Sir Thomas Brooke, 8th Baron Cobham

Male 1465 - 1529  (~ 64 years)


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  • Name Thomas Brooke 
    Title Sir 
    Suffix 8th Baron Cobham 
    Born 0___ 1465  (Cowling, Kent, England) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jul 1529  Cowling, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Cobham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • was buried at St Mary Magdalene New Churchyard...
    Person ID I48266  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 17 Nov 2017 

    Father John Brooke, 7th Baron Cobham,   b. 10 Dec 1447, Cowling, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1512, Cowling, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Margaret Neville,   b. ~ 1450, Raby Castle, Staindrop, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1506  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married ~ 1475  [1, 3, 4
    Family ID F14899  Group Sheet

    Family Dorothy Heydon,   b. 0___ 1470,   d. 29 Mar 1566, Norfolk, Norfolkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 96 years) 
    Married Y  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Brooke,   b. 0___ 1503,   d. 0Aug 1560, Cobham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F17800  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 0___ 1465 - (Cowling, Kent, England) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Jul 1529 - Cowling, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cobham, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Thomas Brooke, 8th Baron Cobham (died 19 July 1529) was a Tudor baron in England.

      Thomas Brooke was the son and heir of Sir John Brooke, 7th Baron Cobham (-1512) and Margaret Neville (-1506).,[1] daughter of Edward Neville, 3rd Baron Bergavenny, and his second wife, Catherine Howard.

      Career[edit]
      Thomas took part in the wars with France and was at the Siege of Tournay in 1513, and fought at the Battle of the Spurs on 16 August 1513.

      He was made Knight Banneret by King Henry VIII in 1514, and attended the Field of the Cloth of Gold in 1520.

      He was summoned to Parliament from 1514 to 1523.

      In 1521 he was one of the twelve Barons for the trial of the Duke of Buckingham.[2]

      Family[edit]
      Thomas Brooke married Dorothy Heydon, daughter of Sir Henry Heydon of Baconsthorpe and Anne, daughter of Sir Geoffrey Boleyn and Anne Hoo.[3] They had seven sons and six daughters. His daughter, Elizabeth Brooke, married Sir Thomas Wyatt.

      He was twice widowed. He married secondly Elizabeth Fowthewel[4] widow of Robert Southwell[5] and thirdly Elizabeth Hart, and had no issue from them.[6]

      Thomas Brooke died on 19 July 1529 and was buried at St Mary Magdalene New Churchyard, Cobham, Kent.

      end of biography [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S10782] "Elizabeth Brooke" pedigree chart, accessed, downloaded & published Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 by David A. Hennessee, info@.

    2. [S11795] "Thomas Brooke, 8th Baron Cobham", Biography, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Brooke,_8th_Baron_Cobham, revisited o.

    3. [S4827] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Neville,_3rd_Baron_Bergavenny.

    4. [S7393] "John Brooke 7th Lord Cobham of Kent" biography, http://www.geni.com/people/John-Brooke-7th-Lord-Cobham-of-Kent/60000000.