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Elizabeth Brereton (Somerset)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Worcestershire, England
Death: Died in MacClesfield, Cheshire, England
Place of Burial: Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester and Elizabeth Somerset, 3rd Baroness Herbert
Wife of Sir John Savage, VII, Kt. and William Brereton of Malpas
Mother of Anne Robinson; Agnes Hollingsworth; Sir John Savage, VIII, Kt., of Rock Savage; Margaret Bulkeley; Henry Brereton and 1 other
Sister of Henry Somerset, 2nd Earl of Worcester
Half sister of Lady Mary Grey; Charles Somerset and George Somerset

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About Elizabeth Brereton

In 1529 the widowed Elizabeth (by John Savage) married William Brereton of Malpas. Elizabeth was a second cousin to Henry VIII and this union improved his status and his connections to the crown. As a result of this marriage, he received 36 offices in Cheshire and North Wales. After his father's death, William received the office of chamberlain of Chester thanks to his ties with the king.

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Elizabeth Brereton's Timeline

1497
1497
Worcestershire, England
1512
1512
Age 15
Rumbald Kirk, Yorkshire, England
1520
1520
Age 23
England
1522
1522
Age 25
Rock Savage, Cheshire, England
1525
1525
Age 28
Clifton, Cheshire, England
1532
1532
Age 35
Smethwick, Cheshire, England
1532
Age 35
Smethwick, Cheshire, England
1545
1545
Age 48
MacClesfield, Cheshire, England