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  • ID: I14813
  • Name: Henry Keighley
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1505 in Keighley, Yorkshire
  • Death: APR 1551 in Inskip, St Michael on Wyre, Lancs
  • Residence: Inskip, Lancs 1
  • Note:

    Grandfather of the 1st Duchess of Devonshire.
    Sir Henry Kighley died in 1526 holding the manor of Inskip with messuages and lands in Inskip and Eccleston of the heir of Richard Eccleston in socage by the rent of a barbed arrow. His grandson Henry Kighley, aged thirty, was his heir. The heir, who recorded a pedigree in 1533, left a son Henry, who was dead in 1554, when his heir was a son also named Henry.
    This Henry Kighley proved to be the last of his name; he died in July 1567, leaving two daughters as heirs?Anne, aged four years, and Katherine, aged four months. The former married William Cavendish, ancestor of the Dukes of Devonshire, and the latter married Thomas Worsley of Booths.
    Left a widow, his 2nd wife, Isabel...
    (The Yorkshire archaeological journal. 1924. p72.)
    Recorded a pedigree in 1533.
  • _UID: B246E323ABA84BA899638581E3F38470107A
  • Change Date: 17 JUN 2010

    Father: Henry Keighley b: 1496

    Marriage 1 Cecily De Botiler
    • Married: 1521
    1. Has Children Henry Keighley
    2. Has Children Margaret Keighley

    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: The Court Leet Records of the Manor of Manchester, from the Year 1552 to the ...
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