Sir John Savage, VIII, Kt., of Rock Savage

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John Savage, Kt.

Birthplace: Clifton, Cheshire, England
Death: December 05, 1597 (67-76)
Probably Rock Savage, Clifton, Cheshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John Savage, VII, Kt. and Elizabeth Brereton
Husband of Lady Elizabeth Manners and Elizabeth Savage
Father of Robert Savage; Mary Helen Savage; XPF Savage; Lady Mary Browne; Margaret Brereton and 8 others
Brother of Agnes Hollingsworth; Margaret Bulkeley and Anne Emmot Robinson
Half brother of Henry Brereton; Thomas Brereton and William Brereton

Occupation: Knight
Managed by: Kyle Dane
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About Sir John Savage, VIII, Kt., of Rock Savage

"an Elizabethan mansion, now in ruins, at SJ526799 in Clifton (now a district of Runcorn), Cheshire, England. Built for Sir John Savage, MP in 1565–8, Rocksavage was one of the great Elizabethan houses of the county, a leading example of the Elizabethan prodigy house; in 1674, it was the second largest house in Cheshire. James I visited in 1617. The house was abandoned when it passed into the Cholmondeley family early in the 18th century,[1] and by 1782 only ruins remained."

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on John Savage:

Sir John Savage [1]

  • M, #33084,
  • b. circa 1525,
  • d. 5 December 1597
  • Last Edited=9 Jun 2011

Sir John Savage was born circa 1525.[2]

He married, firstly, Lady Elizabeth Manners, daughter of Thomas Manners, 1st Earl of Rutland and Eleanor Paston.[3]

He married, secondly, Elinor Cotgrave.[3]

He died on 5 December 1597.[2]

He lived at Rock Savage, Clifton, Cheshire, England.[4]

Children of Sir John Savage and Lady Elizabeth Manners

  • 1. Margaret Savage+[1] b. 1549, d. 7 Apr 1597
  • 2. Sir John Savage, 1st Bt.+[2] b. 1550, d. 1615
  • 3. Eleanora Savage+[4] b. 1557

Citations [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 300. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage. [S1517] Dale Parker Anderson, "re: Purcell Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 November 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Purcell Family." [S4687] Richard Borthwick, "re: Campbell Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 22 June 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Campbell Family." [S47] Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd, editor, Burke's Irish Family Records (London, U.K.: Burkes Peerage Ltd, 1976), Bagenal, page 45. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Irish Family Records.

Title: Knight of the Garter

Lady Frances Savage as daughter of Sir John Savage, Knight of Rock Savage b: 10/1524 d: 12/5/1597 and Lady Elizabeth Manners b: 1506, d: 08/08/1570. Frances Savage was b: 1567, of Clifton, Cheshire and d: aft 1598. It is thought Frances Savage was possibly m: to Earl Sir ?Edward? de Vere b: abt 1550 son of Earl John de Vere and Margery Golding. Edward de Vere was heir of his father. In abt 1593, Frances Savage m: Sir Thomas Wilkes, Knight, Clerk of the Privy Counsel to Queen Elizabeth I. Sir Thomas Wilkes, Knight, Clerk was b: abt 1538 of Surrey or London, England d: abt 03/02/1597 Roen, France, buried in England; Thomas was son of Sir Thomas Wilkes, Esq. and Merchant of the Staple of Calais d: 1558 and probably his wife Joan Leveson. Sir Thomas Wilkes was 1st married to Margaret Smith b: abt 1560 London, England d: 05/14/1596 Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, England. Margaret Smith was daughter of Ambrose Smith and Joan Johanna Coe, Coo or Cope, daughter of Sir John Coe and Dorothy Hale.
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Sir John Savage, VIII, Kt., of Rock Savage's Timeline

Clifton, Cheshire, England
Sheerness, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Runcorn, Cheshire, England
Rocksavage Hall, Halton, Cheshire, England
Clifton, Cheshire, England (United Kingdom)
Clifton, Bristol, City of Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Mucklestone, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
Clifton, Bristol, City of Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Bruton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom