BIOGRAPHY OF ALICE LEIGH 1ST DUKE DUDLEY 1578-1669

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: LEGH

EVENTS

In 1578 Alice Leigh 1st Duke Dudley was born to Thomas Leigh (36) and Katharine Spencer at Stoneleigh

Around 1596 Robert Dudley (21) and Alice Leigh 1st Duke Dudley (18) were married

On 23 May 1644 Alice Leigh 1st Duke Dudley (66) was created 1st Duke Dudley

On 22 Jan 1669 Alice Leigh 1st Duke Dudley (91) died at St Giles in the Fields

After 22 Jan 1669 Alice Leigh 1st Duke Dudley was buried at Stoneleigh

In 1688. Monument to Alice Leigh 1st Duke Dudley and her daughter. A large elaborate memorial in black and white marble to Alice, Duchess Dudley and her daughter, erected in 1668. Has two recumbent female figures under a canopy supported on eight Ionic columns and on either side an angel with trumpet holding back curtains. [Monument to Alice Leigh 1st Duke Dudley 1578-1669 and her daughter Alicia]

ANCESTRY

Father: Thomas Leigh

GrandFather: Thomas Leigh Lord Mayor

1G GrandFather: Roger Leigh

2G GrandFather: Richard Leigh

3G GrandFather: John Leigh

4G GrandFather: Piers Legh

Mother: Katharine Spencer

GrandFather: John Spencer

1G GrandFather: William Spencer

2G GrandFather: John Spencer

3G GrandFather: William Spencer

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Empson

4G GrandFather: Peter Empson

2G GrandMother: Isabella Graunt

1G GrandMother: Susan Knightley

2G GrandFather: Richard Knightley

GrandMother: Katherine Kitson