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Author: Leycester, Peter, Sir, 1614-1678.
Title: Historical antiquities, in two books the first treating in general of Great-Brettain and Ireland : the second containing particular remarks concerning Cheshire / faithfully collected out of authentick histories, old deeds, records, and evidences, by Sir Peter Leycester, Baronet ; whereunto is annexed a transcript of Doomsday-book, so far as it concerneth Cheshire, taken out of the original record.
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Print source: Historical antiquities, in two books the first treating in general of Great-Brettain and Ireland : the second containing particular remarks concerning Cheshire / faithfully collected out of authentick histories, old deeds, records, and evidences, by Sir Peter Leycester, Baronet ; whereunto is annexed a transcript of Doomsday-book, so far as it concerneth Cheshire, taken out of the original record.
Leycester, Peter, Sir, 1614-1678.

London: Printed by W.L. for Robert Clavell ..., M.DC.LXXIII [1673]
Notes:
Added t.p. at p. [85]: Some antiquities touching Cheshire ... London : [s.n.], 1672; at p. [393]: A transcript of Cheshire at large, out of the greater Doomsday-book ... according as the same was transcribed by Mr. Squire ... London: [s.n.], 1672.
Addenda: p. [1]-[7] following p. 392.
Errata: p. [2] at end.
Item at reel position 1095:24 identified as L964 (number cancelled in Wing CD-ROM, 1996).
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
Subject terms:
Cheshire (England) -- Genealogy.
Great Britain -- History.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A70453.0001.001

Contents
title page
dedication
THE AUTHOR TO THE READER.
THE PREFACE.
Of the Posterity of Sem after the Flood.
Of the Posterity of Cham, or Ham, younger Son of Noah, Gen. cap. 10.
Of the Posterity of Japhet, Genesis chap. 10.
book
OF BRETTAINE.
CHAP. I.
CHAP. II.
Romani in Britannia.
Propraetores ceu Legati Romanorum in Brettania.
CHAP. III.
CHAP. IV.
CHAP. V.
CHAP. VI.
CHAP. VII.
A short Table of the Norman Kings, and when they began their Reigns.
The Lancastrian Line.
Kings of the Duke of York's Line.
The Union of the Two Families, Lancaster and York.
The Scotch Line, Kings and Monarchs of all Great-Brettaine and Ireland.
Of the Dukes of Normandy before William the Conqueror.
OF VVALES.
CHAP. I.
CHAP. II.
CHAP. III.
CHAP. IV.
CHAP. V.
OF SCOTLAND.
CHAP. I.
CHAP. II.
CHAP. III.
CHAP. IV.
Kings of Scotland before the Conquest of the Picts, when the Scots had but one Part of Scotland, and the Picts the other Part.
Kings of Scotland after the Conquest of the Picts.
A Table of the chief Battels between the English and the Scots, since the Norman Conquest.
OF IRELAND.
CHAP. I.
CHAP. II.
CHAP. III.
title page
THE CONTENTS OF THIS BOOK.
SOME ANTIQUITIES TOUCHING CHESHIRE.
PART I.
CHAP. I.
CHAP. II.
CHAP. III.
The Acts of Earl Ethelred, and of Elflede his Countess.
Of the Earls of CHESTER Since the Norman Conquest.
CHAP. I.
The Descent of Earl Hugh.
The Acts of Earl Hugh.
The Wife and Issue of Hugh Lupus.
His Base Issue.
The Death of Hugh Lupus.
CHAP. II.
CHAP. III.
IV. The Wife of Randle the First.
V. The Issue of Randle the First, by Lucy.
CHAP. IV.
The Wife and Issue of Randle the Second.
The Death of Randle the Second.
CHAP. V.
III. The Wife of Hugh Cyveliok.
The Issue of Hugh Cyveliok by Bertred.
IV. The base Issue of Hugh Cyveliok.
The Death of Hugh Cyveliok.
The Reasons that she was no Bastard.
The Reasons that Amice was a Bastard.
CHAP. VI.
V. The Death of Randle the Third, sirnamed Blundevill.
These followidg Notes I received from Mr. Dugdale.
CHAP. VII.
IV. The Wife of John Scot.
V. The Death of John Scot.
These Notes following I had from Mr. Dugdale.
CHAP. VIII.
II. A Catalogue of all such Princes of England, as have been created Princes of Wales and Earls of Chester, and used these Titles.
The Third Part,
CHAP. I.
CHAP. II.
A Catalogue of the Bishops of Chester since 33 Hen. 8. 1541. which Bishoprick was erected upon the dissolution of the Abbeys.
CHAP. III.
CHAP. IV.
CHAP. V.
CHAP. VI.
CHAP. VII.
CHAP. VIII.
part 4
THE PREFACE TO THE Fourth Part.
1669. Bucklow Hundred.
1669. Maxfield Hundred.
1669. Northwich Hundred.
1669. Nantwich Hundred.
1669. Broxton Hundred.
1669. Edesbery Hundred.
1669. Wirehall Hundred.
1669. Churches in the City of Chester.
Amplissimo clarissimoque viro Domino Petro Leycester Baronetto, Patriae Antiquitatis Instauratori faelicissimo.
The Fourth Part, Comprehending the ANTIQUITIES OF Bucklow Hundred IN CHESHIRE.
Acton Grange.
Agden.
Altrincham.
Anderton.
Appleton & Hull.
Ashley.
Ashton super Mersey.
Aston juxta Sutton.
Aston-Grange.
Aston juxta Great Budworth.
Baggiley.
Now followeth the Pedegree of the Leghs of Baggiley.
Barnton.
Barterton.
Bexton.
Bollinton.
Bowdon.
Budworth.
Carington.
Clifton.
Now followeth the Descent of the Savages of Clifton.
Cogshull.
Comberbach.
Daresbury.
Dunham-Massy.
I shall now put down the Descent of the Heirs of Fitton from this time.
Now followeth the Genealogy of the Booths of Dunham-Massy, since the time they were first possessed of Dunham.
Dutton.
Now followeth the Pedegree of the Duttons of Dutton, faithfully Collected from the Evidences of that Family, and other good Records and Deeds.
Gropenhale.
Hale.
Halton.
Barons of Halton.
Hatton nigh Daresbury.
Kekwick.
Nether-Knotsford.
Over-Knotsford, alias Knotsford-Booths.
Lachford.
Legh juxta Barterton, vulgo Little-Legh.
Legh, vulgo High-Legh,
Now followeth the Descent of the Leghs of the West-Hall in High-Legh.
Limme.
Marbury.
Marston.
Marthall.
Mere.
Middleton-Grange.
Millington.
Mobberley.
Parsons of Mobberley.
Now followeth the Descent of Mobberley of Mobberley.
The Names of all such Persons who now stand possessed of any Free-hold Lands of Inheritance in Mobberley, Anno Domini 1672.
The Names of the Free-holders in Radcliff's Part, since the several Purchases from Radcliffe, as they now stand, 1672.
More.
Newton juxta Daresbury.
Norton.
Now followeth the Descent of Brook of Norton since the Purchase.
Owlarton.
Partington.
Over-Pever.
Now followeth the Descent of the Manwarings of Over-Pever.
Little-Pever.
Picmere.
Plumley.
Now followeth the Descent of Holford of Holford.
Preston juxta Dutton.
Rosthorne.
Runcorn Superior & Inferior.
Sale.
Stockham.
Stretton.
Sutton juxta Frodsham.
Nether-Tabley.
Now followeth the Genealogie of the Leycesters of Tabley, exactly proved out of the Evidences of this Family; and the Originals quoted all along, as they now stand marked.
Over-Tabley.
Now followeth the Descent of the Daniels of Over-Tabley.
Tatton.
The Descent of the Massies of Tatton.
Thelwall.
Timperley.
Toft.
The Pedegree of Toft of Toft, collected out of the Evidences of Toft, 1672.
The Descent of Leycester of Toft, collected carefully out of the Evidences of that Family, 1672.
Over-Walton.
Nether-Walton.
Warburton.
These Notes I received from the Collections of Will. Vernon late of Houlme in Cheshire.
Warford.
Weston.
Nether-Whitley.
Over-Whitley.
Winsham.
author's note
Addenda in Part II.
Addenda in Mobberley, Part IV.
title page
A TRANSCRIPT OF CHESHIRE AT LARGE, Out of the Greater Doomsday-Book.
In Dudestan Hundred.
In Risetone Hundred.
In Wilaveston Hundred.
In Exestan Hundred.
In Warmundestrou Hundred.
In Risetone Hundred.
In Dudestan Hundred.
In Riseton Hundred.
In Wilaveston Hundred.
In Roelau Hundred.
In Tunendune Hundred.
In Exestan Hundred.
In Dudestan Hundred.
In Atiscros Hundred.
In Roelau Hundred.
In Bochelau Hundred.
The Hundred of these two Towns following is omitted.
In Dudestan Hundred.
In Wilaveston Hundred.
In Hamestan Hundred.
In Mildestvic Hundred.
In Wilaveston Hundred.
In Tunendune Hundred.
In Dudestan Hundred.
In Riseton Hundred.
In Wilaveston Hundred.
In Hamestan Hundred.
In Wilaveston Hundred.
In Risetone Hundred.
In Wilaveston Hundred.
In Tunendune Hundred.
In Mildestvich Hundred.
In Warmundestrou Hundred.
In Hamestan Hundred.
In Risetone Hundred.
In Wilaveston Hundred.
In Dudestan Hundred.
In Riseton Hundred.
In Wilaveston Hundred.
In Mildestvic Hundred.
In Warmundestrou Hundred.
In Cestre Hundred.
In Dudestan Hundred.
In Risetone Hundred.
In Wilaveston Hundred.
In Bochelau Hundred.
In Tunendune Hundred.
In Mildestvich Hundred.
In Hamestan Hundred.
In Mildestvic Hundred.
In Cestre Hundred.
In Wilaveston Hundred.
In Mildestvic Hundred.
In Dudestan Hundred.
In Riseton Hundred.
In Hamestan Hundred.
In Mildestvic Hundred.
In Warmundestrou Hundred.
In Bochelau Hundred.
In Hamestan Hundred.
In Bochelau Hundred.
In Dudestan Hundred.
In Bochelau Hundred.
In Hamestan Hundred.
In Mildestvich Hundred.
In Riseton Hundred.
In Exestan Hundred.
In Dudestan Hundred.
In Riseton Hundred.
In Roelau Hundred.
In Bochelau Hundred.
In Exestan Hundred.
In Mildestvic Hundred.
In Warmundestrou Hundred.
In Mildestvic Hundred.
In Bochelau Hundred.
In Wilaveston Hundred.
In Roelau Hundred.
In Bochelau Hundred.
In Tunendune Hundred.
In Mildestvich Hundred.
In Dudestan Hundred.
In Exestan Hundred.
In Dudestan Hundred.
In Riseton Hundred.
In Dudestan Hundred.
In Wilaveston Hundred.
In Roelau Hundred.
In Bochelau Hundred.
In Tunendune Hundred.
In Riseton Hundred.
In Wilaveston Hundred.
In Tunendune Hundred.
In Roelau Hundred.
In Hamestan Hundred.
In Mildestvic Hundred.
In Bochelau Hundred.
In Exestan Hundred.
In Mildestvic Hundred.
In Atiscros Hundred.
In Atiscros Hundred.
In Atiscros Hundred.
Inter Ripe & Mersham.
In Derbei Hundret.
In Neweton Hundret.
In Walintune Hundret.
In Blacheburne Hundret.
In Salford Hundret.
In Lailand Hundret.
The Proportion of the Old Hundreds in CHESHIRE to the New Hundreds.
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