'Brooke01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Broke of Leighton, Brooke of Nantwich

Adam, lord of Leighton
1. William del Broke
  A. William Broke of Leighton (a 1249)
  i. Richard del Broke de Leighton (a 1291)
  a. John del Broke (dvp)
  (1) Thomas del Broke of Leighton
  m. Felicia Crowmarsh (dau of R. Crowmarsh)
(A) Richard del Broke (a 1332)
  (i) Nicholas de la Broke of Leighton (a 1362)
  (a) Ralph de la Broke of Leighton (a 1374)
  ((1)) Roger de la Broke of Leighton (a 1404)
  ((A)) John Broke (dvp)
  ((i)) Thomas Broke of Leighton (a 1460)
  m. Agnes Venables
  ((a)) Thomas Broke of Leighton - continued below
  m. _ Parker (dau of John Parker of Cuerden or Copen Hall)



Thomas Broke of Leighton - continued above
Nichols starts with Thomas shown as father, by Anne Venables, of the following Thomas and his brothers & sisters, missing out this generation
m. _ Parker (dau of John Parker of Cuerden or Copen Hall)
1. John Broke of Leighton
  m. Jane Meverell of Throwleigh (Maurell of Throwley)
  A. Thomas Broke of Leighton
m. Elizabeth Starky (dau of Hugh (probably not Thomas) Starky of Alton (Olton))
  i. John Broke or Brooke of Leighton (a 1566) named Thomas by BP1934
  m1. Katherine Ormeshaw (dau of Thomas Ormeshaw)
a. Anne Brooke
  m. William Monkas (Mokas) of Coppenhall
  b. Maud Brooke
  m. Thomas Triber of Norwich
  m2. Margery Manwaring (dau of Charles Manwaring of Croxton)
  c. Thomas Brooke of Leighton (a 1588, 1613, 2nd son?)
  m. Alice Croxton (dau of William Croxton of Ravenscroft)
(1) Margery Brooke
  m. John Bryne of Aston
  (2) Alice Brooke
  m. Thomas Stringer of Mertmore
  (3)+ other issue - Ann, Susan, Mary
  d.+ other issue - Richard (dsp), William, John, Charles, Roger, Robert, Margery
  ii. Richard Brooke of Norton, Sheriff of Cheshire (d 1569)
  m. Christian Carew (dau of John Carew of Hackam, m2. Raffe Donne of Flaxyard)
  iii. Andrew Brooke of Kirkby/Rixton
  a. Sir Basil Brooke of Lubenham (d 1613)
  m. Godetha Fielding (dau of Sir William Fielding of Warwickshire)
  (1) Sir Thomas Brooke, last of Lubenham (a 1652)
  m. Anne Nele (dau of Sir Thomas Nele of Warnford)
  b. Andrew Brooke
  c. Katharine Brooke
  m1. Robert Barker
  m2. John Drayton of Atherston
  d. Anne Brooke
  m1. _ Green of Kimberley
  m2. _ Hawes
  e. Mary Brooke
  m. _ Moore
  f. Goditha Brooke
  m. _ Cooke
  iv. Elizabeth Brooke
  m. Richard Walker of Leigh Green
  v. Anne Brooke
  m. _ Skelton
  vi.+ other issue - Reginald, Edward
  B. John Brooke
  C. Ralph Brooke
  m. _ Fetherston
  D. Alice Brooke
  m. George Delves
  E. Anne Brooke
  m. Thomas Whitney of Lancashire
2. Ralph Brooke of Nantwich, Governor of Calais
  The following comes from Visitation (Cheshire, 1613, 'Brooke of Nantwich').
  m1. Elizabeth Minshull (dau of Thomas Minshull of Nantwich)
  A. Robert Brooke
  m. _ Whitmore (dau of John Whitmore of Wirrall)
  B. Henry Brooke
m2. _ Crockett of Nantwich
  m3. _ Wright of Nantwich
  C. Roger Brooke of Nantwich (4th son?)
  m. Margery Wettenhall (dau of Thomas Wettenhall of Cholmeston)
  i. Ralph Brooke of Nantwich
  m. Margaret Maynwaring (dau of Oliver Maynwaring of Nantwich)
  a. Roger Brooke of Nantwich had issue
  m. Mary Parre (dau/coheir of Thomas Parre of Horton)
  b. Margaret Brooke
  m. John Passey
  c.+ other issue - Raffe, Richard, Thomas, Robert
  ii. Cicely or Margaret Brooke
m. John Maynwaring of Nantwich
  iii. Ales Brooke
  m1. Thomas Stanymor
  m2. Raffe Yardley
  m3. Sir Raffe Egerton
  m4. Peregryn Browne
  m5. Bryan Bowley
  iv.+ other issue - Roger, John, Thomas
  m4. Elizabeth Frodsham (dau/coheir of Lawrance Frodsham)
3. Sir Richard Broke (d 1529, chief baron of the Exchequer, 4th son)
  m. Anne Leeds (dau of William Leeds of Steyning)
4. Alice Brooke
  m. Ralph Leethe of Namptwich
5. Margaret Brooke
  m. Roge Mainwaring
6.+ other issue - Robert, Henry

Main source(s): BEB1841 ('Broke of Nacton'), Visitation (Cheshire, 1580 & 1613, 'Brooke of Leighton') with, for the lower section, input/support from 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John NichoÏs, vol 2, part 2, 1798, 'Pedigree of Brooke of Lubbenham', p698) plus a little from BP1934 ('Brooke of Norton Priory') and as reported above
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