'Brown05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Browne of Colchester, Browne of Deptford, Browne of London, Browne of Stretton, Browne of Walcot

                               
For interest, we note the years in which various people mentioned in this section were Lord Mayor of London (as reported in www.steeljam.dircon.co.uk.). The term of office is from November to November.
Sir John Browne, Lord Mayor of London (Lord Mayor in 1480)
BP1934 reports that Sir John was father of Sir William by the following Alice Swinsted. BEB1841 reports that he married twice, 1st Alice, dau/heir of William Swineshed (mother of Robert) and 2nd Anne Betwood, mother of Sir William. Provisionally we show Alice as mother of both and Robert as the younger son.
m. Alice Swinsted (dau of Sir William Swinsted)
1. Sir William Browne, Lord Mayor of London (d 1514)
  Sir William was Lord Mayor in both 1509 (TCB says 1507, BP1934 says 1508) and 1513. BP1934 mentions his second marriage but not his first. The site visitor referred to below as a Main Source for this section kindly provided additional information which, inter alia, helped clarify confusion over the fact that he had two daughters called Anne.
  m1. Margaret Shaw (dau of Sir Edmund Shaw or Shaa, Lord Mayor of London in 1482)
  A. William Browne of Flamberts
  m. _ Baldney (dau of N. Baldney, Lord Mayor ?)
  B. Anne Browne
  m. Richard Fermour, 1st of Easton Neston (d 17.01.1552)
  C. Juliana Browne
  m. Sir John Mundy of Checkendon, Markeaton, etc, Sheriff then Lord Mayor of London (d 27.08.1537, Mayor in 1522)
  m2. Alice Kevell (dau of Sir Henry Kevell or Kebyll, Lord Mayor of London in 1510)
  D. John Browne of Horton Kirby and Stretton (d 1570, royal almoner)
  m1. Alice Baldrey (dau of Sir Henry Baldrey, Lord Mayor ?)
  m2. Anne Montgomery (dau of Sir John Montgomery of Derbyshire)
  m3. Christiana Crokell (dau of William Crokell of London)
  i. Charles Browne of Stretton-en-le-field
  m. Margery Mulcaster (dau of N. Mulcaster)
a. John Browne of Stretton-en-le-field (d 17.05.1669)
  m1. Winifred Harper (dau of Sir John Harper of Harperstone)
  (1) John Browne of Stretton-en-le-field
  m. Dorothy Brudenell (dau of Thomas Brudenell of Stanton)
  (A) Thomas Browne of Stretton
m. Thomazine Fitzherbert (dau of John Fitzherbert of Somershall)
  (i) William Browne of Stretton
  m. Catherine Tate (dau of Zouche Tate, son of Zouche of De La Pre Abbey)
  (a) Catherine Browne (d 06.05.1772)
  m. (1721) Roger Cave of Eydon (d 03.1741)
  (2)+ other issue - Elizabeth, Barbara, Isabel
  m2. Magdalen Grey (dau of Anthony Grey, Earl of Kent)
(5)+ other issue - Dorothy, Sarah, Anne, Christian, Mary, Magdalene
  ii.+ other issue - Elizabeth, Anne
  E. Anne Browne (d 05.03.1581)
  m1. Sir Thomas Tirrell of Heron (d 03.04.1541)
  m2. (before 1543) Sir William Petre of Fogalestone (d 13.01.1572)
The following was added 24.06.13, coming from BEB1841 (Browne of Walcot) & TCB (vol 1, Browne of Walcott, p174).
2. Robert Browne of Walcot in Barnack, Northamptonshire (d 1506-7, Chamberlain of the Exchequer)
  m. Isabel Sharpe (dau/heir of Sir John Sharpe)
  A. Robert Browne of Walcot
  m. Elizabeth Palmer (dau of Sir Edward Palmer of Aughmering)
  i. Robert Browne of Walcot
m. Margaret Barnard (dau/heir of Philip Barnard of Aldenham of Akenham, relict of Sir Bernard Whetstone of Essex)
  a. Sir William Browne of Walcot (d 1603)
  b. Sir Robert Browne of Walcot, 1st Bart (d 1623)
  m1. Anne Capstock (dsp, dau of Roge Capstock)
TCB identifies Robert's 2nd wife as Elizabeth (before 14.06.1658), dau of Edward Cope of Hanwell (by Elizabeth, dau of Walter Mohun - see here), sister of Sir Anthony (1st Bart), widow of Francis Harby, m3. Sir Guy Palmes of Ashwell. Provisionally we follow BEB1841 who identifies her as ...
  m2. Elizabeth Doyley (dau of John Doyley of Chiselhampton, m(3). Sir Guy Palmes of Ashwell)
  (1) Sir Thomas Browne of Walcot, 2nd Bart (d 16.04.1635)
  m. Anne Palmes (d before 1661, dau of Sir Guy Palmes of Ashwell, m2. Robert Sutton, 1st Baron Lexington of Aram)
  (A) Elizabeth Browne
  (B) Anne Browne (b 10.07.1635)
  m1. (c1650) John Poulett, 2nd Lord of Hinton St. George (d 15.09.1665)
m2. (c01.1669) Sir John Strode of Chantmarle & Parnham
  (2) Sir Robert Browne of Walcot, 3rd Bart (d unm c1662)
  BEB1841 suggests that the 3rd Bart was uncle of the 2nd Bart but TCB confirms that he was Thomas's brother.
  b. Cicely Browne possibly of this generation
  m. John Lambe of Colston (Coulston) (d before 17.03.1614/5)
  ii. John Browne of Welley, Wiltshire
  iii. Jane Browne possibly of this generation
  m. Thomas Essex of Lamborne & Bewcot (a 1566)
  iv. Lucy Browne possibly of this generation
  m. Humfry Essex of Lamborne (brother of Thomas)
  B. Edward Browne (knight of Rhodes)
  C. Isabel Browne
  m. George Quarles of Ufford

 

 

Hugh Browne of Middlesex
1. Stephen Browne of Middlesex
  A. Hugh Browne
  B. Walter Browne of Hitcham, Suffolk
  m. Elianor Trevor
  i. Thomas Browne of Colchester, Essex
  m. Agnes Turke (dau of John Turke or Tuxke of Colchester)
  a. John Browne of Colchester
  m1. Florence Chersey (dau/heir of John Chersey)
  (1) William Browne of Colchester
  m. Margaret Leech (dau of Robert Leech)
(A) Susan Browne
  m. William Bourchier of Barnsley, Gloucestershire
  (B)+ other issue - Robert, William, Richard, Edward, Margaret (d unm)
  (2) Sir Richard Browne (clerk of the Green Cloth, 3rd son)
m. Joane Vigors (dau of John Vigors of Langham)
  (A) Christopher Browne of Sayes Court in Deptford, Essex
  m. Thomasin Gonson (dau/coheir of Ben Gonson)
  (i) Sir Richard Browne of Sayes Court, Deptford (b c1605, d 12.02.1682/3, ambassador)
  The following is supported by TCB (vol 3, Browne of Deptford).
  m. Elizabeth Pretiman (b c1610, d 06.10.1652, dau of Sir John Pretiman or Prettyman of Dryfield by Mary, dau of William Bourchier of Barnesley)
  (a) Mary Browne (b c1634, d 09.02.1708/9)
  m. (27.06.1647) John Evelyn of Wotton
  (b)+ other issue (d young)
  (3)+ other issue - Thomas, John, Clement, Margaret
  m2. Elizabeth Knightbridge (dau of William Knightbridge)
  (7) Katherine Browne shown of this marriage by Visitation (1634) but of the first marriage by Visitation (1612)
  m. William Simnell

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 22.09.05, expanded 24.06.13) : BP1934 (Cave-Browne-Cave) with input from a site visitor (RCBC, 11/16.01.06) quoting from 'The Genealogy of the Ancient and Knightly Families of Cave and Browne etc.' (by James Cathrow-Disney and George Harrison Rogers-Harrison, 1840) and further input as reported above
(2) For lower section (uploaded 12.01.12) : Visitation (Essex, 1612, Browne (No. 1)), Visitation (Essex, 1634, Browne (No. 2))
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