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Sir William Brereton, IV

Birthplace: Sandbach, Cheshire East, England, United Kingdom
Death: 1534 (27-28)
Sandbach, Cheshire East, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William Brereton, Lord Chief Justice of Ireland and Alice Brereton (Savage)
Husband of Anne Brereton/ Corbett and Anne Booth
Father of Jane Clive; Sir William Brereton, MP; Ellen Brereton; Arthur Brereton, of Killyan & Castle Richard; Robert Brerton and 4 others
Half brother of Katherine Brereton; Lady Margaret Goodman; Mary Warburton; Ellen Meere; Anne Kynaston and 1 other

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About Sir William Brereton

  • Sir William Brereton1
  • M, #327717, b. circa 1500, d. 1534
  • Last Edited=27 Apr 2009
  • Sir William Brereton was born circa 1500.2 He was the son of Rt. Hon. Sir William Brereton and Alice Savage.3 He married Anne Booth, daughter of Sir William Booth and Ellen Montgomery, before 1521.2 He died in 1534.2
  • He lived at Brereton, Cheshire, England.1
  • Children of Sir William Brereton and Anne Booth
    • 1.Andrew Brereton+3 d. 1577
    • 2.Robert Brereton3 d. b 16 Jan 1542
    • 3.Arthur Brereton+3 d. b 1584
    • 4.John Brereton3
    • 5.Edward Brereton+3 d. c Sep 1599
    • 6.Ellen Brereton3 d. 1612
    • 7.Jane Brereton+3
    • 8.Margaret Brereton3
    • 9.Sir William Brereton+3 b. 1521, d. 4 Sep 1559
  • Citations
  • 1.[S229] Burke John and John Bernard Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England (1841, reprint; Baltimore, Maryland, USA: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1985), page 72. Hereinafter cited as Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England.
  • 2.[S47] Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd, editor, Burke's Irish Family Records (London, U.K.: Burkes Peerage Ltd, 1976), page 167. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Irish Family Records.
  • 3.[S47] Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd, Burke's Irish Family Records.
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  • Sir William Brereton
  • M, #44771, b. circa 1506
  • Father Sir William Brereton b. 1473
  • Mother Alice Savage b. c 1472
  • Sir William Brereton married Anne Booth, daughter of Sir William Booth and Ellen Montgomery.1,2 Sir William Brereton was born circa 1506 at of Brereton, Cheshire, England.
  • Family Anne Booth b. c 1516
  • Citations
  • 1.[S11576] A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England, Ireland, and Scotland, by John Burke, Esq. and John Bernard Burke, Esq., p. 72.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 128.
  • From: ____________
  • Alice SAVAGE
  • Father: John SAVAGE (Sir Knight)
  • Mother: Dorothy VERNON
  • Married: William BRERETON (son of Andrew Brereton and Agnes Leigh) ABT 1488, Clifton, Cheshire, England
  • Children:
    • 1. William BRERETON (b. 1506) (m. Anne Booth)
  • From: SAVAGE5 _____________
  • BRERETON, Sir William I (c.1520-59), of Brereton, Cheshire.
  • b. c.1520, 1st s. of William Brereton by Anne, da. of Sir William Booth of Dunham. m. (settlement 20 Jan. 1539, he aged 18, she 12), Jane, da. of Sir Peter Warburton of Arley, 1s. Sir William II 5da. suc. gd.-fa. Sir William Brereton 1541. Kntd. 11 May 1544.
  • From: _________________
  • 'Brereton02'
  • Sir William Brereton of Brereton
  • m. Philippa Hulse (dau of Sir Hugh Hulse)
    • 1. William Brereton of Brereton (dsp)
    • m. Katherine Byron (dau of Sir John Byron)
    • 2. Sir Andrew Brereton of Brereton
    • m1. Agnes Legh (dau of Robert Legh of Adlington)
      • A. Sir William Brereton of Brereton (b c1483, bur 04.02.1541, Chief Justice and Lord High Marshal of Ireland)
      • m1. Alice Savage (dau of Sir John Savage of Clifton)
        • i. William Brereton (b c1500, dvp 1534)
        • m. Anne Booth (dau of Sir William Booth of Dunham)
          • a. Sir William Brereton of Brereton (b 1521, bur 04.09.1559)
          • m. Jane Warburton (dau of Sir Peter Warburton, m2. Sir Lawrence Smith)
            • (1) .... etc.
          • b. Andrew Brereton of Lecale, Governor of Ulster (d 1577)
          • m. Catherine FitzSimon (d 14.04.1617, dau of Sir James (probably not Andrew) FitzSimon, Mayor of Dublin, by Alison, dau of Thomas FitzWilliam of Merrion)
            • (1) .... etc.
          • c. Arthur Brereton of Killyan & Castle Richard (Richardstown), co Louth (d by 1584, 4th son)
          • m. Katherine
            • (1) .... etc.
          • d. Edward Brereton of Loughtioge Castle & Shannenmulen (d 1599, 6th son)
          • m. Edith Birch (dau of William Birch of Birch)
          • e. Ellen Brereton (dsp 1612)
          • m1. (28.02.1550) John Carenton or Carington (d 1553)
          • m2. Lawrence Winington of Hermitage (dsp 1573)
          • f. Jane Brereton
          • m. Richard Clyve of Huxley (d 1573/22.05.1572)
          • g.+ other issue (d unm) - Robert (d before 01.1542), John, Margaret (d young)
        • ii. Sir John Brereton (dsp 1549, Constable of Wexford Castle)
        • m. Jocose St. Leger
      • m2. Eleanor Brereton (d 1570, dau of Sir Ralph Brereton of Ipstones)
        • iii. Randle Brereton (d unm)
        • iv. Richard (not Ralph) Brereton
        • The following is supported by Visitation (Cheshire, 1580 & 1613, Brereton of Ashley).
        • m. Thomasine Ashley (dau of George Ashley of Ashley)
          • a. .... etc.
        • v. Henry Brereton (Captain in Ireland)
          • a. .... etc.
      • BIFR1976 reports that "It is not clear by which marriage Sir William Brereton had his daus". Visitation shows only 1 daughter, Mary, dau of Eleanor. BE1883 shows them all as Eleanor's.
        • vi. Margaret Brereton
        • m1. William Goodman, Mayor of Chester (d 1554)
        • m2. William Mostyn
        • vii. Katherine Brereton
        • m1. Edward Fullehurst of Crewe (dsp 1525)
        • m2. Roger Brereton of Woolsacre (d 1559, son of Sir Randale of Malpas & Ipstones)
        • viii. Elen Brereton
        • m1. Robert Dokenfield of Dokenfield (d 02.09.1548)
        • m2. William Meere of Sutton (d 03.09.1548)
        • ix. Anne Brereton
        • m. David Kynaston of Hanney
        • x. Mary Brereton
        • m. Sir John Warburton of Warburton and Arley (d 1572)
      • B. .... etc.
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Sandbach, Cheshire East, England, United Kingdom
Age 28
Sandbach, Cheshire East, England, United Kingdom
January 16, 1542