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Savage, of Rocksavage, co. Chester (E Baronet, 1611 - 1737)


Creation: let.pat. 29 Jun 1611


Extinct: 9 May 1737


Family name: Savage




See Earl Rivers



Sir John Savage, 1st Bt.

1st surv. son and heir of Sir John Savage, of Clifton or Rocksavage, co. Chester (by his first wife Lady Elizabeth Manners, 5th by his second wife dau. of Thomas [Manners], 1st Earl of Rutland), 1st son and heir of Sir John Savage, of Clifton, co. Chester, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Somerset, only dau. by his first wife of Charles [Somerset], 1st Earl of Worcester




before 1582 Mary Alington, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Richard Alington, of Horshed, co. Cambridge, by his wife Jane Cordell, sister and hrss. of Sir William Cordell, of Long Melford, co. Suffolk, Master of the Rolls


1. John Savage (dvp. after 13 Oct 1598)

2. Sir Thomas Savage, 2nd Bt. later 1st Viscount Savage

3. John Savage (dsp.)

4. Richard Savage (dvp. 1600)

5. William Savage, mar., and had issue

6. George Savage

7. Philip Savage

1. Elizabeth Savage (bur. 24 Dec 1614), mar. (1) Thomas Mainwaring, and (2) as his second wife Sir Ralph Done, of Duddon, co. Chester (d. Jan 1660), and had issue by her second husband

2. Grace Savage (d. 1662), mar. Sir Richard Wulbraham, 1st Bt., of Woodhey, co. Chester, and had issue


14 Jul 1615 (at Macclesfield, co. Chester)


29 Jun 1611 a Baronet of England, styled "of Rock Savage, co. Chester"

suc. by



knighted 1599; Mayor of Chester 1607; Sheriff of Cheshire 1606-07



Sir Thomas Savage, 2nd Bt. later 1st Viscount Savage


4 Nov 1626 Viscount Savage


The Baronetcy of Savage of Rocksavage, co. Chester, was held by the Viscounts Savage (later Earls Rivers) from 4 Nov 1626 until 8 May 1737, when on the death of John [Savage], 5th Earl Rivers, without an heir all his titles including the Baronetcy became extinct.


Last updated 25 Jul 2014



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