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BROOKE Sir Thomas

Male 1530 - 1593


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  • Name  BROOKE Sir Thomas 
    Title  Sir 
    Born  1530  Whitechurch, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    _UID  1E5096E09BCC7844B048F3EA4470321BDDDB 
    Died  1593  Whitechurch, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1935  Ancestors of Catherine Yvonne King
    Last Modified  26 Feb 2004 

    Family  TWYNE Elizabeth,   b. Whitechurch, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. BROOKE Thomas,   b. 1560/1561, Whitechurch, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1612, Whitechurch, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F718  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • SOURCE:
      The Brooke Family of Maryland
      Volume II, Chapter XI
      Thomas Brooke, of Whitchurch, Hampshire, England, according to the Herald's Visitation, in the year 1634, was born in the year 1530 and died 1593. He married Elizabeth Twyne, sister and heiress of Sir John Twyne, of Whitchurch, Hampshire. Their son, Thomas Brooke, married Susan Foster, daughter of Sir Thomas Foster, of Etherstone, Durham County, a famous lawyer of the time of King James I, by whom he was knighted.

      The Brooke Coat of Arms. Arms-Checky and the azure on a bend gules, a lion passant or. Crest on a wreath of azure and or a demi lion erased or still standing. Symonds, in his diary, mentions the interesting fact that during the Civil War, King Charles I passed two days and nights as the guest of Sir Thomas Brooke. The entries read thus: " Friday 18, 1644. This night the King lay at the White Hart, in Andover; the whole army in the field. Saturday-as soon as light the army marched after the enemy. The King lay at Whitchurch at Mr. Brooke's, his house, that night. Monday 21st- His Majesty left Whitchurch.

  • Sources 
    1. [S32] The Brooke Family of Maryland, (Volume II, A Narrative of My Life for My Family), Volume II, Chapter XI.