Rev. Thomas Bradley, II, D. D.

Male 1594 - 1636  (~ 42 years)

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  1. 1.  Rev. Thomas Bradley, II, D. D. was born 0___ 1594, Pontefract, West Riding, Yorkshire, England; died 0___ 1636, (Yorkshire) England.

    Other Events:

    • Graduation:
    • Occupation: prebend of York
    • Occupation: Rector at Castleford, Yorkshire, England
    • Occupation: rector of Ackworth (west Yorkshire)


    Though Dr. Bradley's father was seated in Berkshire, his grandfather was a Yorkshireman who served in Henry VIII's army on the Boulogne expedition (per the pedigree of the family in Dugdale's 1665 Visitation). It was no doubt Dr. Bradley's office as chaplain to the King that warranted him a marriage in 1631 (the year after her father's death) to Frances, youngest daughter of John Savile, 1st Baron of Pomfret (Pontefract).

    Pontefract is a historic market town in West Yorkshire, England, near the A1 .... In Elizabethan times the castle, and Pontefract itself, was referred to as "Pomfret".

    with a Doctor of Divinity (D.D.)

    1. a stipend allotted from the revenues of a cathedral or a collegiate church to a canon or member of the chapter.
    2. the land yielding such a stipend.
    3. a prebendary.

    a member of the clergy in charge of a parish in the Protestant Episcopal Church.

    Thomas married Frances Savile 0___ 1631, (Yorkshire, England). Frances (daughter of John Savile, Knight, 1st Baron Savile of Pontefract and Elizabeth Cary) was born 0___ 1604, Pontefract, Yorkshire, England; died 30 Jan 1663, Pontefract, Yorkshire, England. [Group Sheet]

    1. Thomas Bradley, III, The Immigrant was born 0___ 1633, Pontefract, West Riding, Yorkshire, England; died 0___ 1665, Virginia.

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