Ralph de Brereton
(Bef 1050-)


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Ralph de Brereton

  • Born: Bef 1050, Normandy
  • Marriage: Unknown

bullet  General Notes:

~Ormerod's History of Chester, p.88, "Brereton and Holt of Brereton" Predigree, witness to a charter by Gilbert Venables, living during the reign of Kings William II and Henry I of England. 713

~Burke's A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, Peerages of the British Empire, 1866 Edition, p. 74, calls this Ralph de Brereton, son of Willdiam de Brereton and grandson of William de Brereton. Besides his son and heir, Sir William, he was the father of Gilbert and a daughter Isolda, wife of Gilbert de Stoke. 843

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Dates & Events. 696
There is a record from about 1087, in the reign of William Rufus, when a charter, given Gilbert de Venables, was witnessed by Ralph de Brereton. These parchments, with their signatures and seal, still exist (in 1919) among the town and church records of Cheshire.

~Brereton, A Family History, p. 8-9

• Web Reference: The Breretons of Cheshire.

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