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Sir John Savage
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Birth: 1422
Cheshire, England
Death: Nov. 22, 1495
Macclesfield
Cheshire, England

Sir John Savage was born in Clifton, Cheshire, England, died in Macclesfield Park, England. He was the son of John Savage and Elizabeth Eleanor Brereton.

He married Katherine Stanley (1430-1498) in 1447 in Clifton, Cheshire, England. She was born in Stanley, Derbyshire, England, and died in Clifton, Cheshire, England
In addtion to their eldest son John this couple also had:
Thomas Savage, bishop of Rochester 1492, then London 1497, then Archbishop of York 1501 and died 1508, his body being buried at York and his heart at Macclesfield in Cheshire, where he built a chapel at the side of the church and intended to have a college there:
Sir Homphrey Savage
Lawrence Savage
James Savage;
Sir Edmund Savage, knighted in 1544, on Sunday, May 18, at Butterden, Scotland
Christopher Savage
William Savage
George Savage
Richard Savage
Katherine, married Thomas Legh of Adlington in Cheshire, Esq., in 1479.

John fought for Edward IV at the battles of Barnet and Tewkesbury and was knighted by him. In 1482 he was made a knight banneret by Richard of Gloucester, and when Richard became king, John was made a Knight of the Body. Despite this, he joined the side of Henry Tudor before the battle of Bosworth. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Savage (1410 - 1463)
  Elizabeth Eleanor de Brereton Savage (1406 - 1446)
 
 Spouse:
  Katherine Stanley (1430 - 1498)
 
 Children:
  Ellen Savage Legh (____ - 1491)*
  Margaret Savage Bulkeley*
  Christopher Savage (____ - 1513)*
  Dulcie Savage Bold*
  Katharine Savage Legh*
  Christopher Savage (____ - 1513)*
  John Savage (1450 - 1492)*
  Thomas Savage (1463 - 1507)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
St Michael's & All Angels Church
Macclesfield
Cheshire East Unitary Authority
Cheshire, England
 
Created by: Mad
Record added: Dec 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63242477
Sir John Savage
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Sir John Savage
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For my 16th great grandfather
- Marilyn Becker
 Added: Apr. 20, 2015

- Lynn Hurd
 Added: Apr. 9, 2015
For Sir John, my Great Grandfather X16, you are remembered with love and awe. I wish we could talk, I have a million questions!
- ladyknecht
 Added: Mar. 26, 2015
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