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Eleanor Elizabeth Brereton, Lady Savage

Also Known As: "Eleanor Brereton", "Elizabeth Brereton"
Birthdate: (107)
Birthplace: Brereton Cum Smethwick, Cheshire, England
Death: November 22, 1495 (103-111)
Clifton, Runcorn, Cheshire, England
Place of Burial: Chesshire, England, UK
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir William de Brereton and Lady Anyll Brereton
Wife of Sir John Savage III, of Clifton
Mother of Gracia de Savage; Margery de Bromley; Ellen Warburton; Sir John Savage IV, of Clifton; Eleanor Savage and 8 others
Sister of Nicholas Brereton; Sir William de Brereton; Hugh Brereton; Matthew Brereton; John Brereton and 4 others

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About Eleanor Elizabeth Brereton, Lady Savage

  • Eleanor Brereton1,2,3,4
  • F, #19969, b. circa 1388
  • Father Sir William Brereton2,3,4 b. c 1363, d. 1425
  • Mother Anyll Venables2,3,4
  • Eleanor Brereton was born circa 1388 at of Brereton & Egerton, Cheshire, England.5 She married Sir John Savage, Bailiff of the Forest of Macclesfield, Chamberlain of Middlewich, son of Sir John Savage, Bailiff of the Forest of Macclesfield, Constable of Halton Castle, Chamberlain of Middlewich and Maud Swynnerton, before 1423; They had 1 son (Sir John) and 2 daughters (Margery, wife of Edmund Legh, & of Thomas Leycester; & Margaret).2,3,4
  • Family Sir John Savage, Bailiff of the Forest of Macclesfield, Chamberlain of Middlewich b. bt 1401 - 1410, d. 29 Jun 1463
  • Children
    • Margaret Savage+2
    • Margery Savage+2
    • Sir John Savage, Mayor of Chester, Chamberlain of Middlewich+2,3,4 b. c 1423, d. 22 Nov 1495
  • Citations
  • 1.[S6166] Unknown author, Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, 4th Ed., by F. L. Weis, p. 111; The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, by Ronny O. Bodine, p. 30; Magna Charta by Wurts, p. 1005.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 638.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 491.
  • 4.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. IV, p. 554.
  • 5.[S10297] Unknown author, History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, by George Omerod, 1819., p. 51.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p665.htm#i19969


  • John SAVAGE (Sir)
  • Born: ABT 1410
  • Died: 29 Jun 1463
  • Father: John SAVAGE (Sir)
  • Mother: Maud De SWYNNERTON
  • Married: Eleanor BRERETON (dau. of William Brereton and Angela Venables)
  • Children:
    • 1. John SAVAGE (Sir Knight)
    • 2. Alice SAVAGE
    • 3. Ellen SAVAGE
    • 4. Margaret SAVAGE
    • 5. Margery SAVAGE
  • From: http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/SAVAGE.htm#John SAVAGE (Sir)4


  • Breretons of Cheshire, 1100 to 1904 A. D (1904)
  • https://archive.org/details/breretonsofchesh00brer
  • https://archive.org/stream/breretonsofchesh00brer#page/71/mode/1up
  • Sir Willam de Brerton VII., ninth Lord of Brereton, was born in 1350, died in 1426. His first wife was Anyll, daughter of Sir Hugh de Venables, Baron of Kinderton. By her he had six sons and two daughters: 1, Willam; 2, Nicholas; 3, Hugh; 4, Matthew ; 5, John ; 6, Henry ; 7, Elizabeth, wife of Sir John Savage ; 8, Margery, wife of Richard Putten Wanflete, of Wanflete. His second wife was Ellen, daughter of Sir William Masey, of Tatton. By her he had one son, Thomas, born in 1433 ; rector of Brereton ; heir to his mother of the Tatton estates.
  • William de Brerton, eldest son, died in 1420, at Harfleur, France, during his father's lifetime. He married Alice, sister and heiress of Richard de Corbet, of Leghton, in the barony of Caius, Shropshire. By her he had two sons and two daughters : 1, William; 2, Ralph; 3, Alice, wife of Peter Corbet, of Leghton; 4. Joan, wife of Robert Aston, of Park Hall, Staffordshire.


  • 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
  • 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. .... etc.
    • II. John, in holy orders. .... 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.
  • The eldest son,
  • SIR WILLIAM BRERETON, of Brereton, m. 1st, in 1386, Angella, dau. of Hugh Venables, and by her had issue,
    • I. WILLIAM, d. before his father, having m. Alice, sister and heiress of Richard Corbett, of Leighton, and by her (who m. 2ndly, John Stretley, Esq.,) had issue, .... etc.
    • II. Hugh.
    • III. Matthew.
    • I. Elizabeth, wife of Sir John Savage.
    • II. Margery, wife of Richard Patten, alias Wanflet, of Wanflet.
  • Sir William m. 2ndly, Elena, dau. of Sir William Massy, of Tatton, Knt., and by her, who m. 2ndly Sir Gilbert Halsall, Knt., had a son,
    • Thomas, in holy orders, rector of Brereton, 1433.
  • Sir William d. 4th HENRY VI., and was s. by his grandson. .... etc.




  • '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)) Sir William Brereton of Brereton (b 14.02.1349, d 10.1.1426)
                    • m1. (1386) Angella or Anilla or Emily Venables (dau of Hugh Venables)
                      • ((A)) William Brereton (dvp)
                      • m. Alice Corbett (sister of Richard Corbett of Leighton)
                      • .... etc.
                      • ((B)) Elizabeth Brereton
                      • m. Sir John Savage
                      • ((C)) Margery Brereton
                      • m. Richard Paten, later Wanflet of Wanflet
                      • ((D))+ other issue - Hugh, Matthew
                    • ((2))+ .... etc.
  • Main sources: BE1883 (Brereton)
  • From: Stirnet.com
  • http://www.stirnet.com/genie/data/british/bb4fz/brereton01.php
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  • Links
  • http://www.brereton.org/Cheshire%20January%202013.pdf - SOME DATES ARE NOT CORRECT IN THIS LISTING & CONNECTIONS VERY CONFUSING


       Elizabeth Brereton:
       1406 in Brereton, Cheshire, England
        in Runcorn, Cheshire, England
       William Brereton (Father)
       Angella Venables (Mother). 


ID: I116115

Name: Catherine [@] de Stanley

Sex: F

Birth: 1430 in Stanley, Derbyshire,England

Death: 1498 in Clifton, Cheshire, England

Father: Lord Thomas [@ <] de Stanley b: 1406 in Latham, Lancashire, England

Mother: Jane\Joan [@ <] de Goushill b: 1409 in Hoveringham, Nottinghampshire, England

Marriage 1 John [IV @] de Savage b: 1422 in Clifton, Cheshire, England

Married: BEF 1447 in Clinton, Cheshire, England


Ellen Savage b: ABT 1430
Eleanor [@] Savage b: 1447 in Prob Clifton, Cheshire, England
Lawrence [@] Savage b: 1449 in Clifton, Cheshire, England
Margaret [@] Savage b: 1450 in Clinton, Cheshire, England
James [@] Savage b: 1451 in Clifton, Cheshire, England
John [V @] de Savage b: 1452 in Clifton, Cheshire, England
Dau [@] Savage b: 1453 in Clifton, Cheshire, England
Elizabeth [@] Savage b: 1454 in Clifton, Cheshire, England
Alice [@] de Savage b: 1457 in Clifton, Cheshire, England
Katherine [@] Savage b: 1458 in Clifton, Cheshire, England
Thomas [@] Savage b: 1463 in Clifton, Cheshire, England
Humphrey [@] Savage b: 1465 in Clifton, Cheshire, England
Richard [@] Savage b: 1467 in Clifton, Cheshire, England
William [@] Savage b: 1468 in Clifton, Cheshire, England
George [@] Savage b: 1471 in Clifton, Cheshire, England
Sir Christopher [Sr @] Savage b: 1473 in Clifton, Rock Sabage, Cheshire, England
Edward [@] Savage b: 1475 in Clifton, Cheshire, England
Margaret [@] Savage b: 1485


ID: I171564

Name: Eleanor or Elizabeth [@] de Brereton

Sex: F

Birth: ABT 1406 in England

Death: ABT 22 NOV 1495 in England

~Weis' The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, 98A-10, Sir John Savage of Clifton married Elizabeth or Eleanor, daughter of Sir William de Brereton. 348

~The Ancient and Noble Family of Savage, p. 20, Sir John Savage married to Elizabeth, daughter of Sir William Brereton, of Brereton, Knight. 718

~The Visitation of Cheshire in the Year 1580, p. 203, Sir John Savage was married to Elenor, daughter of Sir William Breton 526

~Ormerod's History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, Vol. III, p.88, "Brereton and Holt of Brereton Pedigree," Elizabeth de Brerton, married to Sir John Savage, son of John Savage and Matilda Synnerton

Father: William [@ <^] de Brereton b: BEF 1381 in Egerton, Cheshire, England

Mother: Angella Amelia [@ <^] de Venables b: BET 1374 AND 1386 in Kinderton cum Hulme, Northwich, Cheshire, England

Marriage 1 Sir John [III @] de Savage b: 1403 in Clifton, Cheshire, England


John [IV @] de Savage b: 1422 in Clifton, Cheshire, England
Margaret [@] de Savage b: ABT 1425 in Clifton, Cheshire, England


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