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Brooke of Oakley, Baron (UK, 1939 - 1944)
Creation: let.pat. 4 Jul 1939
Extinct: 17 Nov 1944
Family name: de Capell Brooke
Or an a Fess Azure three Escallops of the field
A Demi-Seahorse Argent finned and maned Or
On either side a Stag Argent attired Or holding in the mouth an Oak Leaf Vert, the dexter charged on the shoulder with a Hurt thereon a Lozengy Buckle the Tongue fesswise Gold, and the sinister with an Anchor Azure
Arthur Richard [de Capell Brooke], 1st Baron Brooke of Oakley
1st son and heir of Sir Richard Lewis de Capell Brooke, 4th Bt., of Great Oakley Hall, co. Northampton, by his wife Mary Grace Trollope, 1st dau. of Rt Rev Edward Trollope DD, Suffragan Bishop of Nottingham
12 Oct 1869
25 Feb 1897 Fanny Cecil Talbot McNeill (dsp. 1 Nov 1942), 1st dau. of Capt Duncan McNeill, of Oransay Priory, co. Argyll, by his wife Fanny Charlotte Emma Talbot, 2nd dau. of Admiral Sir Charles Talbot KCB
s.p. 17 Nov 1944
1 Jul 1939 Baron Brooke of Oakley, of Oakley in the County of Northampton
suc. his father as 5th Baronet, styled "of Oakley, co. Northampton" 3 Feb 1892; High Sheriff of Rutland 1899
On the death of the 1st Baron Brooke of Oakley the Barony of Brooke of Oakley became extinct, and the baronetcy passed to his younger brother.
First written 2 Aug 2006
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