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Brooke 2: Brooke Lord Cobham
Thought to be connected to the Brokes of Leighton shown on Brooke01 was ...
William de la Brooke in Somerset b abount 1230
1. Henry de la Brooke of the Brooke near Ilchester b abount 1255
m Nicholas Gonvile dau of Bryan Gonvile
A. Henry de la Brooke b abount 1280 (a temp Edward II who r. 1307-1327)
i. John de la Brooke b abount 1310 d 1347
m Joan Madston (dau of Sir John Madston)
a. Sir Thomas Brooke b abount 1330 d 1339 (sb 1399?
m. Constance Mackenfield
(1) Sir Thomas Brooke b abount 1365 d 1413
m Joan Hannap dau/coheir of Simon Hannap of Gloucestershire
(A) Sir Thomas Brooke of Brooke b abount 1390 d 1439, MP for Somerset - continued below
m Joan Braybroke dau of Sir Reginald Braybroke by Joane de la Pole, Baroness Cobham
Sir Thomas Brooke of Brooke b abount 1390 d 1439, MP for Somerset - continued above
m Joan Braybroke (dau of Sir Reginald Braybroke by Joane de la Pole, Baroness Cobham)
1. Edward Brooke, 6th Lord Cobham b abount 1415 d 06.06.1464)
m. Elizabeth Tuchet (dau of James Tuchet, Lord Audley)
A. John Brooke, 7th Lord Cobham (b c1444, d 09.03.1511-2)
m1. Eleanor Austell of Suffolk (dsp)
m2. Margaret Nevill (d 30.09.1506, dau of Edward Nevill, Lord Abergavenny)
i. Thomas Brooke, 8th Lord Cobham (d 19.07.1529)
m1. Dorothy Heydon (dau of Sir Henry Heydon of Baconsthorpe)
a. George Brooke, 9th Lord Cobham (b c1497, d 29.09.1558, 2nd son)
m. (before 1526) Anne Braye (d 01.11.1558. dau of Edmund Braye, 1st Lord)
(1) William Brooke, 10th Lord Cobham (b 01.11.1527, d 06.03.1596/7)
m1. Dorothy Nevill (d 22.09.1559, dau of George Nevill, Lord Abergavenny )
(A) Mary Brooke
m1. Thomas Coppinger of Kent
(i) Francis Coppinger (2nd son) had issue
m. Frances Burgh (dau of Thomas Burgh, 5th Lord of Gainsborough)
m2. Edmund Beecher
m2. (25.02.1559/60) Frances Newton (d 17.10.1592, dau of Sir John Newton or Cradock by Margaret Poyntz)
(B) Maximilian Brooke (b 04.12.1560, dvp unm 05.12.1583)
(C) Henry Brooke, 11th Lord Cobham (b 12.11.1564, dsp 24.01.1618/9)
m. (mcrt 27.05.1601) Frances Howard (b before 1572, bur 11.07.1628, dau of Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham)
(D) George Brooke (bur 05.12.1603, prebendary of York)
m. (1599) Elizabeth Burgh (dau of Thomas Burgh, 5th Lord of Gainsborough)
The following comes mainly from BP1934 (Burgh). Through this marriage came claims for the baronies of Strabolgi (Strathbogie) and Burgh.
(i) Sir William Brooke of Sterborough and Cooling (bpt 01.12.1601, d 20.09.1643)
m1. Pembroke Lennard (dau of Henry Lennard, Lord Dacre)
(a) Pembroke Brooke (bpt 01.10.1626, d 10.06.1683)
m. Sir Mathew Tomlinson (d 05.11.1681)
((1)) Jane Tomlinson (dsp bur 16.02.1703)
m. Philip Owen (bur 10.04.1699)
((2)) Elizabeth Tomlinson (d unm 1692)
m2. (before 1642) Penelope Hill (bur 12.07.1694, dau of Sir Moyses Hill of Hillsborough)
(b) Hill Brooke (d 14.05.1704)
m. (c12.1657) Sir William Boothby, 1st Bart of Broadlow Ash (d 24.03.1706-7)
Hill was heiress of the barony of Cobham and co-heir of the baronies of Strabogli and Burgh. Those baronies were successfully claimed in the early 20th century by 3 of their descendants, one for each barony.
(c) Margaret Brooke (dsp 06.01.1666-7)
m. (25.05.1665) Sir John Denham (d 1669, poet)
(d) Frances Brooke (d 1690)
m1. (before 05.1665) Sir Thomas Whitmore of Bridgenorth and Buddwas (bur 21.05.1682)
m2. Matthew Harvey of Twickenham (dsp bur 19.01.1693-4)
(ii)+ other issue - Frances, Elizabeth
(E) Sir William Brooke (d 1597)
(F) Elizabeth Brooke (d 24.01.1596-7)
m. (31.08.1589) Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury (b 01.06.1563, d 24.05.1612)
(G) Frances Brooke (d before 24.04.1623)
m1. (1580) John Stourton, 9th Lord (b 01.1552-3, dsp 13.10.1588)
m2. (after 1591) Sir Edward Moore of Odiham and Worth (d 1623)
(H) Margaret Brooke
m. Sir Thomas Sondes
One of their descendants was created Baron then Viscount Cobham.
(2) Sir Henry Brooke of Cobham (b 05.02.1537-8, d c1591, 7th son)
m. Anne Sutton (d 01.1611-2, dau of Sir Henry Sutton of Notts)
(A) Sir John Brooke of Heckington, Lord Cobham (bur 20.05.1660)
m1. (before 21.01.1608/9) Anne (probably bur 23.02.1625)
m2. (before 10.1636) Frances Bamfield (bur 1676, dau of Sir William Bamfield)
(i) George Brooke (b 11.10.1636, dvp)
(B) Anne Brooke apparently of this generation
m. Sir Edward Heron of Cressey Hall (a 1648)
(C) Philippa Brooke possibly a sister of John, Lord Cobham
m1. Walter Calverley of Calverley
m2. Sir Thomas Burton, 1st Bart of Stockerston (d 1655)
(3) Elizabeth Brooke (b 1526, d 1565)
m. (01.1547-8, sp) William Parr, Marquess of Northampton (d 28.10.1571)
(4) Katherine Brooke
m1. John Jerningham
m2. _ Bellamy
(5)+ 6/8 sons and 2 daughters including George (had issue, 2nd son)
b. Sir Thomas Brooke (younger son)
m. Susan Cranmer (dau of John Cranmer)
c. Elizabeth Brooke probably of this generation
m. Sir Thomas Wyatt of Allington Castle (d 1541)
d.+ 8/10 children including John (dsp), William (dsp),
m2. Dorothy Southwell (dsp, widow)
m3. (sp) Elizabeth Hart (a 03.1552)
ii. Acelye Brooke possibly of this generation
m. Robert Blague (a 1440)
2. Reginald Brooke of Aspall, Suffolk b abount 1420
m. Anne Everton
3. Elizabeth Brooke b about 1422 possibly of this family, of this generation
m. John Seymour

Source(s):
(1): Commoners (vol I, Brooke of Ufford Place)
(2) BP1934 (Cobham), BE1883 (Brooke of Cobham), TCP (Cobham)
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