN (dau. of Walter De St. Martin)

    Children:

    1. Jean De St. LEGER

    2. Wizo De St. LEGER (b. 1161 - d. 1205)

    3. Richard De St. LEGER

    4. Walter De St. LEGER (Monk at Fourcamont)

    5. William De St. LEGER (Monk at Fourcamont)

    6. Alicia De St. LEGER

    Alicia De St. LEGER

    Father: Thomas De St. LEGER

    Mother: Alice De St. MARTIN

    Married: Enguerrand De BOUAFFLES

    Jean De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1160

    Died: 1216

    Notes: Living mainly on his French lands in Normandy whilst his brother Wizo cared fo the lands at Fairlight in Sussex. As a result of his feudal duties accompanied the French King Phillip August on his conquest of Normandy, placed thus in a bad position, in reprisal the English King confiscated his English lands and arrested him on reconquering Normandy. Jean was held prisoner at Corfe Castle in Dorset for many years.The Barons revolt allowed the St. Leger family to offer ransom release aided by the Master Templar Roger St. Leger on 30 Aug 1216.

    Father: Thomas De St. LEGER

    Mother: Alice De St. MARTIN

    Married: Heudiart De DENE

    Children:

    1. Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    2. Walter De St. LEGER

    3. Henri De St. LEGER (Abbot of Bec-Hellouin)

    Henri De St. LEGER (Abbot of Bec-Hellouin)

    Born: ABT 1182

    Notes: Benedictine Monk. 14th Abbot of the Abbey of Bec-Hellouin in the Bishopric of Evreux France. "A personage of High Birth and very educated in his ways". Blessed by Theobald Archbishop of Rouen before his appointment in 1223.He was involved in the building aqueducts for bringing water to different parts of the Abbey.

    Father: Jean De St. LEGER

    Mother: Heudiart De DENE

    Walter De St. LEGER

    Died: ABT 1247

    Notes: Lord of Campgneuseville.

    Father: Jean De St. LEGER

    Mother: Heudiart De DENE

    Married: ?

    Children:

    1. Heudiert De St. LEGER

    Heudiert De St. LEGER

    Father: Walter De St. LEGER

    Mother: ?

    Married 1: Thomas De CLAIES

    Married 2: Pierre De La CHAPELLE

    Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    Died: ABT 1240

    Father: Jean De St. LEGER

    Mother: Heudiart De DENE

    Married: Phillippa De BAILLEUL

    Children:

    1. Emma De St. LEGER

    2. Thomas De St. LEGER

    3. William De St. LEGER

    4. John De St. LEGER (Chaplain of Windsor)

    Emma De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1210

    Father: Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    Mother: Phillippa De BAILLEUL

    Married: Walter De BASKERVILLE

    William De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1210

    Father: Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    Mother: Phillippa De BAILLEUL

    Married: Alicia ?

    Children:

    1. Alicia De St. LEGER

    Alicia De St. LEGER

    Father: William De St. LEGER

    Mother: Alica ?

    Married: Robert De BEAUCHAMP

    Children:

    1. James De BEAUCHAMP (d. 1285)

    Thomas De St. LEGER

    Born: 1210

    Died: 1250

    Father: Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    Mother: Phillippa De BAILLEUL

    Married: ?

    Children:

    1. Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    William De St. LEGER

    Notes: Lord of the Manor of Sowkerness or Sockernersh a manor situated in the extreme North of the parish of Brightling in the area of Battle Abbey about thirty kilometres from the sea. The present house erected on the ruins of the old in Elizabethan times is built in the same style as the ancient Norman manors. He had there an important forge for the manufacture of arms and armour. This was an importance source of revenue. He also owned other property beside the sea between the towns of Rye and Winchelsea. Witness to donations to Lewe.

    Father: Geoffrey De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Agnes De CLARE

    Married: Avelina ?

    Children:

    1. Isabel De St. LEGER

    2. Dau. De St. LEGER

    3. Agnes De St. LEGER

    4. Roger De St. LEGER (Sir)

    Isabel De St. LEGER

    Father: William De St. LEGER

    Mother: Avelina ?

    Married: Robert De HASTINGS

    Children:

    1. William De HASTINGS

    Dau. De St. LEGER

    Father: William De St. LEGER

    Mother: Avelina ?

    Married: Fulke D'OIRY

    Children:

    1. William D'OIRY

    Agnes De St. LEGER

    Father: William De St. LEGER

    Mother: Avelina ?

    Married: Mathew De BEAUMAIS

    Children:

    1. Ralph De BEAUMAIS

    Roger De St. LEGER (Sir)

    Notes: At the end of the 12th century Sir Roger gave to the monks of Robert sbridge all the tithes of his lands at Sokerness and the seas around Rye, situated between the lands of Robert de Crevecouer and the town of Winchelsea. Master of the Knights Templar 1217.

    Father: William De St. LEGER

    Mother: Avelina ?

    Married: ?

    Children:

    1. William De St. LEGER (Sir)

    William De St. LEGER (Sir)

    Father: Roger De St. LEGER (Sir)

    Mother: ?

    Married: Dau. De MUNDEFIELD

    Children:

    1. Roger De St. LEGER

    2. Adam De St. LEGER

    3. Laurent De St. LEGER

    Roger De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1220

    Died: 1270

    Notes: Lord of Sowkerness. He also possessed property between Rye and Winchelsea. Important salt marshes.

    Father: William De St. LEGER (Sir)

    Mother: Dau. De MUNDEFIELD

    Married: Margery ?

    Children:

    1. William De St. LEGER

    William De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1245

    Father: Roger De St. LEGER

    Mother: Margery ?

    Married: Christina ?

    Children:

    1. Isabel De St. LEGER

    2. Margery De St. LEGER

    Isabel De St. LEGER

    Father: William De St. LEGER

    Mother: Christina ?

    Married: Robert De ECHYNGHAM

    Laurent De St. LEGER

    Died: 1275

    Father: William De St. LEGER (Sir)

    Mother: Dau. De MUNDEFIELD

    Married: Agnes De BORDENAY

    Children:

    1. Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    2. William De St. LEGER

    Reginald De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Born: ABT 1115, Wartling, Sussex, England

    Died: 1176

    Notes: Honour of Dunster? Gave Knights Service to William the Marshall. Made two extremely important marriages to the heiress of the family of Eu in France and secondly to the heiress of the de la Mare family descended from Rollo Duke of Normandy.

    Father: Geoffrey De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Agnes De CLARE

    Married 1: Helisende De EU

    Children:

    1. Emma De St. LEGER

    2. William De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    3. Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    4. Reginald De St. LEGER

    Married 2: Hawise De La MARE

    Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1135, Wartling, Sussex, England

    Notes: Served in Ireland with William de Clare. Owner of the manors of Offley and Cockernhoe. It is recorded that the steward and the Earl of Gloucester and an armed force destroyed the house at Offley by fire. (Ref Annals of the Priory of Dunstable). The reason is not known.

    Father: Reginald De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Helisende De EU

    Married: Isabelle ?

    Children:

    1. Geoffrey FITZGEOFFREY (d. 1240) (m. Agnes ?)

    Reginald De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1135, Wartling, Sussex, England

    Notes: Barony of Dunster of Norman Origon given by William the Conqueror to William de Mohun. Reginald St. Leger paid a feoffe of 1?Knights Service to the Barony as stated by the "Honour of Dunster" The Barony owned estates in Somerset, Dorset, Wilts and Devon. He was Lord of Totbeare in Dorset.

    Father: Reginald De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Helisende De EU

    Married: Juliana RUSSELL

    Children:

    1. Reginald St. LEGER of Totbeare

    Emma De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1149, Wartling, Sussex, England

    Father: Reginald De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Helisende De EU

    Married: Hugh De LONGCHAMP (b. ABT 1149) ABT 1174, Wilton, Herefordshire, England

    Children:

    1. Henry De LONGCHAMP (b. ABT 1177 - d. ABT 1212)

    2. Geoffrey De LONGCHAMP (b. ABT 1175)

    William De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Born: ABT 1155

    Died: 1220

    Buried: Ulcombe Church, Kent, England

    Notes: A follower of William Marshall, Earl of Pembroke. Served in Ireland. Received Rosconnel and Tullaghanbrogue with large grants of Westmeath. Constable of Carmarthen, Wales 1180- 1198. Sheriff of Pembroke 1208. Father of the St Legers of County Kilkenny.

    Father: Reginald De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Helisende De EU

    Married: Joan De SACKVILLE

    Children:

    1. Geoffrey De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    2. Alice De St. LEGER

    3. Son De St. LEGER

    4. William De St. LEGER (Sir)

    William De St. LEGER (Sir)

    Born: ABT 1195
    Father: William De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Joan De SACKVILLE

    Married 1: Alice ? (w. of Robert De Mucegros)
    Married 2: Isabel De GLANVILLE

    Geoffrey De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Born: ABT 1190
    Father: William De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Joan De SACKVILLE

    Married: Jeanne ?
    Children:

    1. William De St. LEGER

    William De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1210
    Died: 1262

    Father: Geoffrey De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)
    Mother: Jeanne ?

    Married: Sibille De ETCHINGHAM
    Children:

    1. Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    2. Simon De St. LEGER

    Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    Born: 1240
    Died: 1272

    Father: William De St. LEGER / Thomas De St. LEGER

    Mother: Sibille De ETCHINGHAM / ?

    Married: Agnes De WARBLINGTON 1264

    Children:

    1. John De St. LEGER

    2. Thomas De St. LEGER

    John De St. LEGER

    Born: 1267
    Died: 1311

    Father: Geoffrey De St. LEGER

    Mother: Agnes De WARBLINGTON

    Married: Isabelle De HAVERING

    Children:

    1. John De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    2. Richard De St. LEGER

    3. Thomas De St. LEGER

    John De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Born: 1290
    Died: 20 Aug 1326

    Notes: Died after being thrown from or kicked by his horse. In the Abbey of St Albans there is a chapel dedicated to the Virgin Mary donated by John St. Leger and Thomas de Hoo. John de St. Leger sought protection for his journey to Carmarthen Wales. in 1322 The subsidy rolls for Hertfordshire indicate that St. Legers were paying taxes on movable property in 1301.

    Father: John De St. LEGER

    Mother: Isabelle De HAVERING

    Married: Jeanne ?

    Children:

    1. Isabel De St. LEGER

    Isabel De St. LEGER

    Born: 16 Jun 1321, Holcote, Northamptonshire, England
    Died: 12 Jul 1393

    Buried: St. Albans Cathedral, Hertfordshire, England

    Father: John De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Jeanne ?

    Married: Thomas De HOO (Sir) (b. ABT 1318) BEF 16 Jun 1335

    Children:

    1. William De HOO (Sir) (m. Alice De St. Omer)

    2. Joan De HOO (b. ABT 1358 - d. 30 May 1394) (m. Henry Ferrers, 4 B. Ferrers of Groby)

    3. Thomas De HOO (Sir)

    4. John De HOO

    Ralph De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1091, Fairligh, Sussex, England

    Died: ABT 1150

    Notes: Head of the families of Kent and Devon in England and of Cork in Ireland Witnessed a gift by his brother Geoffrey to Battle Abbey, between 1125/40.

    Father: William De St. LEGER (Sir Knight)

    Mother: Cecilia De ROMNEY

    Married: Dau. De CREVEQUER

    Children:

    1. Gilbert De St. LEGER

    2. Hamo De St. LEGER of Icklesahm (b. 1122)

    3. Robert De St. LEGER

    Robert De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1125

    Died: 1166

    Notes: With his father and his uncle Clarambauld subscribed to a donation with Richard de Port-Mort and his wife Adelize to the Abbey of the Holy Trinity at Rouen.

    Father: Ralph De St. LEGER
    Mother: Dau. De CREVEQUER

    Gilbert De St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1120
    Buried: ABT 1175

    Father: Ralph De St. LEGER
    Mother: Dau. De CREVEQUER

    Married: ?

    Children:

    1. Ralph St. LEGER

    2. Richard St. LEGER

    3. Robert St. LEGER

    Robert St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1146

    Notes: Witness with his brother and father to the donations to the priory at Leeds by Robert de Crevecouer and his son Daniel. The first witness was the Count of Clare (Strongbow), the conqueror of Ireland.

    Father: Gilbert De St. LEGER

    Mother: ?

    Ralph St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1170, Ulcombe, Kent, England

    Died: 1201
    Notes: accompanied Richard I to Palestine for the third Crusade, taking a distinguished part in the siege of Acre in 1187. He had been in the Holy Land for 15 years.He returned to England around 1201. As his son carried the same name there are confusions but a "Ralph St. Leger" was a signatory to Magna Carta in 1215. Stemmata Leodegaria. His tomb still exists in Ulcombe Church.

    Father: Gilbert De St. LEGER

    Mother: ?

    Married: ?

    Children:

    1. Hugh St. LEGER of Knolton

    2. Ralph St. LEGER

    Hugh St. LEGER of Knolton

    Father: Ralph St. LEGER

    Mother: ?

    Married: Mabilia ?

    Children:

    1. John St. LEGER

    John St. LEGER

    Born: 1217

    Father: Hugh St. LEGER of Knolton

    Mother: Mabilia ?

    Married: Matilde De CORNHILL

    Children:

    1. Hugh St. LEGER of Knolton

    2. Sara St. LEGER

    Hugh St. LEGER of Knolton

    Died: 1254

    Father: John St. LEGER

    Mother: Matilde De CORNHILL

    Ralph St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1196, Ulcombe, Kent, England

    Died: 1220
    Father: Ralph St. LEGER

    Mother: ?

    Married: Dau. De MALEMAINS

    Children:

    1. John St. LEGER / John St. LEGER of Ulcombe (Sir)

    2. Robert St. LEGER (Prior of Dover) (b. ABT 1192 - d. 1246)

    3. Thomas St. LEGER (Bishop of Meath)

    Thomas St. LEGER (Bishop of Meath)

    Born: 1240, Ulcombe, Kent, England

    Died: 1320
    Notes: Archdeacon of Kells c1275. An Anglo Norman his election as Bishop of Meath was strongly opposed by other Irish Bishops he therefore visited Rome 1282 whilst he was absent the Arch- Bishop of Armagh excommunicated him and appointed another. A further visit to Rome in 1284 and support from othr Bishops followed. A Papal Bull was addresse to King Edward I by Pope Honore IV in support of Thomas and he was consecrate on the 3 Nov 1287 in the Cathedral of Ossory at Kilkenny. He was active in raising money for the Crusades.

    Father: Ralph St. LEGER

    Mother: Dau. De MALEMAINS

    John St. LEGER

    Born: ABT 1222, Ulcombe, Kent, England

    Died: 1255
    Father: Ralph St. LEGER

    Mother: Dau. De MALEMAINS

    Married: Jeanne ?

    Children:

    1. Ralph St. LEGER

    2. Nicholas St. LEGER

    3. Dau. St. LEGER

    4. Stephen St. LEGER

    John — Jeanne LNU. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Jeanne LNU
    Children:
    1. 2. Ralph St. Leger was born ~ 1248, Ulcombe, Kent, England; died 0___ 1290.