Brooke (No. 1.) family genealogy

Arms: Az. a wolf ramp. ar. on a chief dancettée of the last, a cross crosslet fitchée gu. betw. two escallops az. Crest: A griffin’s head erased charged with a fesse dancettée and in base a crosslet fitchée gu.[1]

Roger Brooke, of Leytown, in Leicestershire, England, married a dau. of — Bulkeley, of Westonwood, in co. Chester, and had:

2. Thomas, Arm., who mar. a daughter of Dawkenson, of Nantwich, and had—1. Robert, who mar. Joan; 2. John, of whom presently; 3. Richard, who mar. — Leedes, and had issue: 4. Ralph, who mar. and had issue; 5. (——), who m. — Mannering, and had John Mannering, and Margaret Mannering, who married Thomas Masterson.

3. John Brooke: the eldest son of Thomas; m. Capnall, and had: 1. Ralph, who mar.; 2. Allis, who mar. George Delves; 3. Anna, who mar. Thomas Whitney, of Gloucestershire, England; 4. Thomas.

4. Thomas: younger son of John; m. Starkey, and had: 1. Anna, 2. Kath., 3. Edward, 4. Reginald, 5. Richard.

5. Richard Milés, of Rhodes: younger son of Thomas; m. a dau. of John Carew, of Devonshire, and had:

6. Thomas Brooke, of Norton, in Leicestershire, England; living in 1590.


[1] Brooke: See, in the “Addenda,” a more complete pedigree of “Brooke,” No. 1.