Leo de Welle Project

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Leo born

1406

born at Conisholme
baptised at Conisholme

Marries Cecily Waterton

august 17 1417

becomes ward of Robert Waterton

20 feb 1422

summoned to receive knighthood

may 4 1426

King Henry VI knights Leo et al

may 19 1426

granted seisin of his grandfather's lands

dec 5 1427

son Richard born

1428

appoints Robert Saxilby of Grainsby as Receiver General

feb 18 1428

first will drawn up

1430

King's french coronation Leo in entourage

april 23 1430

summoned to parliament

feb 1432

appointed as King's Lieutenant in Ireland

feb 12 1438 - april 1441

King reassures Leo that he will remain member of King's Household

feb 13 1438

Captain of Calais Garrison

april 1450 - april 1456

Leo killed

3/29/1461

at Battle of Towton

money

leo and others ask for repayment of loan given to Cardinal Beaufort

sep 27 1432

battles

Agincourt

25 october 1415

Castillon

july 16 1453

St Albans 1

25 may 1455

Blore Heath

september 23 1459

Rout of Ludford Bridge

oct 12 1459

Northampton

july 10 1460

Wakefield

31 dec 1460

Mortimer's Cross

2/2/1461

St Albans II

2/17/1461

Towton

3/29/1461

Weather

'great frost and ice' continues through the winter

1408

very cold winter

1419

very harsh winter

1431

severe winter storms

1432

very harsh winter storms

1433

harsh winter

1434

harsh winter

1435

harsh winter

1436

harsh winter

1436

harshest winter on record

1437

severe winter storms

1438

very wet year

1439

high rainfall
famine and sickness

great storm ravages northwestern europe

1446

again cold, heavy snow

1450