MC:P287 List of Correspondents
Bagot, Sir Walter 3rd Bart. (1644 -1704), JP and deputy lieutenant from 1677, MP for Staffordshire 1678-95. Commissioner for assessment for Staffordshire and Denbighshire 1677-80, for Staffordshire 1689, for Denbighshire 1689 and 1690. Commissioner for inquiry into recusancy fines for Staffordshire 1687 and Cheshire 1688.
Salusbury, Jane (1651-95) m. Sir Walter Bagot, 3rd Bart. (d.1704) 1670, d. and heir of Charles Salesbury [aka Salusbury] of Bachymbyd, Denbighshire.
Bagot, Sir Edward, 4th Bart., (1673/4-1712), m. Frances Wagstaffe 1697, M.P. for Stafford 1698-1708.
Bagot, Sir Walter Wagstaffe (1702-1768), s. of Edward, of Blithfield, co. Stafford, Bart. matr. Magd. 27 April, 1720. aged 15. D.C.L. by diploma 17 May 1737, then 5th Bart. m. Barbara Legge 1724. M.P. Newcastle-Under-Lyme 1724-7, Staffordshire 1727-54, Oxford University 1762-8.
Legge, William, 1st Earl of Dartmouth (1672-1750). Politician – House of Lords from 1695, commissioner of the Board of Trade and member of the privy council from 1702, secretary of state for the southern department (1710-13), joint keeper of the signet for Scotland with James, duke of Queensberry 1710, 1711. m. Lady Anne Finch 1700. Created Viscount Lewisham and earl of Dartmouth, Lord Privy Seal 1713.
Finch, Lady Anne, (? -1751), d. of Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Aylesford, m. William Legge, 1st Earl of Dartmouth, 1700.
Legge, George (Viscount Lewisham) (1701-1732), Eldest s. William, 1st Earl of Dartmouth. Matr. Magd. 22 Jan., 1719/20, aged 15. M.P. Great Bedwin 1727-9. m. Elizabeth Kaye 1722, d. of Sir Arthur Kaye of Woodsome, Yorks. See Foster’s Peerage.
Legge, Heneage, (1704-1759), s. William, 1st Earl of Dartmouth. Matr. Magd. 22 Jan. 1719/20, aged 14. bar-at-law, Inner Temple 1728, high steward of Lichfield 1734, appointed king’s counsel and elected bencher of the Inner Temple 1740, appointed counsel to the Admiralty and auditor of the Royal Naval Hospital, Greenwich 1744, baron of Exchequer and serjeant-at-law 1747.
Legge, Barbara (?- 1765), d. William, 1st Earl of Dartmouth, m. Sir Walter Wagstaffe Bagot 27 July, 1724.
Paget, Henry, 1st Earl of Uxbridge (1663- 1743), 8th Baron Paget de Beaudesert. MP for Staffordshire 1695 – 1712, member of the council of the lord high admiral 1704-8, lord of the Treasury 1710 –1711, captain of the yeomen of the guard 1713-1715. Member of the Privy Council 1711. Created Baron Burton of Burton, Staffordshire, 1 January 1712. Succeeded his father as 8th Baron Paget 26 February 1713. Lord lieutenant of Staffordshire 1713 – 1715. Appointed envoy-extraordinary to Hanover 1714. Created earl of Uxbridge and made privy councillor 1714. Resigned all appointments 1715 and sat in the Lords as opposition. Recorder of Lichfield 1715-1743. m. 1. Mary Catesby 1685/6; m. 2. Elizabeth Bagot 1739, d. of Sir Walter Bagot of Blithfield, Staffordshire.
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