Reverend George Brooke1

M, #11821, b. 17 April 1568, d. 5 December 1603
Last Edited=29 Jan 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Reverend George Brooke was born on 17 April 1568 at Cobham, Kent, England.2 He was the son of Sir William Brooke, 10th Lord Cobham (of Kent) and Frances Newton.3,4 He married Elizabeth Burgh, daughter of Sir Thomas Burgh, 3rd Lord Burgh and Frances Vaughan, after 17 January 1598/99.2 He died on 5 December 1603 at age 35 at Winchester, Hampshire, England, executed for high treason.2
     He was given the name of George Cobham at birth.1 He matriculated at King's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1580.2 He graduated from King's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1586 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).2 He held the office of Prebendary of York.4 In July 1603 he was arrested and sent to the Tower for his involvement in the Bye plot.2 In 1604 he was attainted.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.5
     

Children of Reverend George Brooke and Elizabeth Burgh

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 288. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "George Brooke". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 587. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 78. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  5. [S77] Leslie Stephen, editor, Dictionary of National Biography (London, U.K.: Smith, Elder & Company, 1908), volume II, page 1329. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Elizabeth Burgh1

F, #11822
Last Edited=29 Jan 2013
     Elizabeth Burgh was the daughter of Sir Thomas Burgh, 3rd Lord Burgh and Frances Vaughan.1 She married, firstly, Reverend George Brooke, son of Sir William Brooke, 10th Lord Cobham (of Kent) and Frances Newton, after 17 January 1598/99.2 She married, secondly, Francis Reade, son of Sir William Reade, before 24 October 1605.1
      From after 17 January 1599, her married name became Brooke. From before 24 October 1605, her married name became Reade.

Children of Elizabeth Burgh and Reverend George Brooke

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 587. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference "George Brooke". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

Sir William Brooke1

M, #11823, b. 1 December 1601, d. 20 September 1643
Last Edited=29 Jan 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Sir William Brooke was baptised on 1 December 1601.2 He was the son of Reverend George Brooke and Elizabeth Burgh.2 He married, firstly, Pembroke Lennard, daughter of Sir Henry Lennard, 12th Lord Dacre and Chrysogona Baker.2 He married, secondly, Penelope Hill, daughter of Sir Moyses Hill and Alice MacDonnel, before 1642.1 He died on 20 September 1643 at age 41 at Newbury, Berkshire, England, from wounds received in action.2,3 He died on 20 September 1643 at age 41, all his descendants becoming extinct 1747 bar those through his 2nd daughter (by his 2nd w):.2
      In 1609 he was restored in blood but not to the barony of Cobham.2 He succeeded to the title of 12th Lord Cobham [E., 1313] in 1619, although the barony was still subject to the attainder of his uncle, the 11th Lord.4 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) on 1 February 1625/26.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Rochester from 1628 to 1629.2 He lived at Cooling, Kent, England.2 He lived at Sterborough, Surrey, England.2 He fought in the Battle of Newbury on 20 September 1643.3
     On his death, the barony of Cobham (already under attainder) fell into abeyance between his four daugthers and coheirs.2

Child of Sir William Brooke and Pembroke Lennard

Children of Sir William Brooke and Penelope Hill

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 319. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  3. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 350. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 78. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 288.

Hon. Elizabeth Brooke1

F, #11824, b. 1 January 1562/63, d. 24 January 1596/97
Last Edited=20 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Hon. Elizabeth Brooke was born on 1 January 1562/63.2 She was the daughter of Sir William Brooke, 10th Lord Cobham (of Kent) and Frances Newton.1 She married Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, son of William Cecil, 1st Baron of Burghley and Mildred Cooke, on 31 August 1589.2 She died on 24 January 1596/97 at age 34.1
      Her married name became Cecil.

Children of Hon. Elizabeth Brooke and Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 349. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3504. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury1

M, #11825, b. 1 June 1563, d. 24 May 1612
Last Edited=2 Apr 2011
Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury
by John de Critz the elder, 1602 2
     Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury was born on 1 June 1563.3 He was the son of William Cecil, 1st Baron of Burghley and Mildred Cooke.4 He married Hon. Elizabeth Brooke, daughter of Sir William Brooke, 10th Lord Cobham (of Kent) and Frances Newton, on 31 August 1589.3 He died on 24 May 1612 at age 48.3
     He was admitted to Gray's Inn.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Westminster from 1586 to 1587.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Hertfordshire from 1588 to 1589.3 He held the office of High Sheriff of Hertfordshire in 1589.3 He held the office of High Steward of Cambridge University in 1591.3 He was invested as a Knight in 1591.3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 2 August 1591.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Hertfordshire from 1592 to 1593.3 He held the office of Principal Secretary of State between 1596 and 1612.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Hertfordshire from 1597 to 1598.3 He held the office of Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster from 1597 to 1599.3 He held the office of Bailiff of the City of London and the Liberties of Westminster circa 1598.3 He was Envoy to France between February 1598 and April 1598, to prevent a Franco-Spanish alliance.3 He was Envoy to the States General in July 1598.3 He held the office of Recorder of Colchester in 1599.3 He held the office of Master of the Court of Wards between 1599 and 1612, for life.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Hertfordshire in 1601.3 He held the office of Chancellor of Dublin University between 1601 and 1612.3 He held the office of Chancellor of Cambridge University between 1601 and 1612.3 He held the office of High Steward of St. Martin-le-Grand circa 1603.3 He held the office of High Steward of Kingston-upon-Hull in 1603.3 He held the office of Keeper of the Privy Seal and Signet in 1603.3 He held the office of Warden of the Cinque Ports in 1603.3 He was created 1st Baron Cecil of Essendon, co. Rutland [England] on 13 May 1603.3 He was educated at St. John's College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.3 He was created 1st Viscount Cranborne, co. Dorset [England] on 20 August 1604.3 He graduated from Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1605 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).3 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire between 1605 and 1612.3 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) in January 1604/5.3 He was created 1st Earl of Salisbury [England] on 4 May 1605.3 He wrote the book An Answer to Certain Scandalous Papers scattered abroad under Colour of a Catholick Adminition, published 1606.3 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1606.3 He held the office of Lord High Treasurer between 1608 and 1612.3 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Dorset from 1611 to 1612, jointly.3 He held the office of High Steward of Winchester College in 1612.3 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.5
      He wrote the book The State and Dignitie of a Secretaire of Estate's Place, published 1642.3

Children of Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury and Hon. Elizabeth Brooke

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 431. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3504. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  5. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), Cecil, Robert. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.


Hon. Frances Brooke

F, #11826
Last Edited=20 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Hon. Frances Brooke was the daughter of Sir William Brooke, 10th Lord Cobham (of Kent) and Frances Newton. She married John Stourton, 9th Baron Stourton, son of Charles Stourton, 8th Baron Stourton and Lady Anne Stanley, circa 1580.
      Her married name became Stourton.

Margaret Brooke1

F, #11827, b. 1563, d. 1621
Last Edited=2 Feb 2014
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Margaret Brooke was born in 1563.2 She was the daughter of Sir William Brooke, 10th Lord Cobham (of Kent) and Frances Newton.1 She married Sir Thomas Sondes.1 She died in 1621.2
      Her married name became Sondes.1

Child of Margaret Brooke and Sir Thomas Sondes

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 78. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.

Sir Thomas Sondes1

M, #11828, b. 1544, d. circa 1592
Last Edited=2 Feb 2014
     Sir Thomas Sondes was born in 1544.2 He married Margaret Brooke, daughter of Sir William Brooke, 10th Lord Cobham (of Kent) and Frances Newton.1 He died circa 1592.
     He lived at Throwley, Kent, England.3

Child of Sir Thomas Sondes and Margaret Brooke

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 78. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S130] Wikipedia, online http;//www.wikipedia.org. Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
  3. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."

Pembroke Lennard1

F, #11829, d. 1643
Last Edited=21 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.05%
     Pembroke Lennard was the daughter of Sir Henry Lennard, 12th Lord Dacre and Chrysogona Baker.1,2 She married Sir William Brooke, son of Reverend George Brooke and Elizabeth Burgh.1 She died in 1643.3
      Her married name became Brooke.

Child of Pembroke Lennard and Sir William Brooke

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 587. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 350. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Pembroke Brooke1

F, #11830, b. 1 October 1626, d. 10 June 1683
Last Edited=25 Apr 2006
Consanguinity Index=0.04%
     Pembroke Brooke was baptised on 1 October 1626.1 She was the daughter of Sir William Brooke and Pembroke Lennard.1 She married Sir Matthew Tomlinson, son of John Thomlinson and Eleanor Dodsworth.1 She died on 10 June 1683 at age 56.1
      Her married name became Tomlinson.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 587. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]