Christopher Savage II

Christopher Savage II (abt. 1496 - 1546)

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Christopher Savage II
Born about in Madresfield, Worcestershire, Englandmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified 28 Apr 2019 | Created 27 Nov 2011
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Christopher Savage II was a member of aristocracy in England.

Christopher Savage of Upton and Aston-sub-Edge Esq was the son and heir of Sir Christopher Savage and Anne Stanley, of Elford, Staffs.[1]

He married Anne Lygon, daughter of Sir Richard Lygon of Arle Court and his wife Margaret Greville,[1] and descendant of Edward I and several Magna Carta Sureties.

They had 2 sons[1]

  • Francis
  • George, Archdeacon of Gloucester

and 1 daughter[1]

  • Bridget, wife of Anthony Bonner, gent

Christopher was co-heir of his grandfather John Stanley of Elford Esq in 1508.[1]

In 1527, Christopher Savage and his wife Anne Stanley, daughter of John Stanley, and George Stanley, clerk, declaimed ownership of the manor of Bourton-on-the-Hill, Gloucestershire, but did homage for the manors of Chipping Campden and Aston-sub-Edge, Gloucestershire. [TBGAS, Vol. 16]

"On 6 November 1544 Sir William Herbert quitclaimed his share of the manor [of Elmley Castle] to Christopher Savage, who died on 23 November 1545, leaving a son, Francis Hardwyk Savage. The latter died August 1557."

Christopher Savage died in 1546.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 5 vols., ed. Kimball G. Everingham (Salt Lake City, Utah: the author, 2013), Vol. IV, p 558-9, SAVAGE #18.

See also:

  • Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 2nd Edition, 2011, p 493 [1]
  • Richardson, Douglas: Plantagenet Ancestry, 2nd Edition (2011), 3 vols, Volume 3, page 143, SAVAGE 14.
  • Marlyn Lewis.
  • Visitation of Gloucs1623, Harleian Soc 21 (1885), page 145.
  • Victoria County History of Worcester, Vol. 3 (1913)


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On 11 Nov 2018 at 14:59 GMT Gregory Lauder-Frost FSA Scot wrote:

What evidence is there as to his birthplace? I suggest this is unknown.

On 16 Jun 2018 at 16:35 GMT Robin Anderson wrote:

Hi! The Magna Carta project has identified this profile as on a 'trail' from Gateway Ancestor Amy Pynchon to Surety Baron Henry de Bohun. We will be developing this profile in line with project guidelines. (See Base Camp, contact person Anderson-35092)

Christopher is 14 degrees from T S Eliot, 15 degrees from Walter Howe and 6 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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