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Families covered: Bromley of Abberley, Bromley of Hallon, Bromley of Holt Castle, Bromley Lord Montfort of Horseheath, Bromley of Shrawardine Castle

George Bromley of Mitley and Hodnet
m. Elizabeth or Jane Lacon (dau of Sir Thomas Lacon of Witney)
1. Sir George Bromley of Hallon (a 1581, justice of Chester)
  m. Joan Waverton (dau of John Waverton of Waverton)
A. Francis Bromley of Hallon
  m. Joice Leighton (dau of Edward Leighton of Watilsborow)
  i. Jane Bromley
  m. William Davenport of Chorley, later of Hallon
  B. Mary Bromley
  m. George Cotton (d 1641)
  C. Susan Bromley
  m. Sir Roger Puleston of Emral (dsp 17.12.1618)
  D. Margaret Bromley
  m. Francis Wolrich of Dudmaston
E.+ other issue - Edward, George, John
2. Sir Thomas Bromley, later of Shrawardine Castle, Lord High Chancellor (d 1587)
  It is through various web sites rather than this page's Main Sources that we know that Sir Thomas bought Shrawardine Castle in the 1580s.
  m. Elizabeth Fortescue (dau of Sir Adrian Fortescue)
  A. Sir Henry Bromley of Shrawardine Castle (d 15.05.1615)
m1. Elizabeth Pelham (dau of Sir William Pelham)
  BE1883 is unclear at this point, identifying a son Thomas (in capital letters, normally an indication that he was the successor) as by Sir Henry's first marriage, with a son John by the 2nd marriage and sons Henry, Philip and Robert by the 3rd marriage, but then reports that he was succceeded by his eldest son, Sir Henry. Visitation (Worcestershire), which starts with this generation, confirms that his successor was ...
  i. Sir Thomas Bromley of Holt Castle and Shrawardine Castle (b c1581, d 1641)
  m. Anne or Katherine Welshe (dau/coheir of Sir Richard Welshe (Walshe) of Sheldsley Welshe, m2. Scudamore Pytts of Kyre Wyard)
a. Henry Bromley of Holt Castle and Shrawardine Castle (b c1602?, d 1652)
  m. (10.01.1627) Beatrice Newport (dau of Sir Richard Newport of Hugh Ercol)
  (1) Henry Bromley of Holt Castle (d 30.09.1670, 3rd son, 2nd son)
  m. Mercy Pitts (d 1699, dau of Edward Pitts (Pytts) of Keyer (Kyre Wyard), son of Sir James)
  (A) Henry Bromley (dvp bur 06.05.1658)
(B) William Bromley of Holt Castle (b 26.06.1656, d 05.08.1707, MP)
  m. (c04.1675) Margaret Berkeley (d 1707, dau of Rowland Berkeley of Cotheridge)
  (i) Mercy Bromley (d 29.08.1705)
  m. (10.08.1754) John Bromley (d 01.11.1718, son of John of Horseheath Hall)
  (a) Henry Bromley of Horseheath Hall and Holt Castle, 1st Lord Montfort of Horseheath (b 20.08.1705, d 01.01.1755)
  m. (18.03.1726) Frances Wyndham (d 1733, dau of Thomas Wyndham, younger of Trent)
  ((1)) Thomas Bromley, 2nd Lord Montfort of Horseheath (b 01.1732, d 24.10.1799)
  m. (29.02/01.03.1772) Mary Anne Blake (d c1830, dau of Patrick Blake, sister of Sir Patrick, Bart of Langham)
((A)) Henry Bromley, 3rd Lord Montfort of Horseheath (b 14.05.1773, dsp 30.04.1851)
  m1. (05.09.1793) Elizabeth Watts of Islington (d 10.12.1847)
  m2. (23.12.1847) Anne Burgham (b c1801, d 27.12.1878, dau of William Burgham of Upton Bishop)
  ((2)) Frances Bromley (d 1768)
  m. (28.05.1747) Charles Sloane Cadogan, 1st Earl of Cadogan (b 29.09.1728, d 03.04.1807)
  (ii) Dorothy Bromley (dsp)
  m1. (25.03.1709) Clobery Bromley of Baginton (dsp 20.03.1711)
  m2. John Jennings of Hayes
  (iii) daughter (dvp)
  (C)+ other issue (d infant) - Elizabeth, Mercy
  (2) Thomas Bromley (5th son)
  m. _ Fraser (dau of Sir Alexander Fraser (physician to King Charles II))
  (3) Francis Bromley of Abberley (b 05.01.1643, d 1703)
  m. Anne Walsh (dau/heir of Joseph Walsh of Abberley)
  (A) William Bromley of Abberley (b c1690, d 1769)
  m1. Elizabeth Holloway (dau of John Holloway of Oxford, son of Judge)
  (i) William Bromley (d young)
m2. Sarah Paunceforte (dau of William Paunceforte of Careswell (Corse Wall))
  (ii) Robert Bromley of Abberley (d 10.03.1803)
  (iii)+ other issue (d unm) - Henry, Thomas
  (B)+ other issue - Henry (b c1693, d 1698), Margaret, Anne, Elizabeth, Octavia (b c1704, d 1713), Catherine (b c1699, d 1714)
  (4)+ other issue - Thomas (d infant), John (d infant), John (d unm c1667), Diana (b 16.12.1646, a 1682), Rachel (d unm)
  b. John Bromley (b c1611, d 1674)
  m. Elizabeth Longueville (dau of Sir Henry Longueville of Wolverton)
  (1) Catherine Bromley
  m. _ Grove of Hall Close, Alveley
  (2) Frances Bromley
  m. John Griffith (rector of St. Nicholas, Worcester)
  (3) Beatrice Bromley
m. Daniel Kendrick of Worcestershire (clerk)
  (4)+ other issue - Mary (a 1682), Anne (d unm 1682), Victoria (a 162)
  c. Muriel Bromley
  m. _ Bastard
  d. Joyce Bromley
  m. William Cotton of Bellaport
  ii. Elizabeth Bromley
  m. (06.10.1604) Thomas Scriven of Frodesley
  iii. Mary Bromley (bpt 05.09.1588) named Eleanor by Visitation (Worcestershire)
m. John Prynne = Sir John Pryse of Aberbychan (dvp 1621)
  iv.+ other issue - Eleanor, Catherine (d young)
  BE1883 shows that Sir Henry m2. Elizabeth Verney (bur 17.03.1592, dau of Hugh Verney of Somerset), mother of John, then m3. Anne Beswick (bur 02.01.1628), dau of Alderman Beswick of London and who later m. John Thornborough, Bishop of Worcester, who was mother of Henry (bpt 09.05.1596), Philip (bpt 04.02.1598), Robert (b 20.04.1600, bur 14.08.1604). Provisionally, we follow Visitation (Worcestershire) in showing his 2nd marriage and youngest son as follows.
  m2. Anne Scott (dau of Sir Thomas Scott of Scotts Hall)
  vi. Henry Bromley of Upton-upon-Severn (b c1592, d 1648)
  m. Mary Lygon (dau of Sir William Lygon of Madresfield)
  a. Henry Bromley of Upton (b c1625, d 1667)
  m. Dorothy Godbold (dau of John Godbold, sergeant-at-law)
  (1) Henry Bromley of Upton (b c1653, a 1682)
m. Elizabeth Lench (dau/heir of John Lench of Doverdale, son/heir of John by Penelope, dau/heir of Sir John Acton)
  (A) William Bromley (b 1685, d 1756, younger son)
  m1. Mary Moore (b c1697, dsp 1737)
  m2. Judith Hanbury (b c1616, d 1770)
  (i) Judith Bromley
  m. John Martin of Overbury
  (B)+ other issue - Thomas (a 1682?), Henry (d young), Henry (b c1679, a 1682), Mercie (b c1674, a 1682), Elizabeth (b 1681-2)
  (2) Dorothy Bromley (d 1681)
  m. George Wicherley( rector of Wem)
  (3)+ other issue -Thomas, Samuel (d infant), Mary (b c1650, a 1682), Elizabeth (b c1663, a 1682)
b.+ other issue (d unm) - John, Thomas (b c1630,a 1682), Anne, Elizabeth, Mary
  B. Gerard Bromley (3rd son)
  m. Elizabeth Darell (dau of Thomas Darell)
  i.+ issue - Thomas, Alexander
  C. Anne Bromley
  m. Richard Corbet of Stoke (b 1564, d 1601)
  D. Muriel Bromley (d c1629)
  m. John Littleton of Frankley (d 07.1600-1)
  E. Jane Bromley
  m. Edward Grevill of Milcot
  F. Elizabeth Bromley
  m. Sir Oliver Cromwell of Hinchinbroke Castle (b 1562/3, d 28.08.1655)
  G.+ other issue - Thomas, Edward

Main source(s): BE1883 (Bromley of Montfort) with some input/support from Visitation (Metcalfe (1883), Worcestershire, 1682, 'Bromley of Holt Castle and Upton on Severen') with just a little support/input from Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, Bromley (Harl. 1424, fo. 29))
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