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Ellena de Egerton
Sir William, Lord of Brereton+
Sir William, Lord de Brereton

Born: Egerton, Cheshire, England
Marriage: Ellena de Egerton in 1354 in Brereton, Cheshire, England 713,696
Died: After 1369, Cheshire, England 713
  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Brereton.

• Background Information. 696
In 1354, Sir William Brereton, heir to his grandfather, married Ellena, daughter of David de Egerton, a descendant of the Norman barons. By this alliance the Brereton estates were greatly extended, placying the social standing among the best of England.

~Brereton, a Family History, pg. 14

• Background Information. 713
Sir William de Brerton, lord of Brerton, Knight, heir to his grandfather. he had a grant of free warren and market, etc, 42 Edward III. His first wife was Ellen, daughter of Philip and sister of the younger Philip de Egerton, and finally the heiress of David de Egerton, lord of Egerton and joint baron of Malpas. His second wife was Margaret, daughter of Henry Done of Utkinton. Margaret was the widow of John Davenport of Henbury, living 5 Henry V.

Child of Elena and Sir William, as given by Ormerod:
Sir William de Brerton, lord of Brerton, born at Eggerton in the Feast of St. Valtine, 23 Edward 3, and baptized at Malpas. He was a night in 1385, and his Orbit per Inquisition took place in 4 Henry VI. He married twice, first to Anyll, daughter of Hugh Venables, baron of Kinderdon. They were married at Audley, 1386. His second wife was Elena, daughter of Sir William Mascy of Taton, knight, remarried to Sir Gilbert de Halsall, Knight.

Children of Sir William and margaret Done, as given by Ormerod:
Randle de Brerton, esq., ancestor of the Brerton of Malpas, married Alice, daughter and heiress of William de Ipstones.
Elizabeth de Brerton, wife of William de Cholmondeley, who died 49 Edward III
unnamed daughter married to ________ de Spurstow, lord of Spurston.

~Ormerod's History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol. III, p.88, "Brereton and Holt of Brereton"

William, married Ellena de Egerton, daughter of Philip le Large de Egerton Lord of Eggerton and Wychehalgh and Elena de St. Pierre, in 1354 in Brereton, Cheshire, England 713.,696

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