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Brooke, Baron (E, 1620/1)

 

Creation: let. pat. 29 Jan 1620/1

 

Family name: Greville

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Arms:

See Earl of Warwick

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Fulke [Greville], de jure 5th Baron Willoughby de Broke and 12th/13th Baron Latimer later 1st Baron Brooke

only son of Sir Fulke Greville, de jure 4th Baron Willoughby de Broke and 11th/12th Baron Latimer (by his wife Lady Anne Nevill, 8th dau. of Ralph [Nevill], 4th Earl of Westmorland), son and heir of Sir Fulke Greville MP, of Beauchamps Court in Alcester, co. Warwick, by his wife Elizabeth Willoughby, de jure Baroness Willoughby de Broke and Baroness Latimer, 1st dau. and cohrss. (eventually sole hrss.) of Hon Edward Willoughby (by his wife Hon Margaret Nevill, 1st dau. of Richard [Nevill], 1st Baron Latymer), son and heir app. of Robert [Willoughby], 2nd Baron Willoughby de Broke and de jure 9th/10th Baron Latimer, by his first wife Hon Elizabeth Beauchamp, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Richard [Beauchamp], 2nd Baron Beauchamp of Powyck

born

1554

died

30 Sep 1628

created

29 Jan 1620/1 Baron Brooke, of Beauchamps Court in the County of Warwick, with a special remainder, failing the heirs male of his body, to Robert Greville and William Greville, in like manner, sons of Fulke Greville of Thorp Latimer, co. Lincoln, who was only son of Robert Greville, also of Thorp Latimer. co. Lincoln. next brother to Sir Fulke Greville, the father of the grantee

suc. by

cousin

note

Gentleman of the Privy Chamber and Clerk of the Signet to the Council of Wales 1581;  Member of Parliament for Warwickshire 1586-1601;  Ranger of Wedgnock Park 1597;  Treasurer of the Navy 1598-1604;  Rear Admiral of the Fleet 1599; Knight of the Bath at the Coronation of King James VI and I 1603;  Secretary to the Council of Wales 1603;  received a grant of Warwick Castle 1604; Privy Councillor 1614;  Chancellor of the Exchequer 1614-21;  Gentleman of the Bedchamber 1621;  Recorder of Warwick;  Member of the Council of War;  on his death the representation of the Baronies of Willoughby de Broke and Latimer passed to his only sister, Margaret Greville later Verney, de jure suo jure Baroness Willoughby de Broke and Baroness Latimer, wife of Sir Richard Verney, of Compton Verney, co. Warwick, and their descendants

 

Robert [Greville], 2nd Baron Brooke

son and heir of Fulke Greville, of Thorpe Latimer, co. Lincoln (by his wife Margaret Copley. dau. of Christopher Copley, of Wadsworth, co. York), only son and heir of Robert Greville, also of Thorpe Latimer, co. Lincoln, uncle to Fulke [Greville], 1st Baron Brooke

born

1607

mar.

c. 1630 Lady Catharine Russell (d. about 1 Dec 1676), 1st dau. of Francis [Russell], 4th Earl of Bedford, by his wife Hon Catherine Brydges, 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Giles [Brydges], 3rd Baron Chandos

children

1. Hon Francis Greville, later 3rd Baron Brooke

2, Hon Robert Greville, later 4th Baron Brooke

3. Hon Fulke Greville, later 5th Baron Brooke

died

2 Mar 1642/3

suc. by

son

note

adopted by his cousin, the 1st Lord Brooke, at the age of four; Member of Parliament for Warwick 1628;  Joint Commissioner to the Scots at Ripon and in London 1640; Recorder of Warwick 1641-42/3;  Lord Lieutenant of Warwickshire 1642;  Colonel of a Regiment of Foot 1642;  fought at the Battle of Edgehill 1642; Maj Gen (for Parliament) for Warwickshire and Staffordshire 1643; killed by a musket ball while looking out of a window to direct the siege of St Chad's Church, Lichfield

 

Francis [Greville], 3rd Baron Brooke

born

 

died

Nov 1658

suc. by

brother

note

Recorder of Warwick

 

Robert [Greville], 4th Baron Brooke

born

c.1638

mar.

Ann Dodington (mar. (2) Thomas Hoby;  d. Feb 1690/1), dau. and eventually sole hrss. of John Dodington, of Bremore, co. Hampshire, son and heir of Sir William Doddington

children

1. Hon Anne Greville (bur. sp. at Holme Pierrepont, co. Nottingham), mar. (1) after 6 Jan 1684/5 William [Pierrepont], 4th Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull, and (2) as his first wife William Pierrepont, of Nottingham, co. Nottingham (b. c. 1670; d. Sep 1706)

2. Hon Dodington Greville (b. 20 Feb 1671/2; d. 6 Feb 1720/1), mar. 19 Feb 1690 Charles [Montagu], 1st Duke of Manchester, and had issue

died

s.p.m.s. 17 Feb 1676/7

suc. by

brother

note

Recorder of Warwick 1660-76/7;  one of the six Peers sent to Holland to invite the return of King Charles II 1660; Lord Lieutenant of Staffordshire 1660-76/7;  High Steward of Stafford 1674

 

Fulke [Greville], 5th Baron Brooke

born

aft. 2 Mar 1642/3

mar.

12 Jan 1664/5 Sarah Dashwood (d. Sep 1705), dau. of Alderman Francis Dashwood, of Vellow Wood, co. Somerset, by his wife Alice Sleigh, sister of Alderman Edmund Sleigh

children

1. Hon Francis Greville (b. c. 1693; dvp. 11 Oct 1710), mar. Lady Ann Baynton (widow of Henry Baynton MP, of Bromham, co. Wiltshire), sister and cohrss. of Charles [Wilmot], 3rd Earl of Rochester, and 1st dau. of John [Wilmot], 2nd Earl of Rochester, by his wife Elizabeth Mallet, dau. and hrss. of John Mallet, of Enmore, co. Somerset, and had issue:

1a. Fulke Greville, later 6th Baron Brooke

2a. Hon William Greville, later 7th Baron Brooke

2. Hon Algernon Greville, Member of Parliament for Warwick 1699-1705, mar. Mary Somerset, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Lord Arthur Somerset (by his wife Mary Cotton, widow of Hugh Calverley Cotton, and only dau. and hrss. of Sir William Russell, 1st Bt., of Langherne, co. Carmarthen), 2nd son of Henry [Somerset], 1st Duke of Beaufort, by his wife Hon Mary Seymour, widow of Lord Henry Seymour, styled Lord Beauchamp, 1st surv. son and heir ap. by his second wife of William [Seymour], 2nd Duke of Somerset), and 1st dau. of Arthur [Capell], 1st Baron Capell, and had issue

died

22 Oct 1710

suc. by

grandson

note

Member of Parliament for Warwick 1664-77;  Recorder of Warwick 1677-1710 and of Coventry 1687-1706

 

Fulke [Greville], 6th Baron Brooke

born

c.1693

died

22 Feb 1710/11 (bur. at Warwick)

suc. by

brother

 

William [Greville], 7th Baron Brooke

born

c. 1694

mar.

8 Nov 1716 Mary Thynne (b. c. 1701; d. 29 Mar 1720; bur. in St Mary's Church, Warwick), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Hon Henry Thynne (by his wife Grace Strode, dau. and hrss. of Sir George Strode, of Leweston, co. Dorset, Serjeant at Law), only son and heir app. of Thomas [Thynne], 1st Viscount Weymouth

only child

1. Hon Francis Greville, later 8th Baron Brooke later 1st Earl Brooke later 1st Earl of Warwick

died

28 Jul 1727 (bur. in St Mary's Church, Warwick_

suc. by

son

note

Recorder of Warwick 1719-27

 

Francis [Greville], 8th Baron Brooke later 1st Earl Brooke later 1st Earl of Warwick, KT

created

7 Jul 1746 Earl Brooke

2 Apr 1760 Earl of Warwick

 

The Barony of Brooke has been held by the Earls of Warwick since 2 Apr 1760.

 

 Last updated 12 Feb 2009

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