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Ralph de Brereton, Knight

Also Known As: "Radulphus"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Barton, Preston, Lancashire, England
Death: Died in Best, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Son of William l de Brereton and wife of William de Brereton
Husband of Lady Ada de Brereton and Cecily St. George
Father of Sir William de Brereton, Kt.; Gilbert de Brereton and Isolda de Brereton

Managed by: Lorna (Lund) Collins
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About Ralph de Brereton, Knight

Ralph de Brereton, of Brerton cum Smethwick, county Cheshire, knight

  • Birth: estimated 1147 Barton, Preston, Lancashire, England
  • Death: 1190 (43) Best, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
  • Son of Sir William de Brerton of Brereton
  • Husband of (perhaps?) Cecily Saint George

Children

  1. Sir William de Brereton, Kt. Married Margery de Thornton. Living in the time of John, and Henry lll.
  2. Gilbert de Brereton, 2nd son.
  3. Isolda de Brereton. Married Gilbert de Stoke

◦DISTINCTION: Knighted. (Lloyd, History of the Princes, the Lords Marcher and the Ancient Nobility of Powys Fadog, vol. 3 p. 92)

PROPERTY: Lord of Brereton. (Lloyd, History of the Princes, the Lords Marcher and the Ancient Nobility of Powys Fadog, vol. 3 p. 92

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Ralph de Brereton

Born: Bef 1050, Normandy, France Marriage: Unknown

  General Notes:

~Ormerod's History of Chester, p.88, "Brereton and Holt of Brereton" Predigree, witness to a charter by Gilbert Venables, living during the reign of Kings William II and Henry I of England. 713

~Burke's A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, Peerages of the British Empire, 1866 Edition, p. 74, calls this Ralph de Brereton, son of Willdiam de Brereton and grandson of William de Brereton. Besides his son and heir, Sir William, he was the father of Gilbert and a daughter Isolda, wife of Gilbert de Stoke. 843

  Noted events in his life were:

• Dates & Events. 696 There is a record from about 1087, in the reign of William Rufus, when a charter, given Gilbert de Venables, was witnessed by Ralph de Brereton. These parchments, with their signatures and seal, still exist (in 1919) among the town and church records of Cheshire.

~Brereton, A Family History, pp. 8-9

data

The history of the county palatine and city of Chester compiled from original evidences in public offices, the Harleian and Cottonian mss., parochial registers, private muniments, unpublished ms. collections of successive Cheshire antiquaries, and a personal survey of every township in the county; incorporated with a republication of King's Vale royal, and Leycester's Cheshire antiquities. By George Ormerod.  Published 1819 by Printed for Lackington, Hughes. Harding, Mavor, and Jones in London . Written in English. Page 51. "Brereton and Holt of Brereton"

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  • Sir Ralph Brereton1
  • M, #11222, d. after 1275
  • Father Sir William Brereton d. a 1215
  • Mother Margery Thornton
  • Sir Ralph Brereton was born at of Brereton, Cheshire, England. He died after 1275; He did not marry Ada of Huntingdon, wife of Sir Henry de Hastings.2
  • Family
  • Children
    • Sir William Brereton+
    • Gilbert de Brereton+
  • Citations
  • 1.[S2977] Unknown author, The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, by George Ormerod, 1819, p. 51; Wallop Family, p. 136.
  • 2.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 321-323.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p374.htm#i11222

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  • The history of the county palatine and city of Chester: .... Vol. III.
  • https://archive.org/details/historyofcountyp03orme
  • https://archive.org/stream/historyofcountyp03orme#page/51/mode/1up
    • BRERETON AND HOLT OF BRERETON.
  • RALPH DE BRERETON, witness to a charter by Gilbert Venables, temp. Will. II. or Hen. I. = ch: RALPH (witness about 1176.), WILLIAM (with whom the pedigree commences) BRERETON.
    • RALPH DE BRERETON, witness to the grant of Marton about 1176.
    • WILLIAM DE BRERETON, with whom the Brereton pedigree commences. = ch: WILLIAM DE BRERETON.
      • WILLIAM DE BRERETON. = ; ch: RALPH DE BRERETON.
        • RALPH DE BRERETON. = ch: Sir WILLIAM (m. MARGERY Thornton), GILBERT (2nd son.), ISOLDA (m. Gilbert de Stoke) BRERETON.
          • Sir WILLIAM BRERETON, of Brereton, kt. living temp. Johan. and Hen. III. = MARGERY, dau. of Randle de Thornton.; ch: Sir RALPH (some say m. Ada dau. of David earl of Huntingdon), A dau. (m. Thurstan de Smethwick) BRERETON.
          • GILBERT, 2nd son.
          • ISOLDA, wife of Gilbert de Stoke, to whom her father gave lands in Brindley in free marriage.

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  • A genealogical history of the dormant, abeyant, forfeited, and extinct peerages of the British empire (1978)
  • https://archive.org/details/agenealogicalhi00burkgoog
  • https://archive.org/stream/agenealogicalhi00burkgoog#page/n94/mode/1up
  • Pg.74
    • BRERETON--BARON BRERETON.
  • RALPH DE BRERETON (son of William de Brereton, and grandson of William de Brereton,) was father (besides a 2nd son, Gilbert, and a dau., Isolda, wife of Gilbert de Stoke,) of an elder son and heir.
  • SIR WILLIAM BRERETON, of Brereton, Knt, living temp. JOHN and HENRY III., who m. Margery, dau. of Randle de Thornton, and had a son, RALPH, and a dau., wife of Thurstan de Smethwick. The former
  • SIR RALPH BRERETON, of Brereton, Knt, had two sons, WILLIAM (SIR), and Gilbert, father of Henry and Sibella, wife of William de Bouths. The elder son,
  • SIR WILLIAM BRERETON, of Brereton, Knt., m. the dau. of his guardian. Sir Richard de Sandbach, Knt., and was father of
  • SIR WILLIAM BRERETON, of Brereton, Knt., who m. Roesia, dau. of Ralph de Vernon, and had issue, .... etc.

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  • Brereton; a family history (1919)
  • https://archive.org/details/breretonfamilyhi00brerrich
  • https://archive.org/stream/breretonfamilyhi00brerrich#page/9/mode/1up
  • About 1176, Ralph de Brereton, a grand-son of the first Ralph, is witness in a grant of Marton to Richard de Davenport.
  • About 1194, William de Brereton, son of this last Ralph, received a deed at the time of his marriage to Margery, daughter of Randle de Torhaunt, eight witnesses signing the contract. This William was knighted by Henry III in 1208, the beginning of honors held in the Brereton family for over five hundred years.
  • In 1216, Sir Ralph de Brereton, son of William, granted land to "Brereton" church, as shown by parish records still in existence.
  • About 1232, this Sir Ralph received payment of "half a salt works" for some public services done in Cheshire.

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Profile:

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of, Brereton cum Smethwick, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location Gender Male Name AKA Ralph de Brereton _UID 8DDECFA8010811DA9E6E0060089E37698807 Died Yes, date unknown Notes ◦DISTINCTION: Knighted. (Lloyd, History of the Princes, the Lords Marcher and the Ancient Nobility of Powys Fadog, vol. 3 p. 92)

PROPERTY: Lord of Brereton. (Lloyd, History of the Princes, the Lords Marcher and the Ancient Nobility of Powys Fadog, vol. 3 p. 92)

Person ID I93386 Wales. Welsh Medieval Database Primarily of Nobility and Gentry. Last Modified 15 Aug 2006

Father William de Brereton, of, Brereton cum Smethwick, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location, d. Yes, date unknown Family ID F56177 Group Sheet

Family Cecily St. George, of, , Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location, d. Yes, date unknown Children

 1. Sir William de Brereton, Knight, of, Brereton cum Smethwick, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
 2. Gilbert [de Brereton], of, Brereton cum Smethwick, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
 3. Isolda [de Brereton], of, Brereton cum Smethwick, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 

Last Modified 27 Aug 2002 Family ID F57430 Group Sheet

Sources 1.[S116] Peerages Extinct (Burke), Burke, John , 1787-1848, (London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831), FHL 942 D22bg 1831., p. 74;.

2.[S1506] #560 [1882] The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester (1882), Ormerod, George, (2nd edition. 3 volumes. London: G. Routledge, 1882), FHL microfilms 496,910, 547,521 and 824,313-824,31., vol. 3 p. 52;.

3.[S1800] #771 The History of the Princes, the Lords Marcher and the Ancient Nobility of Powys Fodog and the Ancient Lords of Arwystli, Cedewen and Meirionydd (1881-1887), Lloyd, Jacob Youde William, (6 volumes. London: T. Richards, 1881-1887), FHL book 942.9 D2L; FHL microfilms 990,213-990,214., vol. 3 p. 92;.

4.[S1459] #3654 Burke's Irish Family Records (1976), (London: Burke's Peerage, c1976), FHL book 941.5 D22bur 1976., p. 166;.

5.[S2619] #11050 The English Ancestry of Peter Bulkeley, Grace Chetwood, and Sarah Chauncy (1988), Ayers, Frank Wayne, (Walnut Creek, California: F.W. Ayers, 1988), 88;.

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  • 'Brereton01'
  • William de Brereton, Cheshire
    • 1. William de Brereton
      • A. Ralph de Brereton
        • i. Sir William Brereton of Brereton (a 1216)
        • m. Margery de Thornton (dau of Randle de Thornton)
          • a. Sir Ralph Brereton of Brereton
            • (1) Sir William Brereton of Brereton
            • m. Margaret (?) de Sandbach (dau of Sir Richard de Sandbach)
              • (A) Sir William Brereton of Brereton
              • m. Roesia de Vernon (dau of Ralph de Vernon of Shipbroke)
                • (i) .... etc.
            • (2) Gilbert Brereton
              • (A) Henry Brereton
              • (B) Sibella Brereton
              • m. William de Bouths (a 1275)
          • b. daughter
          • m. Thurstan de Smethwick
        • ii. Gilbert Brereton
        • iii. Isolda Brereton
        • m. Gilbert de Stoke
  • Main sources: BE1883 (Brereton)
  • From: Stirnet.com
  • http://www.stirnet.com/genie/data/british/bb4fz/brereton01.php

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Ralph de Brereton, Knight's Timeline

1147
1147
Barton, Preston, Lancashire, England
1170
1170
Age 23
Barton, Preston, Lancashire, England
1190
1190
Age 43
Best, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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