LEGGE, George, Visct. Lewisham (?1704-32).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1727 - 26 Mar. 1729

Family and Education

b. ?1704, 1st s. of William Legge, 1st Earl of Dartmouth; bro. of Hon. Edward and Henry Legge. educ. Magdalen, Oxf. 22 Jan. 1720, aged 15. m. 22 Mar. 1722,1 Elizabeth, da. and h. of Sir Arthur Kaye, M.P., 3rd Bt., of Woodsome, Yorks., 2s. 2da.

Offices Held


Lord Lewisham was returned as a Tory for Great Bedwyn on the Bruce interest2 but was unseated on petition. He died v.p. of smallpox 29 Sept. 1732.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: R. S. Lea


  • 1. Hist. Reg. 1722, chron. 18; HMC Dartmouth, v. 326.
  • 2. Ld. Ailesbury to Jas. Bruce, 6 Sept. 1727, Savernake mss.