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Leigh, Francis, first earl of Chichesterlocked

(d. 1653)
  • Thomas Seccombe
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Leigh, Francis, first earl of Chichester (d. 1653), politician and courtier, was the son and heir of Sir Francis Leigh (d. 1625), and Mary, daughter of Thomas Egerton, Viscount Brackley, and great-grandson of Sir Thomas Leigh (or Lee) of Stoneleigh; he was born at his father's seat at ...

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