- T. B. Saunders
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Leigh, Richard (1649/50–1728), poet, was the younger son of Edward Leigh (1603–1671), of Rushall, Staffordshire, writer and MP, and Elizabeth Talbot (d. 1707). He entered Queen's College, Oxford, on 23 March 1666 aged sixteen and proceeded BA on 19 June 1669. Wood...