Robert Townley

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Robert Townley, whose parents are unknown (or not traced here), died at Boston, Lincolnshire, England, 8 March 1585/86.1

Robert married, as her 2nd husband, Joan Legard, daughter of Ralph Legard and Isabel Hildyard, at Boston, Lincolnshire, England, after 26 May 1556.1,2


Joan Legard b. abt. 1530, d. aft. 7 Mar 1585/86
This person was last edited on21 Dec 2017


  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 volumes (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 4:637 (Skepper 19), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.