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Thomas Needham

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Thomas Needham was born in in of Cranage, Cheshire, England (son of Robert Needham and Maud Savage).

    Family/Spouse: Maud Brereton. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. William Needham was born in in of Cranage, Cheshire, England; died in 1505.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Robert Needham was born in in of Cranage, Cheshire, England (son of Robert Needham); died in 1448.

    Robert married Maud Savage. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Maud Savage (daughter of John Savage).
    Children:
    1. 1. Thomas Needham was born in in of Cranage, Cheshire, England.
    2. John Needham died in 1480.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Robert Needham was born in in of Cranage, Cheshire, England (son of William Needham and Alice); died between 1406 and 1407.
    Children:
    1. 2. Robert Needham was born in in of Cranage, Cheshire, England; died in 1448.

  2. 6.  John Savage (son of John Savage, Mayor of Chester and Katherine Stanley); died on 18 Oct 1492 in Bouteville, Poitou-Charentes, France; was buried in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England.

    Notes:

    Pallbearer to Edward IV. Said to have had charge of the left wing at Bosworth Field; subsequently made Knight of the Garter by Henry VII.

    Killed at the siege of Boulogne. According to J. D. Mackie, The Earlier Tudors 1485-1558 (Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1952), "The siege was not pressed hard, and save that Sir John Savage was killed nothing of note occured."

    "Traditionally, the wife of Sir John Savage is claimed to have been Dorothy Vernon, a descendant of the Vernons of Shipbrook, Cheshire. This claim is based upon the Visitation of Cheshire of 1580 [...T]here is no evidence that Dorothy Vernon even existed." [The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, citation details below.]

    Children:
    1. 3. Maud Savage


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  William Needham was born in in of Needham, Derbyshire, England (son of Thomas Needham); died after 1374.

    Notes:

    Jacobus (citation details below) says he "is said to have been Justice of Cheshire."

    William married Alice. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Alice

    Notes:

    Heiress of Cranage; probably daughter of William de Cranage.

    Children:
    1. 4. Robert Needham was born in in of Cranage, Cheshire, England; died between 1406 and 1407.

  3. 12.  John Savage, Mayor of Chester was born about 1423 in of Rocksavage, Cheshire, England (son of John Savage and Eleanor Brereton); was buried on 22 Nov 1495.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: Macclesfield, Cheshire, England
    • Alternate birth: of Clifton, Cheshire, England
    • Alternate birth: Abt 1422

    Notes:

    Fought at Bosworth Field. Mayor of Chester, 1484-86. Chamberlain of Middlewich.

    John married Katherine Stanley. Katherine (daughter of Thomas Stanley and Joan Goushill) was buried in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 13.  Katherine Stanley (daughter of Thomas Stanley and Joan Goushill); was buried in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England.
    Children:
    1. 6. John Savage died on 18 Oct 1492 in Bouteville, Poitou-Charentes, France; was buried in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England.
    2. Thomas Savage, Archbishop of York died on 3 Sep 1507 in Cawood Castle, Yorkshire, England; was buried in York Cathedral, York, Yorkshire, England.