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Brooke 1: Broke of Leighton, Brooke of Norton
Adam, lord of Leighton b about 1155
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1. William del Broke b about 1180
A. William Broke of Leighton b about 1205 a 1249
i. Richard del Broke de Leighton b about 1225 a 1291
a. John del Broke b about 1245 dvp
1 Thomas del Broke of Leighton b about 1265
m Felicia Crowmarsh dau of R. Crowmarsh
A Richard del Broke b about 1290 a 1332
i Nicholas de la Broke of Leighton b about 1315 a 1362
a Ralph de la Broke of Leighton b about 1340 a 1374
1 Roger de la Broke of Leighton b about 1365 a 1404
A John Broke b about 1390 dvp
i Thomas Broke of Leighton b about 1415 a 1460
m Agnes Venables
a Thomas Broke of Leighton b about 1440
m x Parker dau of John Parker of Cuerden or Copen Hall
1 John Broke of Leighton b about 1465 - continued below
2 Ralph Broke, Governor of Calais ancestor of Broke of Nantwich
3 Sir Richard Broke d 1529, chief baron of the Exchequer, 4th son
m. Anne Leeds dau of William Leeds of Steyning
4+ other issue - Robert, Henry
Also connected to this family, but in ways not yet known, were the Brookes, Lords Cobham, and the Brookes of Oakley.
John Broke of Leighton b about 1465 - continued above
1. Thomas Broke of Leighton b about 1490
A. Thomas Broke of Leighton b about 1515
B. Richard Brooke of Norton, Sheriff of Cheshire b about 1520 d 1569
i. Thomas Brooke of Norton, Sheriff of Cheshire b about 1545 d 1622
m1. Anne Touchet dau of Henry Touchet, Lord Audley
a. Sir Richard Brooke of Norton b about 1570 d 10.04.1632
m1. Jane Chaderton dau of William Chaderton, Bishop of Chester
m2. Catherine Nevill dau of Sir Henry Nevill of Billingbere
1 Sir Henry Brooke, Sheriff of Cheshire, 1st Bart of Norton b 1611, d 1664
m. Mary Pusey dau of Timothy Pusey of Selston
A Sir Richard Brooke, Sheriff of Cheshire, 2nd Bart of Norton d 02.1709-10
m. 04.1656 Francisca Posthuma Legh dau of Rev. Thomas Legh
i Sir Thomas Brooke, Governor of Chester Castle, 3rd Bart of Norton d 1739
m. 12.07.1688 Grace Wilbraham dau of Roger Wilbraham of Townsend, Natnwich
a Richard Brooke dvp 1720
m. Margaret Hill dau of John Hill of Hawkstone
1 Sir Richard Brooke, 4th Bart of Norton d 06.07.1781
m. 1752 Frances Patton d 12.02.1778, dau of Thomas Patton of Bank
A Sir Richard Brooke, 5th Bart of Norton d 06.03.1795
m. 04.05.1780 Mary Cunliffe d 13.04.1825, dau of Sir Robert Cunliffe, Bart of Acton Park
i Sir Richard Brooke, 6th Bart of Norton b 18.08.1785, d 11.11.1865 had issue
m. 04.12.1809 Harriot Cunliffe d 13.04.1825, dau of Sir Foster Cunliffe, Bart
ii Mary Brooke d 30.01.1866
m. 27.03.1822 Sir James M. Riddell, Bart
iii+ other issue - Thomas d 15.05.1870, Colonel, Charlotte Frances d 13.05.1868
B Thomas Brooke of Church Minshull b 1760, d 16.12.1826
m. 02.05.1780 Margaret Cunliffe d 16.12.1826, dau of Sir Robert Cunliffe, Bart
i Henry Brooke of Ashbrook Hall, Sheriff of Cheshire b 1798, dsp 1884
ii Frances Brooke
m. 22.02.1822 Rev. Charles Luxmoore d 15.02.1863
iii Emily Brooke d 09.03.1878
m. 09.07.1825 Sir Henry Shiffner, Bart dsp 18.03.1859, Vice Admiral
iv Harriet Brooke
m. 21.12.1816 Robert Robert Townley-Parker of Cuerden Hall, Sheriff of Lancashire b 27.08.1793, d 11.08.1879
C Margaret Brooke
m. 1782 Rev. Thomas Blackburne
D Letitia Brooke
m. William Assheton of Downham b 1758, d 1833
E Frances Brooke
m. 1783 Robert Denison of Kilnwick Percy
i Harriet Denison
m. 10.05.1824 Philip Saltmarshe, 17th of Saltmarshe b 15.03.1780, d 28.11.1846
b Elizabeth Brooke dsps
m. 1731 Roger Wilbraham of Nantwich d 1745
c Henry Brooke probably of this generation
m. Jane Hesketh dau of Thomas Hesketh of Rufford
d+ other issue - 4 sons and 1 daughter
ii Mary Brooke
m. Randle Wilbraham of Nantwich, Sheriff of Cheshire d 1732
iii Letitia Brooke d 1758
m. 17.10.1701 Henry Legh of High Legh bpt 06.01.1680, d 11.1737
iv Frances Brooke
m. Silvester Richmond
v 1 son
v other issue - 3 sons, Sarah d unm
2 Christian Brooke 3rd dau apparently of this generation, of this marriage
m 14.08.1642 Huntingdon Plumptre of Nottingham bpt 05.02.1601, d 06.1660
m2 b about 1573 Elizabeth Merbury sister of Thomas Merbury of Merbury
b. ? y Brooke b about 1574 father or grandfather of ...
1 William Brooke of Dromavana a 1685
1 possibly: Henry BROOKE , b about 1620 the progenitor of the Virginia family, patented land in then-Northumberland (later Westmoreland) on 31 May 1650, on land adjacent to Nathaniel Pope I and Hercules Bridges
m Jane x
m3 Elinore Gerard
c. Sir Peter Brooke of Mere, Sheriff of Cheshire a 1660
Probably of this generation but not known by which marriage were ...
d. Townsend Brooke b about 1576
m. 06.12.1596 Thomas Legh of High Legh bur 04.02.1628
e. Frances Brooke b about 1578
m George Legh of Barton
f. Alice Brooke brooke b about 1580
m John Brooke
g. Christian Brooke
m. Richard Starkey dvp 1621-2
ii. Christian Brooke probably of this generation
m. Richard Grosvenor of Eaton, Sheriff of Chester d 18.09.1619
iii. Martha Brooke probably of this generation
m. Hugh Starkey

Sources:
1 BEB1841 Broke of Nacton
2 BP1934 Brooke of Norton Priory
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