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Families covered: Brooke (Broke) of Great Oakley

Reported to be descended from the Brokes of Leighton shown on Brooke01 was ...
Sir Nicholas Broke of Chester Waver (bur 1271)
1. ?? Broke
  A. ?? Broke
i. ?? Broke
  a. William Broke of Astwell, later of Great Oakley and Rushton (a 1472)
  m. ?? (niece of Sir Thomas Billinge, lord chief justice)
  (1) John Broke of Great Oakley, Northamptonshire
  m1. (c1472) Margaret Lovett
  m2. Isabel Wake (dau of Thomas Wake of Blisworth)
  (A) Thomas Broke of Great Oakley
  m. (Jane) Pouton (dau of Giles Poulton of Desborough)
(i) Thomas Broke
  m. Jane Moore (dau of Thomas Moore of Bourton)
  (a) Arthur Broke of Great Oakley
  m. Catherine Watson (dau of Sir Edward Watson of Rockingham)
  ((1)) Sir Thomas Broke of Great Oakley (bur 17.11.1638)
  m. (08.10.1585) Judith Shukburgh (dau of John Shukburgh of Navesby)
  ((A)) Arthur Broke of Great Oakley (bpt 19.12.1591, d 26.11.1620)
  m. Dorothy Neville (d c1665, dau of Sir Thomas Neville of Holt)
  ((i)) Thomas Broke of Great Oakley - continued below
  m. Margaret Walter (dau of Sir John Walter)
  ((ii)) Edward Broke of Holt, Leicestershire (b c1616, a 1681)
  m. _ Miller (dau of Paul Miller of Draughton)
  ((iii)) Elizabeth Broke
  m. William Boteler of Barnwell
  ((B)) Katherine Broke
  m. William Miller of Draughton
  ((C)) Elizabeth Broke
  m. John Watson of Thorp Malsor
  ((D)) Judith Broke (bur 02.05.1681)
m. (22.04.1630) Anthony Pratt of Weldon
  ((E))+ other issue (d unm) - Edward, Adrian, Mountague
  ((2)) Edward Broke (to Ireland)
  m. _ Pelham (dau of Sir William Pelham, baron of the Exchequer)
  ((A)) Edward Brooke
  ((3)) Francis Broke of Croxhall, Cambridgeshire (youngest son?)
  m. Jane Eyton (bpt 09.0631591, dau of Edward Eyton of Brockhole)
  ((4)) Margery Broke reputedly the Margery who married as follows, but see duplication just below
  m. Thomas Staveley of West Langton
((5))+ other issue - Silvester (a 1650, d unm), Adrian of Stoke (d unm), Anne
  The following comes from Visitation (Walter Metcalfe 1887, Northamptonshire, 1618-9, Broke of Oakley).
  (b) Gyles Brooke of Kislingbury
  m. Anne Norton of Carleton
  (c) Margery Brooke see duplication just above
  m. Thomas Staveley of West Langton
  (d) Anne Brooke
  m. Christopher Estwick of Milton Grange
  (e) Maude Brooke
  m. Robert Hayes of London
  (f) Winifred Brooke
  m. _ Norwich of Brampton
  (g) Dorothy Brooke
  m. Thomas Catesby of Hardmead
  (h)+ other issue - Thomas, Edward, George, Humfrey (dsp), Elizabeth, Lettice



Thomas Broke of Great Oakley (b c1614, bur 22.03.1657-8, MP) - continued above
m. (c01.1633-4) Margaret Walter (b c1617, a 1681, dau of Sir John Walter, Chief Justice, Baron of the Exchequer)
1. Arthur Brooke of Great Oakley (b c1649, d 28.11.1699, 2nd son)
  m. Dorothy Wheelowes (bpt 07.10.166, bur 09.09.1726, dau/heir of William Wheelowes of Gayton by Dorothy)
  A. Wheeler Brooke of Great Oakley (d unm bur 23.09.1762)
  B. Arthur Brooke of Great Oakley (bur 23.06.1754)
  m. (06.08.1722) Mary Isham (bur 24.05.1750, dau of Zaccheus Isham, prebendary of St. Paul's, canon of Canterbury)
i. Mary Brooke (b 1723, bur 23.08.1782)
  m. (28.11.1756) Richard Supple of Aghadoe (d 05.03.1797)
  Their son inherited Oakley and took the name De Capell Brooke.
  ii. Dorothy Brooke (b c1727, dsp bur 31.12.1779)
  m. (23.04.1756) Thomas Cecil Maunsell of Thorpe Malsor (b 25.02.1726-7, bur 28.02.1815)
  C. Margaret Brooke
  m. Thomas Banne of London
  D. Dorothy Brooke (b 1692, d 08.10.1726)
  m. (15.08.1719) Thomas Ekins of Twywell
  E.+ other issue - Thomas (d num), Dorothy (b 30.04.1688, d 06.01.1691-2), Judith (bur 10.09.1742), Elizabeth (b 07.09.1695, d 09.11.1697)
2. Judith Brooke (dsps 27.04.1709)
  m. (17.04.1656) Robert Maunsell ofThorpe Malsor (d 27.05.1705)
3. Elizabeth Brooke (b c1630, d 07.01.1690-1)
  m. Thomas Leigh of Bishops Stortford
4. Margaret Brooke (d 1673)
  m. (c08.1664) Robert Bendyshe of Barrington (b 1640-1, bur 21.06.1687)
5.+ other issue - Thomas (b by 1636, d unm bur 18.02.1708-9), John in London (b c1657, a 1681), Dorothy (d unm), Mary (a 1681), Anne (a 1681)

Main source(s): BP1934 (De Capell Brooke of Oakley), Visitation (Northamptonshire, 1681, Brooke of Oakley Magna) with some input as reported above
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