Margaret Done, of Utkinton

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Margaret Done, of Utkinton

Also Known As: "Dunne", "Deane", "Donne", "Dunn", "Dwnn", "Davenport", "Brereton"
Birthplace: Cheshire, England
Death: March 30, 1417 (74-75)
Woodford, Lancashire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of 5th Richard Donne, of Utkinton and Katherine Donne
Wife of Sir John “Jenkin” Davenport, Kt. and Sir William Brereton, Kt.
Mother of Nicholas Davenport; Griffin Davenport; Agnes Langton; Ellen Davenport; Elizabeth Davenport and 2 others
Half sister of John Donne, Esq.

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About Margaret Done, of Utkinton

Omerod shows this Margaret Donne of Utkinton (mentioned in 1418) as daughter of Richard Donne (d bef 1372) and (probably) his wife Katherine. She married 1) John Davenport of Davenport, Esq., 2nd brother and heir of Sir Thomas Davenport, Knt. 2) Sir William Brereton of Brereton, Knt.

  • A history and genealogy of the Davenport family, in England and America, from A. D. 1086 to 1850 .. (1851)
  • Issue of Roger de Davenport, (No. 9.)
  • (16.) II. Sir Thomas Davenport of Davenport, knight, married, 1st, Agnes, daughter of Thomas de Macclesfield, who was born in 1287. She was the mother of his issue. His second wife was Roesia, daughter of Ralph de Vernon, and widow of Sir William de Brereton. Sir Thomas died in 1320, and his widow survived him in 1322.
  • Issue of Sir Thomas Davenport, (No. 16.)
    • (20.) I. Sir John Davenport of Davenport, knight, married for his first wife in 1301, Margery, daughter of Sir William de Brereton, by Roesia his wife, daughter of Sir Ralph Vernon. She was the mother of his issue. His second wife was Agnes de Bradford. Sir John founded a chantry in the Chapel of Marton, in 1343, which was dissolved after the Reformation. His second wife survived him, and was remarried to Robert Massey, senior, of Sale, in 1358.
    • Issue of Sir John Davenport, (No. 20.)
      • (28.) II. John Davenport, who became rector of the Church in Swettenham, (a village on the side of the Dane opposite to Davenport,) in 1335. He married, 1st, Johanna, daughter of Sir Henry Delves, of Dodington, knight. His second wife was Margaret, daughter of Henry Done, who remarried Sir William Brereton, knight. __________________________
    • Stirnet - 'Brereton01'
  • (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) ... etc.
        • ((2))+) 2 sons mentioned by BIFR1976
      • 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)) Randle Brereton of Malpas
        • m. Alice Ipstones (dau of William de Ipstones)
        • ((5)) Elizabeth Brereton
        • m. William de Cholmondely of Cholmondely (d 1375)
        • ((6)) daughter
        • m. (Richard William) Spurstow of Spurstow
  • Etc. ... _______________________
  • Margaret Done1,2,3,4
  • F, #21658
  • Father Henry Done2,3,4
  • Mother Margaret Thornton
  • Margaret Done was born at of Utkinton, Cheshire, England. She married Thomas Davenport, son of Thomas Davenport and Elizabeth, circa 1362 at of Prestbury, Cheshire, England. Margaret Done married Sir William Brereton, son of William Brereton and Margery Bosley, after 1379; His 2nd wife.2,3,4
  • (Family 2) Family 1 Sir William Brereton d. bt 1381 - 1382
  • Children
    • Elizabeth Brereton+
    • Randle Brereton, Esq., Sheriff of Cheshire+2,3,4 d. a 1437
  • (Family 1) Family 2 Thomas Davenport b. c 1300, d. c 13 Nov 1390
  • Citations
  • 1.[S6568] Unknown author, Wallop Family, p. 136; Burke's Dormant and Extinct Baronetcies, p. 645.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 151.
  • 3.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 307.
  • 4.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 520.
  • From: _______________
  • Margaret Done1
  • F, #353710
  • Last Edited=27 Apr 2009
  • Margaret Done is the daughter of Henry Done.2 She married Sir William Brereton.1
  • She lived at Utkinton, England.1 Her married name became Brereton.
  • Children of Margaret Done and Sir William Brereton
    • 1.Sir Randle Brereton1
    • 2.Sir William Brereton+2 b. 14 Feb 1349, d. 10 Jan 1426
  • Citations
  • 1.[S47] Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd, editor, Burke's Irish Family Records (London, U.K.: Burkes Peerage Ltd, 1976), page 166. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Irish Family Records.
  • 2.[S47] Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd, Burke's Irish Family Records.
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Omerod shows this Richard Donne (d bef 1372) as son of Richard Donne (d bef 1313) and Isabel, his 2nd wife. Three wives: Joan, Margery de Clotton, Katherine.

Wives, order uncertain

  • Joan
  • Margery, daughter of William de Clotton and Katherine
  • Katherine was a widow 44 Edw 3 (1370/1371)

Children, mother uncertain

  • John, son & heir, (d. Bef 1435): m Anne de Helton
  • Richard, living 21 Ric 2, had a son Richard
  • Margaret, m 1) John Davenport 2) William Brereton (probably Katherine was her mother)
  • Robert (dotted line to him)


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Margaret Done, of Utkinton's Timeline

Cheshire, England
Wheltrough, Cheshire, England
Wheltrough, Cheshire, England
Wheltrough, Cheshire, England (United Kingdom)
Brereton, Cheshire, England (United Kingdom)
March 30, 1417
Age 75
Woodford, Lancashire, England