Section GX: Descendants of Sir William de Brereton

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Generation One

1. SIR WILLIAM1 DE BRERETON was born between 1064 and 1175, and died between 1175 and 1285. [11]
Child:
+2i.WILLIAM2 DE BRERETON II, 2ND LORD OF BRERETON of Brereton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, b. about 1130/1.


Generation Two

2. WILLIAM2 DE BRERETON II, 2ND LORD OF BRERETON (William1) of Brereton, son of (1) Sir William1, was born between 1078/9 and 1172, and died between 1092/3 and 1282. [11]
Child:
+3i.RALPH3 DE BRERETON, 3RD LORD OF BRERETON of Brereton, b. about 1100.


Generation Three

3. RALPH3 DE BRERETON, 3RD LORD OF BRERETON (William2, William1) of Brereton, son of (2) William2 II, 2nd Lord of Brereton, was born between 1055 and 1186, and died between 1166 and 1296. [21, 11]
Child:
+4i.WILLIAM4 DE BRERETON III, 4TH LORD OF BRERETON of Brereton, b. about 1170; m. about 1194[21] (AOZ-2) MARGERY DE TORHAUNT of Thornton, Cheshire, daughter of (AOZ-1) Sir Randle.


Generation Four

4. WILLIAM4 DE BRERETON III, 4TH LORD OF BRERETON (Ralph3, William2, William1) of Brereton, son of (3) Ralph3, 3rd Lord of Brereton, was born between 1101/2 and 1190, and died between 1208 and 1300. He married about 1194[21], (AOZ-2) MARGERY DE TORHAUNT of Thornton, daughter of (AOZ-1) Sir Randle. [11, 21]
Knighted by Henry III in 1208, the beginning of honors held in the Brereton family for over five hundren years.[21]
Child:
+5i.RALPH5 DE BRERETON II, 5TH LORD OF BRERETON of Brereton, b. about 1190; d. after 1272[11]; m. (F-25) PRINCESS ADA OF HUNTINGDON, daughter of (F-20) David, Earl of Huntingdon and (C-10) Maud (of CHESTER).


Generation Five

5. RALPH5 DE BRERETON II, 5TH LORD OF BRERETON (William4, Ralph3, William2, William1) of Brereton, son of (4) William4 III, 4th Lord of Brereton and (AOZ-2) Margery (de TORHAUNT), was born between 1161 and 1216, died between 1272 and 1326[11] and was buried in Astbury, Cheshire[9]. He married (F-25) PRINCESS ADA OF HUNTINGDON, daughter of (F-20) David, Earl of Huntingdon and (C-10) Maud (of CHESTER), who was buried in Astbury[9]. [11, 17, 9, 21]
Children:
+6i.WILLIAM6 DE BRERETON IV, 6TH LORD OF BRERETON of Brereton, b. about 1250/1; m. (AME-2) _____ SONBACH, daughter of (AME-1) Sir Richard.
7ii.GILBERT BRERETON, b. about 1250/1.


Generation Six

6. WILLIAM6 DE BRERETON IV, 6TH LORD OF BRERETON (Ralph5, William4, Ralph3, William2, William1) of Brereton, son of (5) Ralph5 II, 5th Lord of Brereton and (F-25) Princess Ada (of HUNTINGDON), was born between 1175/6 and 1276, and died between 1231/2 and 1386. He married (AME-2) _____ SONBACH, daughter of (AME-1) Sir Richard. [11, 17]
Child:
+8i.WILLIAM7 DE BRERETON V, 7TH LORD OF BRERETON, b. about 1250; m. about 1275[17] (AQY-2) ROESIA DE VERNON, daughter of (AQY-1) Baron Ralph.


Generation Seven

8. WILLIAM7 DE BRERETON V, 7TH LORD OF BRERETON (William6, Ralph5, William4, Ralph3, William2, William1), son of (6) William6 IV, 6th Lord of Brereton and (AME-2) _____ (SONBACH), was born between 1231 and 1271, and died between 1342 and 1381. He married about 1275[17], (AQY-2) ROESIA DE VERNON, daughter of (AQY-1) Baron Ralph. [18, 11, 17]
Sir William received indulgences from the Pope for services rendered in the Crusades to the Holy Sepulchre, about 1350.[17]
Children:
+9i.WILLIAM8 DE BRERETON, ESQ., b. about 1290/1; m. (GD-2) MARGERY DE BOSLEY, daughter of (GD-1) Sir Richard.
10ii.MARGERY BRERETON, b. about 1280; m. in 1301[17] THOMAS DE DAVENPORT.


Generation Eight

9. WILLIAM8 DE BRERETON, ESQ. (William7, William6, Ralph5, William4, Ralph3, William2, William1), son of (8) William7 V, 7th Lord of Brereton and (AQY-2) Roesia (de VERNON), was born between 1245/6 and 1326, and died between 1259/60 and 1450. He married (GD-2) MARGERY DE BOSLEY, daughter of (GD-1) Sir Richard. [19]
Child:
+11i.WILLIAM9 DE BRERETON VI, 8TH LORD OF BRERETON, b. about 1330; m. (1) in 1354[19] (PE-2) ELLEN EGERTON, daughter of (PE-1) David DE EGERTON; m. (2) (OI-2) MARGARET DONE, daughter of (OI-1) Henry DONE.


Generation Nine

11. WILLIAM9 DE BRERETON VI, 8TH LORD OF BRERETON (William8, William7, William6, Ralph5, William4, Ralph3, William2, William1), son of (9) William8, Esq. and (GD-2) Margery (de BOSLEY), was born between 1289/90 and 1336, and died between 1354 and 1446. He married (1st) in 1354[19], (PE-2) ELLEN EGERTON, daughter of (PE-1) David DE EGERTON. He married (2nd) (OI-2) MARGARET DONE, daughter of (OI-1) Henry DONE. [3, 1, 8, 12, 19, 23, 11]
Child of: William9 de BRERETON VI, 8th Lord of Brereton and Ellen EGERTON:
+12i.WILLIAM10 BRERETON VII, 9TH LORD OF BRERETON of Brereton, b. in 1350[11]; d. in 1426[11]; m. in 1386[19] (AQO-2) ANYLL VENABLES, daughter of (AQO-1) Sir Hugh.

Child of: William9 de BRERETON VI, 8th Lord of Brereton and Margaret DONE:
+13i.SIR RANDOLPH10 BRERETON, b. about 1350/1; m. (WM-3) ALICE IPSTONES, b. about 1396[3], daughter of (WM-2) William and (ANR-4) Maud (de SWYNNERTON) (SAVAGE) IPSTONES.


Generation Ten

12. WILLIAM10 BRERETON VII, 9TH LORD OF BRERETON (William9, William8, William7, William6, Ralph5, William4, Ralph3, William2, William1) of Brereton, son of (11) William9 VI, 8th Lord of Brereton and (PE-2) Ellen (EGERTON), was born in 1350[11], and died about 1426[11]. He married in 1386[19], (AQO-2) ANYLL VENABLES, daughter of (AQO-1) Sir Hugh. [19, 14, 23, 11, 20]
Children:
14i.ELIZABETH11 BRERETON, b. about 1406 in Brereton.
+15ii.WILLIAM BRERETON, b. about 1380; d. in 1420[11] in Harfleur, France[11]; m. about 1404 Of Leighton, Montgomery, England (LP-2) ALICE CORBET, daughter of (LP-1) John CORBET.
13. SIR RANDOLPH10 BRERETON (William9, William8, William7, William6, Ralph5, William4, Ralph3, William2, William1), son of (11) William9 VI, 8th Lord of Brereton and (OI-2) Margaret (DONE), was born between 1297/8 and 1436, and died between 1400/1 and 1546. He married (WM-3) ALICE IPSTONES, daughter of (WM-2) William and (ANR-4) Maud (de SWYNNERTON) (SAVAGE) IPSTONES, who was born about 1396[3]. [5, 1, 8, 13]
Children:
+16i.SIR RANDOLPH11 BRERETON of Ipstones, Staffordshire, England, b. about 1430/1; d. after 1468[3]; m. (1) JOAN HOLFORD; m. (2) (HY-2) KATHERINE BULKELEY, daughter of (HY-1) William BULKELEY.
17ii.WILLIAM BRERETON of Burosham, Denbigh, Wales, United Kingdom, b. about 1430/1; d. in 1450[10]; m. CATHERINE DE WYLDE of Burosham.


Generation Eleven

15. WILLIAM11 BRERETON (William10, William9, William8, William7, William6, Ralph5, William4, Ralph3, William2, William1), son of (12) William10 VII, 9th Lord of Brereton and (AQO-2) Anyll (VENABLES), was born between 1363/4 and 1398, and died in 1420[11] in Harfleur[11]. He married Of Leighton, about 1404, (LP-2) ALICE CORBET, daughter of (LP-1) John CORBET. [7, 19, 14, 11]
Children:
+18i.WILLIAM12 BRERETON VIII, 10TH LORD OF BRERETON, b. about 1420; d. in 1485[11]; m. (1) (OW-2) MATILDA DUTTON, daughter of (OW-1) John DUTTON; m. (2) (VT-2) PHILLIPPA HULSE, daughter of (VT-1) Sir Hugh.
+19ii.ISABEL JOHANNA BRERETON, b. about 1418 in Brereton; m. on 27 Oct. 1436 (CE-5) SIR ROBERT DE ASTON Of Ashtede, Surrey, England, b. about 1414[7], d. about 1467[2], son of (CE-2) Sir Roger and (RF-7) Joyce (de FREVILLE).
20iii.MAUD BRERETON of Shavington, Shropshire, England, b. about 1402.
+21iv.ALICE ELIZABETH BRERETON Of Hatherton, Cheshire, b. about 1420; m. (LS-1) PETER CORBETT Of Leigh, Shropshire, b. about 1415, d. after 1483.
16. SIR RANDOLPH11 BRERETON (Randolph10, William9, William8, William7, William6, Ralph5, William4, Ralph3, William2, William1) of Ipstones, son of (13) Sir Randolph10 and (WM-3) Alice (IPSTONES), was born between 1400/1 and 1461, and died between 1468 and 1571[3]. He married (1st) JOAN HOLFORD. He married (2nd) (HY-2) KATHERINE BULKELEY, daughter of (HY-1) William BULKELEY. [3, 1, 8, 16]
Children of: Sir Randolph11 BRERETON and Katherine BULKELEY:
22i.RANDOLPH12 BRERETON of Ipstones, b. about 1450/1; m. EMMA CARINGTON.
+23ii.RALPH BRERETON of Iscoyd, Flintshire, Wales, b. about 1450/1; d. before 1537[6].
24iii.BARTHOLOMEW BRERETON, b. about 1450/1.


Generation Twelve

18. WILLIAM12 BRERETON VIII, 10TH LORD OF BRERETON (William11, William10, William9, William8, William7, William6, Ralph5, William4, Ralph3, William2, William1), son of (15) William11 and (LP-2) Alice (CORBET) BRERETON, was born between 1374 and 1421, and died in 1485[11]. He married (1st) (OW-2) MATILDA DUTTON, daughter of (OW-1) John DUTTON. He married (2nd) (VT-2) PHILLIPPA HULSE, daughter of (VT-1) Sir Hugh. [20, 14, 23, 11]
Children of: William12 BRERETON VIII, 10th Lord of Brereton and Matilda DUTTON:
25i.WILLIAM13 BRERETON of Brereton, b. about 1440; d. in 1507[20]; m. KATHERINE BYRON of Horestan Castle, Derbyshire, England.
+26ii.ANDREW BRERETON, 11TH LORD OF BRERETON of Brereton, b. about 1450; m. (AQQ-16) AGNES LEGH of Adlington, Cheshire, daughter of (AQQ-13) Robert and (AMV-25) Isabel (de STANLEY) LEGH.
27iii.ROBERT BRERETON of Brereton, b. about 1440.
28iv.ROGER BRERETON of Brereton, b. about 1440/1.
29v.HENRY BRERETON of Brereton, b. about 1440/1.
30vi.MATTHEW BRERETON of Brereton, b. about 1440/1.

Children of: William12 BRERETON VIII, 10th Lord of Brereton and Phillippa HULSE:
31i.SIR JOHN13 BRERETON of Brereton, b. about 1440/1; m. KATHERINE BERKELEY of Beverstone, Gloucestershire, England.
32ii.HUGH BRERETON of Brereton, b. about 1440/1; m. ANNE DONE of Utkington, Cheshire.
33iii.ELIZABETH BRERETON of Brereton, b. about 1440/1; d. on 12 April 1497[26]; m. JOHN RATCLYFFE of Ordeshall, Lancashire, England.
34iv.JANE BRERETON of Brereton, Staffordshire, b. about 1450; d. on 30 April 1517[26].
35v.ELEANOR BRERETON of Brereton, Cheshire, b. about 1440/1; m. HUGH CHOLMONDELEY.
36vi.MATILDA BRERETON of Brereton, Cheshire, b. about 1440/1; m. THOMAS NEEDHAM of Shavington.
19. ISABEL JOHANNA12 BRERETON (William11, William10, William9, William8, William7, William6, Ralph5, William4, Ralph3, William2, William1), daughter of (15) William11 and (LP-2) Alice (CORBET) BRERETON, was born about 1418 in Brereton, Cheshire, and died between 1444 and 1530. She married on 27 Oct. 1436, (CE-5) SIR ROBERT DE ASTON Of Ashtede, son of (CE-2) Sir Roger and (RF-7) Joyce (de FREVILLE), who was born about 1414[7], and died about 1467[2]. [26, 2, 7]
Child: See (CE-5) Sir Robert de ASTON
21. ALICE ELIZABETH12 BRERETON (William11, William10, William9, William8, William7, William6, Ralph5, William4, Ralph3, William2, William1) Of Hatherton, daughter of (15) William11 and (LP-2) Alice (CORBET) BRERETON, was born about 1420, and died between 1440 and 1530. She married (LS-1) PETER CORBETT Of Leigh, who was born about 1415, and died after 1483. [26]
Child: See (LS-1) Peter CORBETT
23. RALPH12 BRERETON (Randolph11, Randolph10, William9, William8, William7, William6, Ralph5, William4, Ralph3, William2, William1) of Iscoyd, son of (16) Sir Randolph11 and (HY-2) Katherine (BULKELEY), was born between 1371/2 and 1523, and died between 1437 and 1537[6]. [4, 16, 22, 6]
Child:
+37i.MARGERY13 BRERETON, b. about 1490; m. in 1507[6, 22] (AOT-23) SIR JOHN HOLFORD of Holford, Cheshire, d. about 1546[6], son of (AOT-20) Sir George and (ZA-2) Isabel (LEGH).


Generation Thirteen

26. ANDREW13 BRERETON, 11TH LORD OF BRERETON (William12, William11, William10, William9, William8, William7, William6, Ralph5, William4, Ralph3, William2, William1) of Brereton, Cheshire, son of (18) William12 VIII, 10th Lord of Brereton and (OW-2) Matilda (DUTTON), was born between 1412/3 and 1459, and died between 1495 and 1569. He married (AQQ-16) AGNES LEGH of Adlington, daughter of (AQQ-13) Robert and (AMV-25) Isabel (de STANLEY) LEGH. [14, 25, 15]
Children:
38i.WILLIAM14 BRERETON, 12TH LORD OF BRERETON of Brereton, Cheshire, b. in 1473; bur. on 4 Feb. 1541 in Milkenny, Ireland; m. ALICE SAVAGE.
39ii.JOHN BRERETON of Leek, Staffordshire, b. about 1500/1.
40iii.ANDREW BRERETON, b. about 1500/1.
41iv.MATTHEW BRERETON, b. about 1500/1.
42v.JOHANNA BRERETON, b. about 1500/1; m. LAWRENCE BUTTON.
43vi.ELLEN BRERETON, b. about 1500 in Brereton, Cheshire; d. on 22 Sept. 1541[26] in Gawsworth, Cheshire[26]; m. JOHN FITTON of Gawsworth.
44vii.ALICE BRERETON, b. about 1500/1; m. WILLIAM MORETON.
+45viii.ELIZABETH BRERETON of Brereton, Cheshire, b. about 1460; m. (AQQ-14) PHILLIP LEIGH of Norbury, Cheshire, b. about 1450[26], d. in 1512[26], son of (AQQ-12) Sir John and Jane (_____).
46ix.CATHERINE BRERETON, b. about 1500/1; m. THOMAS SMITH.
47x.MATILDA BRERETON, b. about 1500/1; m. JOHN DAVENPORT.
37. MARGERY13 BRERETON (Ralph12, Randolph11, Randolph10, William9, William8, William7, William6, Ralph5, William4, Ralph3, William2, William1), daughter of (23) Ralph12 BRERETON, was born between 1404 and 1493, and died between 1507 and 1603. She married in 1507[6, 22], (AOT-23) SIR JOHN HOLFORD of Holford, son of (AOT-20) Sir George and (ZA-2) Isabel (LEGH), who died about 1546[6]. [6, 22]
Children: See (AOT-23) Sir John HOLFORD


Generation Fourteen

45. ELIZABETH14 BRERETON (Andrew13, William12, William11, William10, William9, William8, William7, William6, Ralph5, William4, Ralph3, William2, William1) of Brereton, Cheshire, daughter of (26) Andrew13, 11th Lord of Brereton and (AQQ-16) Agnes (LEGH), was born between 1412/3 and 1474, and died between 1468 and 1584. She married (AQQ-14) PHILLIP LEIGH of Norbury, son of (AQQ-12) Sir John and Jane (_____), who was born about 1450[26], and died in 1512[26]. [15, 24]
Child: See (AQQ-14) Phillip LEIGH



1. Michel L.Call, Royal Ancestry Bible (Salt Lake City, Utah: Heritage Creations, 2005), 758.
2. J. Orton Buck and Timothy Field Beard, Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants, Vol. III (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978), 8.
3. Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 151.
4. Ibid., 151, 162.
5. Ibid., 151, 638.
6. Ibid., 162.
7. Ibid., 47.
8. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2005), 130.
9. Ibid., 298.
10. Robert Maitland Brereton, The Breretons of Cheshire, 1100 to 1904 A.D. (Portland, Oregon: Irwin-Hodson Co., 1904), 101; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
11. Ibid., 70.
12. Ibid., 70, 97.
13. Ibid., 70, 97, 100.
14. Ibid., 71.
15. Ibid., 72.
16. Ibid., 98.
17. John Brereton, Brereton: A Family History (San Francisco: John Brereton, 1919), 10; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
18. Ibid., 10, 14.
19. Ibid., 14.
20. Ibid., 15.
21. Ibid., 9.
22. George Ormerod, The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester (London: Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, and Jones, 1819), 495; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org).
23. Robert Glover and William Flower, The Visitation of Cheshire in the Year 1580 (London: No publisher, 1882), 41; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org : accessed 8 March 2011).
24. Ibid., 42, 148.
25. Ibid., 42, 148, 151.
26. Ancestral File, CD-ROM database (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1998).