|LEEDES ARABIAN blk. H, ARABIAN, ~1670
This horse was also referred to as a barb, and was given to Edward Leedes father by King William III. He stood at the Leedes North Milford stud in Yorkshire. This horse is prominent in Family 6, having sired Charming Jenny (dam of Bay Pigot, sire, Fox Cub, a racehorse and sire, and Griselda, a racemare), the colt Leedes (racehorse and sire, see above), Highland Laddie (c.1714, racehorse and sire), and Betty Percival (1715, ancestress of Diomed, Plenipotentiary, Young Eclipse and many more). He also sired the mare Cream Cheeks, the second dam of Flying Childers and his brother, Bartletts Childers, and ancestress of many other important horses, such as Marske,Cade (1734, sire of Matchem), Muley (1810), Phantom (1808), Priam (1827). He also sired Young Bald Peg of Family 6, second dam of Basto (c. 1702) and Fox (c.1714). He also got the good racehorse and sire, Dyers Dimple (1708), and Brights Roan, the foundation mare of Family 61.
bred/owned by Edward Leedes.
Leedes Arabian is not the Northumberland Brown Arabian.
There was also a second Leedes Arabian, AKA Leedes Brown Arabian, bred by Edward`s son, Anthony Leedes, which was painted by Wootten, foaled around 1703-1711.