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Joan de Bostock (de Brereton)

Birthdate: (17)
Birthplace: Brereton, Cheshire, England
Death: 1291 (17)
Cheshire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Brereton and Cicelie Brereton
Wife of Adam de Bostock
Mother of William Bostock

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About Joan de Bostock

  • Jane Brereton1
  • F, #34189
  • Father William Brereton d. b 1321
  • Mother Margery Bosley
  • Jane Brereton married Sir Adam Bostock, son of Sir William Bostock and Elizabeth Audley. Jane Brereton was born at of Brereton, Cheshire, England.
  • Family Sir Adam Bostock
  • Child
    • Sir William de Bostock+
  • Citations
  • 1.[S10637] Unknown author, The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, by George Ormerod, 1819, p. 135; Wallop Family, p. 115.
  • From:


  • The history of the county palatine and city of Chester: .... Vol. III.
  • 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.
        • 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.
            • Sir RALPH BRERETON, of Brereton, kt. said in some pedigrees to marry Ada, daughter of David earl of Huntingdon, relict of Henry Hastings. = ; ch: Sir WILLIAM (m. . . . . Sonbach), GILBERT, (younger son) BRERETON.
              • Sir WILLIAM BRERETON, of Brereton, ward of sir R. de Sandbach. = . . . . daughter of Richard de Sonbach, kt.; ch: Sir WILLIAM (m. ROESIA de Vernon), HAMO (rector) BRERETON.
                • Sir WILLIAM BRERETON, of Brereton, kt. 1321. = ROESIA, daughter of Ralph de Vernon.; ch: MARGERY (m. John Davenport), MATILDA (m. John Dumville), PETER, RICHARD, WILLIAM (m. MARGERY de Bosley), JOHN (rector), NICHOLAS (m. MARGARET.) BRERETON.
                  • MARGERY, wife of John Davenport of Davenport, contracted 1301, divorced 1305.
                  • MATILDA, wife of John Dumville.
                  • PETER BRERETON.
                  • RICHARD DE BRERETON.
                  • WILLIAM DE BRERETON, died in his father's life-time. = MARGERY, dau. of Richard de Bosley.; ch: MARGARET (m. Henry Delves), JANE (m. Adam de Bostock), Sir WILLIAM (m. ELLEN Egerton & MARGARET Done), 2. JOHN, 3. RALPH (rector), 3. ROBERT, 4. HUGH DE BRERETON.
                    • MARGARET, wife of Henry, brother of sir John Delves.
                    • JANE, wife of Adam de Bostock, lord of Bostock.
                    • Sir WILLIAM BRERETON, of Brereton, kt. heir to his grandfather, living 49 Edw. III.; = ELLEN, daughter of Philip, and sister and finally heiress of David Egerton, of Egerton, esq.; ch: Sir WILLIAM (m. ANYLLA Venables & ELENA Mascy) BRERETON.; = MARGARET, daughter of . . . . Done of Utkinton, widow of John Davenport.; ch: RANDLE (m. ALICIA Ipstones), ELIZABETH (m. William Cholmondeley), dau. (m. . . . . Spurstow) BRERETON.
                      • .... etc.
                    • 2. JOHN DE BRERETON.
                    • 3. RALPH, rector of Davenham.
                    • 3. ROBERT.
                    • 4. HUGH DE BRERETON.
                  • JOHN BRERETON, rector of Wallasey.
                  • NICHOLAS DE BRERETON. = MARGARET.; ch: JOHN (a chaplain), WILLIAM DE BRERETON.
                • HAMO, rector of the church of Brereton 1344.
              • GILBERT, younger son, father of Henry, and of Sibilla, wife of William, son of Adam de Bouths, who had lands in Withenshaw.
            • A daughter, wife of Thurstan de Smethwick, had Smethwick in free marriage.
          • GILBERT, 2nd son.
          • ISOLDA, wife of Gilbert de Stoke, to whom her father gave lands in Brindley in free marriage.


  • A genealogical history of the dormant, abeyant, forfeited, and extinct peerages of the British empire (1978)
  • Pg.74
  • 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,
    • I. WILLIAM, m. Margery, dau. of Richard de Bosley, and d. in his father's lifetime, leaving issue,
      • 1 WILLIAM (SIR), of whom presently.
      • 2 John.
      • 3 Ralph, in holy orders.
      • 4 Robert.
      • 5 Hugh.
      • 1 Margaret, wife of Henry, brother of Sir John Delves.
      • 2 Jane, wife of Adam de Bostock.
    • II. John, .... etc.
  • Sir William was s. by his grandson,
  • SIR WILLIAM BRERETON, of Brereton, living 49th EDWARD III., who m. 1st, Ellen, dau. of Philip, and sister and finally heiress of David Egerton, of Egerton, and by her had a son and successor,
    • WILLIAM.
  • He m. 2ndly, Margaret, dau. of --- Done, of Utkinton, and widow of John Davenport, and by her had a son and two daus. .... etc.


(per Ormerod's History of Cheshire) Joan Brereton, born 1272, dau. of Stephen Merton, Lord of Merton, or William de Multon, Lord of Multon juxta Bostock, Ches. 


  • '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) William Brereton (dvp)
                • m. Margery Bosley (dau of Richard de Bosley)
                  • (a) Sir William Brereton of Brereton (a 1376)
                  • m1. Ellen Egerton (dau of Philip Egerton (of Malpas))
                    • ((1)) .... etc.
                  • m2. Margaret Done (dau of ?? Done of Utkinton, widow of John Davenport)
                  • BE1883 shows Margaret as mother of Randle but Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, Brereton of Brereton) suggests that his mother was Hellin (of) Mallpas. BIFR1976 (Brereton) supports the view that Randle was son of Margaret.
                    • ((4)) .... etc.
                  • (b) Margaret Brereton
                  • m. Henry Delves (brother of Sir John)
                  • (c) Jane Brereton
                  • m. Adam de Bostock
                  • (d)+ other issue - John, Ralph, Robert, Hugh
                • (ii) .... etc.
  • Main sources: BE1883 (Brereton)
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Brereton, Cheshire, England
Age 17
Cheshire, England
Age 17
Bostok, Cheshire, , England