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Thomas Lord Leigh d 1710


Papers relating to a dispute between Thomas Lord Leigh and his wife Dame Elizabeth, leading to their separation, Includes: - "The case of Thomas Lord Leigh and his Lady truely stated to disabuse those that have been imposed upon by a false suggestion in a paper spread abroad ...", 1676. - Affidavit of Margaret Gibbs of Honington, concerning Lady Elizabeth Leigh's chastity since leaving her husband, 10 February 1676/7. - Affidavit of Elizabeth Askell, concerning the circumstances of Lady Elizabeth Leigh's flight, with mention of Lord Rochester's involvement, 20 February 1676/7. - Abstract of deeds made on the separation, 28 November 1677 - 1 February 1678. - Petition of Lady Elizabeth Leigh, outlining her grievances, c. 1677.