John SAVAGE, Baron Cheadle
(Abt 1323-1386)
Margaret DANYERS
Sir Robert DE SWYNNERTON, Knt.
Elizabeth DE BEKE
John SAVAGE of Clifton, Knt.
(Abt 1378-1450)
Matilda (Maud) DE SWYNNERTON
(Est 1365-1415)
John SAVAGE of Clifton, Knt.
(Est 1405-1463)


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John SAVAGE of Clifton, Knt. 1

  • Born: Est 1405, Clifton, Cheshire, England
  • Married: Before 1423
  • Died: 29 Jun 1463
  • Buried: St. Michael's and All Angels Churchyard, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England

  Research Notes:

John Savage, Knt., of Clifton, Macclesfield, Brereton, and Great and Little Barrow, Cheshire, Tean (in Checkley), Staffordshire, etc., Bailiff of the Forest of Macclesfield, Chamberlain of Middlewich, born about 1401—10 (aged 40 and more in 1450, styled "junior" in 1442 and 1446).

In 1438 he was pardoned by the king, being then styled esquire and gentleman. In 1446 he successfully sued his half-brother, Richard Peshale, Esq., for the manor of Rushton Spencer and the advowson of Checkley, Staffordshire, half of the manor of Dore, Derbyshire, and 20 marks of rent from the manor of Draycot, Staffordshire. 2

  Marriage Information:

John married Eleanor BRERETON, daughter of Sir William BRERETON, Knt. and Anylla DE VENABLES, before 1423.


1 The Visitation of Cheshire in the Year 1580 - made by Robert Glover, Somerset Herald..., including The Visitation of Cheshire made in the year 1566, with an appendix containing The Visitation of a Part of Cheshire in the Year 1533... and a Fragment of the Visitation of the City of Chester in the Year 1591, Pro Savage, p. 203.

2 Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study In Colonial And Medieval Families, 2nd Edition, 2011, Douglas Richardson, p. 141.

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