Noted events in her life were:
• Background Information. 1036
William Ruffus and Nichola had three daughters: Emma, who married Bartholomew de Legh; Alice who married Ralph de Tuberville; and Isabel who married Berengar le Moyne. By 1242/3, Emma de Legh held Hemingford and Yelling three fees. Her daughter and heir, Nichola de Legh had married Roger de Cauz.
~A History of the County of Huntingdon: Volume 2, pp. 309-314
• Background Information. 141
Bartholomew de Leigh, of Thurleigh, Podinton and Snellson, was son of Hugh de Leigh, of the same, presumably by Beatrice de Glanville, for Bartholomew in his will mentions his "uncle" William de Glanville, whom his father Hugh de Leigh presented to the curch of Thurleigh. Bartholomew married Emma, who was living in 1242, daughter and coneir of William Ruffus [Feet of fines, Hunts, 2 Hen III, case 92, file 3, nos. 3,3a] of Armston, Northants and Kingsham as well as Eggele, Sussex (fees in which manors were in 40 Henry III of the inheritance of Emma, mother of Reynold, son of John de Grey, who brought him the manors of Yelling and Hemingford, the inheritance of her mother Nichole. Podinton and Snellson, which Emma, widow of Bartholomew de Leigh held in dower, were to revert on her death to John de Grey [Cal. Patent Rolls, 1232-47, p. 371]).
~ Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. VI, (Grey), p. 172, footnote (a)
Emma married Bartholomew de Legh, son of Hugh de Legh and Beatrice de Glanville 141.,796 (Bartholomew de Legh died about 1217 141.)