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Randle Brereton, of Malpas

Also Known As: "Randall de Brereton"
Birthplace: Brereton, Cheshire, England
Death: after circa 1437
Harfleur, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William Brereton, Kt. and Margaret Brereton
Husband of Alice de Ipstone
Father of William Brereton, of Borras; Randle Brereton, of Ipstone and Malpas and Isabel Brereton
Brother of Elizabeth Cholmondeley
Half brother of Mathilda Spurstow; Agnes Langton; Nicholas Davenport; Griffin Davenport; Ellen Davenport and 2 others

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About Randle Brereton, of Malpas

See Peter Bartrum, http://cadair.aber.ac.uk/dspace/bitstream/handle/2160/6201/BRERETON%20OF%20MALPAS_279.png?sequence=1&isAllowed=y (March 8, 2018; Anne Brannen, curator)

RANDLE BRERETON, of Malpas, Cheshire & Ipstones, Staffs., Born c. 1380. M c. 1415 Alice (Born 1396, "aged 3 at her father's death, 1399), d & heiress of Sir William de Ipstones, Kt., of Blymhill & Ipstones, Staffs. & his wife Maud, d. of Sir Robert de Swynnerton, Kt., of Swynnerton, Staffs. (See CORBET). He sued Elizabeth, widow of Sir John de Ipstones, Kt., for waste in Blymhill, 1423. He was Sheriff of Cheshire, 1428, 1433 & 1436. He had issue: HSP Salop, p 67 & Ches, p 41 WSAS I, p 301 VCH Staffs V, p 65 (I could only find reference to him as high sheriff to 1429 on my list) He is listed as Sheriff of Chesire in 1429.


  • Randle Brereton, Esq., Sheriff of Cheshire1,2,3,4,5
  • M, #21654, d. after 1437
  • Father Sir William Brereton2,3,5 d. bt 1381 - 1382
  • Mother Margaret Done2,3,5
  • Randle Brereton, Esq., Sheriff of Cheshire was born at of Malpas & Shocklach, Cheshire, England.2,3 He married Alice Ipstones, daughter of Sir William Ipstones and Maud Swynnerton, before 29 September 1410; They had 2 sons (Sir Randal; & William) and 1 daughter (who married (Mr.) Spurstow).2,6,3,4,5 Randle Brereton, Esq., Sheriff of Cheshire died after 1437.3,5
  • Family Alice Ipstones b. c 1396
  • Child
    • Sir Randle Brereton+2,3,5 d. a 12 Jun 1478
  • Citations
  • 1.[S6565] Unknown author, 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.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 491.
  • 5.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 520.
  • 6.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 637-638.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p721.htm#i21654


  • Sir Randle Brereton1
  • M, #353318
  • Last Edited=27 Apr 2009
  • Sir Randle Brereton is the son of Sir William Brereton and Margaret Done.1
  • He lived at Ipstones, Staffordshire, England.1 He lived at Malpas, Cheshire, England.1
  • 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.
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p35332.htm#i353318


  • Breretons of Cheshire, 1100 to 1904 A. D (1904)
  • https://archive.org/details/breretonsofchesh00brer
  • https://archive.org/stream/breretonsofchesh00brer#page/70/mode/1up
  • Pg.70
  • Sir William de Brerton VI., eighth Lord of Brereton, 1300, heir to his grandfather. His first wife was Ellen, daughter of Philip de Egerton, of Egerton, sister and heiress of David de Egerton, joint baron with the Cholmondeleys, of Malpas. Through her he became joint Baron of Malpas. His second wife was Margaret, daughter of Henry Done, of Utkington, widow of Sir John Davenport ; by her he had Randle, the founder of the
  • https://archive.org/stream/breretonsofchesh00brer#page/71/mode/1up
  • Pg.71
  • Malpas branch ; Elizabeth, wife of William Cholmondeley ; and a daughter who became the wife of Spurstow, of Spurstow.
  • 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.


  • The visitation of Cheshire in the year 1580 (1882)
  • https://archive.org/details/visitationchesh00fellgoog
  • https://archive.org/stream/visitationchesh00fellgoog#page/n59/mode/1up
  • Pg.43
    • Brereton of Malpas. Chart Pg.43-44
  • Randoll Brereton second sonne to Sr Wm Brereton of Brereton = . . . . d. to . . . . Ipstons of Ipstons in Comitatu Staff.; ch: William (m. _ Wyld), Sr Randoll of Ipstones and Mallpas. Brereton.
  • Sr Randoll Brereton of Ipstones and Mallpas. = ; ch: Randoll (m. Emma Carington) Brereton
  • Randoll Brereton. = Emma Heiress to John Carington of Carington.; ch: Sr Randoll (m. Elenor Dutton) Brereton.
  • .... etc.


  • 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 .... etc.
    • II. .... 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 Utikinton, and widow of John Davenport, and by her had a son and two dau.,
    • Randle, who m. Alicia, dau. and heir of William de Ipstones, and was ancestor of the BRERETONS OF MALPAS HALL AND SHOCKLACH, from whom the BRERETONS OF BRINTON, co. Norfolk, deduce their descent.
    • Elizabeth, wife of William Cholmondeley.
    • Another dau., wife of Spurstow, of Spurstow.
  • The eldest son,
  • SIR WILLIAM BRERETON, of Brereton, m. 1st, in 1386, Angella, dau. of Hugh Venables, and by her had issue, .... etc.


  • The history of the county palatine and city of Chester: .... Vol. II.
  • https://archive.org/details/historyofcountyp02orme
  • https://archive.org/stream/historyofcountyp02orme#page/377/mode/1up
  • RANDLE BRERETON, of Malpas, younger son of sir William Brereton of Brereton, kt. by Margaret, daughter of Henry Done of Utkinton. = ALICE, daughter and heiress of Wm. Ipstones of Ipstones.; ch: RANDLE (m. JOANNA Holford & KATHERINE Bulkeley), WILLIAM, . . . . (m. . . . . Spurstow) BRERETON.
  • RANDLE BRERETON, of Ipstones. = ch: RANDLE, OWEN BRERETON; = 1. JOANNA, daughter of Wm. Holford.; = 2. KATHERINE, dau. to Wm. Bulkeley, of Eaton., ch: RANDLE (m. EMMA Carington), RALPH, BARTHOLOMEW BRERETON.
    • RANDLE BRERETON of Ipstones, died in Burgundy. = EMMA, daughter and heiress of John Carington, of Carington, sister to Hamlet and Thomas., ch: SIR RANDLE (m. ELEANOR Dutton), HUMPHREY, ELLEN (m. Nicholas Bruyn), ELEANOR (m. Philip de Egerton) BRERETON.
    • RALPH BRERETON, of Iscoyd, second son. = ; ch: MARGARET (m. John Holford) BRERETON.



  • Pedigrees Made at the Visitation of Cheshire, 1613 (1879) Vol. XVIII.
  • https://archive.org/details/recordsociety58recouoft
  • https://archive.org/stream/recordsociety58recouoft#page/38/mode/1up
    • Brereton, of Chester. Chart Pg.38-39
  • Ranulphs Brereton mortus ante 28 H. 8. = ch: Ranolphs (m. Jona Holford) de Brereton Junior.
  • Ranulphs de Brereton Junior miles 24 H. 6 [1445-6]. = Jona filia Willmi Holford. *; ch: Ranulphs (m. Katherina Bulkley) de Brereton.
  • Ranulphs de Brereton a0 7 E. 4 [1467-8]. = Katherina filia Willmi de Bulkley.*; ch: Randolphs (m. Alienora Dutton) Brereton.
  • Randolphs Brereton [of Ipstones, Shocklach & Malpas, knt. banneret] qui a0 15 fund ante domin. = Alienora filia [Piers] Dutton de Hatton.; ch: Roger, Richardus, Sir Urian, Johannes, Robertus, (Pg.39 Ranulphus (m. Isabel Boteler), Willims, Pertrus Brereton or Bruerton.
    • * The names of these wives are misplaced. See Ormerod, Hist. Chesh., vol. ii., p. 686.
  • https://archive.org/stream/recordsociety58recouoft#page/39/mode/1up
  • Ranulphus Brereton miles = Isabel da. of Thomas Boteler de Bewsey 2 vx: ch: Ranolphus (m. Maria Griffith) Brereton.


  • From: Stirnet - 'Brereton01'
  • (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)) Etc. ....
      • ((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)
  • Main sources: BE1883 (Brereton)
  • http://www.stirnet.com/genie/data/british/bb4fz/brereton01.php


  • 'Brereton03'
  • Randle Brereton of Malpas
  • m. Alice Ipstones (dau of William de Ipstones)
    • 1. Randle Brereton of Ipstones & Malpas
    • m. Katherine Bulkeley (dau of William Bulkeley of Eaton)
      • A. .... etc.
    • partner(s) unknown
      • B. .... etc
    • 2. William Brereton of Burres, Denbighshire
    • m. _ Wyld (dau/heir of _ Wyld of Burres)
      • A. .... etc.
    • 3. Elizabeth Brereton possibly of this generation
    • m. Nicholas Bruen of Tarvin
  • Main source(s): BEB1841 (Brereton of Honford (both main & supplement)), Visitation (Cheshire, 1580 & 1663, Brereton of Malpas) with support/input as reported above
  • From: Stirnet.com
  • http://www.stirnet.com/genie/data/british/bb4fz/brereton03.php



See Peter Batrtum, http://cadair.aber.ac.uk/dspace/bitstream/handle/2160/5559/puleston.png?sequence=1&isAllowed=y (March 2, 2017; Anne Brannen, curator)

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Randle Brereton, of Malpas's Timeline

Brereton, Cheshire, England
Age 39
Eccles, Lancashire, , England
Age 48
Harfleur, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France
Age 48
Brereton, Cheshire, England, (Present UK)