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Robert Brooke (abt. 1495 - 1551)

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Robert Brooke
Born about in London, Middlesex, , Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in London, Middlesex, , Englandmap
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Mistaken Identity and Disputed Parents

Robert Brooke was not the son of Robert Brooke and Ursula Offley. This couple did have a son Sir Robert Brooke (1573-1646) who was a member of Parliament, per the History of Parliament.

Biography

Robert Brooke was buried as "an aged man" on 28 June 1551, possibly born about 1495.[1] He was a citizen and merchant tailor of London.[2] He made his will on 26 June 5 Edward VI, (1551), and it was probated on 21 July 1551. In it he calls himself "Robert Broke" and makes his "wyfe Katheryn" his sole executor.[3]


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Sources

  1. The Brookes of London - Maternal Ancestors of Nathaniel and Joshua Foote page 193
  2. The Brookes of London - Maternal Ancestors of Nathaniel and Joshua Foote page 193
  3. The Brookes of London - Maternal Ancestors of Nathaniel and Joshua Foote page 193
See Also:
  • The American Genealogist. New Haven, CT: D. L. Jacobus, 1937-. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009 - .) The Brookes of London - Maternal Ancestors of Nathaniel and Joshua Foote, by Janis Greene Valore, Myrtle Stevens Hyde and Glade Ian Nelson, Vol. 55, pages193-207.


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