Ralph Legard

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Ralph Legard, son of Robert Legard and Joan Haldenby, was born about 1490.1 He died at Anlaby, Yorkshire, England, 30 June 1540.1,2

Ralph married Isabel Hildyard, daughter of Sir Peter Hildyard, Knt. and Joan de la See, about 1520.1,2


Isabel Hildyard b. abt. 1498, d. aft. 10 Jul 1540
  • Elizabeth Legard1 b. say 1521, d. aft. 1564
  • Frances Legard1 b. say 1523, d. aft. 1601
  • Ann Legard1 b. say 1525, d. bef. 1564
  • Christopher Legard1 b. 7 May 1527, d. aft. 20 Feb 1602
  • Joan Legard+1,3 b. abt. 1530, d. aft. 7 Mar 1585/86
  • Richard Legard1 b. aft. 1531, d. 27 Dec 1588
  • John Legard1 b. aft. 1533, d. 21 Apr 1587
  • Ralph Legard1 b. aft. 1535, d. abt. 1536
  • Robert Legard1 b. aft. 1537, d. bef. Jun 1609
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  1. [S183] James L. Hanson, "The Ancestry of Joan Legard, Grandmother of the Rev. William1 Skepper/Skipper of Boston, Massachusetts," The American Genealogist 69 (July 1994): 129-139, further cited as Hanson, "Ancestry of Joan Legard."
  2. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Five vols., Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 4:636 (Skepper 18), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  3. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 4:636 (Skepper 19).