LECHE, James (by 1518-54), of Newtown, Mont.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1509-1558, ed. S.T. Bindoff, 1982
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Family and Education

b. by 1518, s. of James Leche of Newtown by da. of Sir Robert Stonefield of Carden, Cheshire. m. Elizabeth (?illegit.) da. of Sir Thomas Leighton of Wattlesborough, Salop, 1s. 2da. suc. fa. by 1518.1

Offices Held

Receiver, Newtown in 1541; ?j.p. Salop 1538-9, 1543; j.p.q. Mont. 1543; sheriff 1543-4; commr. subsidy 1546, relief 1550.2