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Brereton, Baron (I, 1624 - 1722)

 

Creation: let.pat. 11 May 1624

 

Extinct: shortly before 11 Apr 1722

 

Family name: Brereton

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Arms:

Argent two Bars Sable

Crest:

Out of a Ducal Coronet Or a Bear's Head couped Sable muzzled Gold

Supporters:

Dexter: A Bear Sable armed and muzzled Gules; Sinister: A Greyhound Argent collared Azure and armed Gules

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William [Brereton], 1st Baron Brereton

son and heir of Sir William Brereton, of Brereton Hall, co. Chester, by his wife Jane Warburton, dau. of Sir Peter Warburton, of Warburton, co. Chester (by his wife Elizabeth Winnington, dau. of Richard Winnington, of Winnington, co. Chester), son and heir of Sir John Warburton, of Warburton, co. Chester, by his wife Jane Stanley, dau. of Sir William Stanley KG, of Holt, Wrexham, Chamberlain to King Henry VII (by his second wife Elizabeth Hopton, dau. of Thomas Hopton, of Hopton), brother of Thomas [Stanley], 1st Earl of Derby, and 2nd son of Thomas [Stanley], 1st Baron Stanley

bapt.

6 Feb 1550

mar.

Margaret Savage (b. 1549; d. 7 Apr 1597; bur. at Brereton, co. Chester), dau. of Sir John Savage, of Rocksavage, co. Chester, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Manners, 5th dau. by his second wife of Thomas [Manners], 1st Earl of Rutland

children

1. Hon Sir John Brereton (dvp. 23 Dec 1629), mar. Anne Fitton (mar. (2) Sir Gilbert Gerard, Governor or Worcester), 5th dau. of Sir Edward Fitton, 1st Bt., of Gawsworth, co. Chester, by his wife Ann Barret, dau. and cohrss. of James Barret, of South Wales, and had issue:

1a. William Brereton, later 2nd Baron Brereton

2a. John Brereton (b. 1624; d. 22 Oct 1656)

3a. Edward Brereton (d. unm.)

1a. Mary Brereton, mar. (1) Sir Michael Hutchinson, and (2) 1643 as his first wife Sir Gilbert Gerard, 1st Bt., of Fiskerton, co. Lincoln, and Bratterton, co. York, and had issue by her second husband

2a. Jane Brereton (d. 1648; bur. in St Clement Danes, co. Middlesex), mar. 23 May 1648 as his first wife Sir Robert Holte, 2nd Bt. MP, of Aston, co. Warwick, and had issue

2. Hon Mary Brereton (bapt. 28 Dec 1580; dspm. betw. 21 Apr and 2 May 1640), mar. 13 Jul 1608 Henry [O'Brien], 4th Earl of Thomond, and had issue

died

1 Oct 1631 (bur. at Brereton, co. Chester)

created

11 May 1624 Baron Brereton, of Laghlin in the County of Carlow

suc. by

grandson

note

built "the Hall" at Brereton about 1586; knighted at Flushing by the Earl of Leicester 1588

 

William [Brereton], 2nd Baron Brereton

born

28 Feb 1611

mar.

Lady Elizabeth Goring (bur. at Brereton, co. Chester, 5 Dec 1687), 1st dau. of George [Goring], 1st Earl of Norwich, by his wife Hon Mary Nevill, 2nd dau. of Edward [Nevill], 8th or 1st Baron Bergavenny

children

1. Hon William Brereton, later 3rd Baron Brereton

1. Hon Elizabeth Brereton, adminstratrix of her nephew the 5th Baron Brereton 1722 (d. before 14 Mar 1723/4)

bur.

21 Apr 1664 (bur. at Brereton, co. Chester)

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Cheshire 1661-64

 

William [Brereton], 3rd Baron Brereton

bapt.

4 May 1631

mar.

in or before 1659 Hon Frances Willoughby (bur. 12 Sep 1680 at St Martin's-in-the-Fields, co. Middlesex), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Francis [Willoughby], 5th Baron Willoughby of Parham, by his wife Hon Elizabeth Cecil, 3rd dau. and cohrss. by his first wife of Edward [Cecil], 1st Viscount Wimbledon

children

1. Hon John Brereton, later 4th Baron Brereton

2. Hon Francis Brereton, later 5th Baron Brereton

died

17 Mar 1679/80 (bur. at St Martin's-in-the-Fields. co. Middlesex)

suc. by

son

 

John [Brereton], 4th Baron Brereton

born

2 Dec 1659

mar.

after 26 Jun 1686 Mary Tipping (b. c. 1655; dsp. Feb 1714/5; bur. at Brereton, co. Chester), dau. of Sir Thomas Tipping, of Wheatfield, co. Oxford, by his wife Elizabeth Beconsaw, dau. and cohrss. of Sir White Beconsaw, of Moyles Court, co. Hampshire

died

s.p. 1718 (bur. at Brereton, co. Chester)

suc. by

brother

note

he did not sit in the Irish Parliament of King James II 1689

 

Francis [Brereton], 5th Baron Brereton

born

1 May 1662

bur.

11 Apr 1722 (bur. at Brereton, co. Chester)

 

On the death of the 5th Baron Brereton the Barony of Brereton became extinct.

 

 First written 29 Jan 2014

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