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Legh [Leigh], Gerardlocked

(d. 1563)
  • J. F. R. Day


Legh [Leigh], Gerard (d. 1563), heraldic writer, was the son of Henry Legh, draper, of Fleet Street, London, and his first wife, Isabel Cailis or Callis. Born in London, he was educated at the expense of Robert Wroth of Durants in Enfield, Middlesex...

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