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Families covered: Brereton of Ashley, Brereton of Brereton, Brereton of Laghlin (Leighlin)

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) William Brereton of Brereton, 1st Lord of Laghlin or Leighlin (bpt 06.02.1550, d 01.10.1631)
  m. Margaret Savage (b 1549, d 07.04.1597, dau of Sir John Savage of Rocksavage)
  (A) Sir John Brereton of Brereton (b 25.03.1591, dvp 23.12.1629)
  m. Anne Fitton (dau of Sir Edward Fitton, Bart of Gawsworth)
  (i) William Brereton, 2nd Lord of Laghlin (b 28.02.1611, bur 21.04.1664)
  m. Elizabeth Goring (d 1687, dau of George Goring, 1st Earl of Norwich)
  (a) William Brereton, 3rd Lord of Laghlin (b 04.05.1631, d 17.03.1679)
  m. (by 1659) Frances Willoughby (bur 12.09.1680, dau of Francis Willoughby, 5th Lord of Parham)
  ((1)) John Brereton, 4th Lord of Laghlin (b 02.12.1662, dsp 1718)
m. (c06.1686) Mary Tipping (d 02.1714/5, dau of Sir Thomas Tipping of Wheatfield by Elizabeth, dau/coheir of Sir White Beconsaw of Moyles Court)
  ((2)) Francis Brereton, 5th Lord of Laghlin (b 01.05.1662, bur unm 24.05.1722)
  (b)+ other issue
  (ii) Mary Brereton
  m1. Sir Michael Hutchinson
  m2. (1643-4) Sir Gilbert Gerard of Fiskerton & Brafferton, 1st Bart (bur 24.09.1687)
  (iii) Jane Brereton (d 1648)
m. (c1646) Sir Robert Holte, Bart (d 03.10.1679)
  (iv)+ other issue - John (b 1624, d 22.10.1656), Edward
  (B) Mary Brereton
  m. (13.07.1608) Henry O'Brien, 5th Earl of Thomond (d 1639)
  (2) Elizabeth Brereton (d 06.1591)
  m. Thomas Venables of Kinderton (d 1606)
(3) Jane Brereton
  m. John Legh of Boothes (d 1617)
  (4) Anne Brereton
  m. Sir Thomas Smith, Mayor then Sheriff of Chester (a 1596)
(5)+ other issue - Mary, Susanna
  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) Mary Brereton (d 28.04.1621)
  m1. (div 01.12.1576) Thomas Wight
  m2. Sir Nicholas Whyte of Leixlip Castle (d 05.04.1593, Master of the Rolls)
  m3. Sir Robert Hartpole of Shrule (d 1594)
  (2) Jane Brereton
  m1. Sir Richard Nugent of Ballybranagh
m2. (07.1621, sp) Christopher Barnewall (dvp 1622, son/heir of 7th Lord Trimlestown)
  m3. Gilbert Nugent
  (3) Cicely Brereton
m. John Cusack of Trubley (son of John of Cussington)
  (4)+ other issue - John (a 1589, dsp), William, Alice (or Alison), Eleanor
  c. Arthur Brereton of Killyan & Castle Richard (Richardstown), co Louth (d by 1584, 4th son)
  m. Katherine
  (1) Anne Brereton
  m. Philip Lacy of Balrodery
  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. George Brereton of Ashley
  m. Sibill Arderne (dau/heir of William Arderne of Timperley)
  (1) William Brereton of Ashley & Timperley (a 1580, 1613)
  m. Jane Warburton (dau of Peter Warburton of Arley)
  (A) Frances Brereton
  m. Alexander Barlow of Barlow
  (B) Anna Brereton (bur 08.04.1670)
  m. (c12.1628) Robert Tatton of Withenshaw
(C) Katherine Brereton (bur 30.04.1667)
  m. Raffe Ashton of Kirkby (son of Sir Richard of Midleton)
  Ashley passed into the Ashton (Assheton) family.
  (D)+ other issue (a 1613) - Richard (b c1592), Thomas, William, Peter
  (2)+ other issue - Richard (dsp), George (d young?), Edward, George, John, Thomas, Lucretia
b.+ other issue - Agnes, Jane
  v. Henry Brereton (Captain in Ireland)
  a.+ issue - John, Randle (a 1594, Sheriff of Dufferin, had issue)
  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. Ellen Brereton
  m. John Fitton of Gawsworth (d 19.02.1524)
C. Alice Brereton
  m. William Moreton (Morton) of Little Moreton
  D. Elizabeth Brereton
  m1. Philip Legh of Boothes
  m2. John Carington of Carington or Carrington
  E. Catherine Brereton
  m. Thomas (not John) Smith of Hagh (Hough)
F. Matilda (Maud) Brereton
  m. John Davenport of Davenport
  G. Johanna Brereton
  m. Lawrence Dutton of Marshe
  H.+ other issue - John of Leek, Andrew, Matthew
  m2. Anne Done
  partner(s) unknown
  K. Katherine Brereton
  m. William Bowyer of Knipersley (d 1540-1)
  L. Elizabeth Brereton
  m. John Smith of Oldhaugh
3. Sir John Brereton
  m1. Katherine Berkeley (dau of Maurice Berkeley of Beverston)
A. Werburga or Walburgh Brereton
  m1. Sir Francis Cheney
  m2. Sir William Compton, Chancellor of Ireland (d 31.05.1528)
  m2. Jane Massey (dau of Geoffrey Massey of Tatton)
  B. Phillippa Brereton (dsp)
4. Hugh Brereton of Wimbersley and/or Hassall Grene (8th son)
  m. Anne Done (dau of Robert Done, brother of Sir John)
  A. Hugh Brereton of The Peele
  i. Henry Brereton
  a. John Brereton
  B. Ellin Brereton
  m. Charles Manwaring of Croxton
C. Jane Brereton
  m. Roger Rawson
  D. Isabel Brereton
  m1. William Cooper
  m2. _ Winnington of Offerton possibly here?
  E. Anne Brereton
  m. Thomas Somerford
F. Margaret Brereton
  m. Thomas Unwine of Clough
  G. Alice Brereton
  m. Rafe Rudyard
  H. Elizabeth Brereton
  m. _ Gill
5. Elizabeth Brereton
  m. John Radcliffe, younger of Ordeshall (dvp 12.04.1497)
6. Jane Brereton
  m. Richard Cotton of Richware
7. Eleanor Brereton
  m1. Thomas Bulkeley of Eyton
  m2. Hugh Cholmondeley
8. Matilda or Maud Brereton
  m. Thomas Needham of Shavington
9.+ other issue - Robert, Roger, Henry, Matthew

Main source(s): BE1883 (Brereton) with some support from TCP (Brereton of Laghlin or Leighlin), Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, Brereton of Brereton), BIFR1976 (Brereton)
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