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Families covered: Brooke of Dromavana, Brooke of Mere, Broke of Nacton, Brooke of Rantavan
[This page was first launched as Brooke03. It was renamed when a new Brooke03 was launched to cover generations before the first shown in the middle/lower sections below.]

Sir Richard Broke (d 1529, chief baron of the Exchequer)
m. Anne Leeds (dau of William Leeds of Steyning)
1. Sir Robert Broke of Nacton (d 1558)
  m. Elizabeth Holgrave (dau of John Holgrave of Walton-on-Thames)
  A. Sir Richard Broke of Nacton (d 1605)
  m. Elizabeth Jermy (dau of Sir John Jermy of Brightwell)
i. Robert Broke of Nacton (d 1626)
  m. (1602) Elizabeth Waters (dau of William Waters of Wimbledon)
  a. Sir Richard Broke of Nacton (b 1603, d 1639)
  m. (1620) Maria Packington (dau of Sir John Packington of Hampton Lovett, Bart of Westwood)
  (1) Sir Robert Broke, Bart of Nacton (b 1622, d 25.02.1693)
  m. (1642) Anne Tollemache (dau of Sir Lionel Tollemache or Talmarsh, Bart of Bentley)
  (A) Elizabeth Broke
  m. Edward Kynaston of Salop
  (B) Mary Broke
  m. Thomas Walgrave of Wallbridge
  (C) Anne Broke
m. (sps) Robert Broke, later of Nacton @@ just below
  (2) Richard Broke
  (3) William Broke of Dartford (d 1660)
  m. Priscilla Fielder
  (A) Robert Broke, later of Nacton (d 1714)
m1. (sps) Anne Broke (dau of Sir Robert Broke, Bart of Nacton) @@ just above
  m2. Elizabeth Hewett (dau of Sir John Hewett or Hewytt, 1st Bart of Waresley)
  (i) Philip Broke of Nacton (b 1702, d 1762)
  m. (1732) Anne Bowes (dau of Martin Bowes of Bury St. Edmunds (St. Edmundsbury))
  (a) Philip Bowes Broke of Nacton and Broke Hall (b 18.05.1749, d 22.08.1801)
  m. (1771) Elizabeth Beaumont (b 1748, d 25.06.1822, dau of Rev. Charles Beaumont of Witnesham)
((1)) Sir Philip Bowes Vere Broke, 1st Bart of Broke Hall (b 08.09.1776, d 02.01.1841, Rear Admiral) had issue
  m. (25.11.1802) Sarah Louisa Middleton (d 1843, dau of Sir William Fowle Middleton, Bart of Shrubland Hall)
  ((2)) Sir Charles Broke, later Vere-Broke (b 21.02.1779, d 03.04.1843, Major General)
  ((3)) Horatio George Broke (b 04.06.1790, d 30.08.1860, Lt. General) had issue
  m. (1825) Frederica Sophia Mure (dau of James Mure of Cecil Lodge)
  ((4)) Elizabeth Broke (d 1801)
  m. (07.05.1795) Edmund Turnor of Stoke Rochford
  ((5)) Isabella Mary Broke (d 28.05.1817)
  m. (27.12.1796) John Leveson-Gower (b 25.06.1774, d 03.09.1816, General)
((6))+ other issue - Thurland (d unm 1805), Anna (dsp), 2 daughters (dsp)
  (b) Priscilla Broke (b 1748-9, d 23.06.1821) probably of this generation
  m. (18.02.1773) Rev. Orbell Ray (b 1747, d 1829)
The following comes from Visitation (Cheshire, 1580, Brooke of Leighton).
2. Bridget Brooke
  m. _ Fastolf of Suffolk
3. Cicely Brooke
  m. Sir Henry Delves of Duddington
4. Elizabeth Brooke
  m. Thomas Foulshurst of Crew
5. Margaret Brooke (b c1509, d 1589)
  m1. John Glegg of Galton
  m2. William Whorwood (Attorney General to King Henry VIII)
  m3. William Sheldon of Belley or Beoly (d 23.12.1570)



William Brooke of Dromavana (a 1685)
1. William Brooke of Rantavan House (a 1691, rector of Killinkere, Mullagh, etc)
  m. Lettice Digby (dau of Simon Digby, Bishop of Elphin)
  A. Henry Brooke of Rantavan (b 1704)
  m. Catherine Meares of Meares Court (cousin)
  i.+ issue - Arthur (d young), Charlotte (d 1792, author), 20 others (dvp)
  B. Robert Brooke
  m. Honor Brooke (dau of Rev. Henry Brooke) @@ below
  i. Henry Brooke of Dublin
  a. William Brooke of Hastings
  b. daughter
  m. _ Dolier
  ii. Thomas Digby Brooke
  a. Thomas Digby Brooke in St. Helena had issue
  m. _ Wright
  b. Francis Digby Brooke of Bath (Major)
  iii. Henry Digby Brooke of Coolock House
  m. Lucinda Dobbyn
  a.+ issue - Joseph, Henry, Leonard, William, 5 daughters
  iv. Digby Brooke
  v. Robert Brooke of Prosperous, Governor of St. Helena (a 1799, Colonel)
  m. _ Mapletoft (Mrs. Wynne)
  a. James Brooke (Major) had issue
  m. _ Patton (dau of Governor Robert Patton)
  b. Elizabeth Brooke
  m. H.A. Marshall of Ceylon
2. Alexander Brooke of Dromavana
  m. (07.1713) Catherine Young (dau of Richard Young of Drumgoon)
  A. William Brooke of Dromavana and Firmount (b 1720, rector of Union of Granard)
m. Elizabeth Young (dau of Mathew Young of Lahard, cousin)
  i. Richard Brooke of Dromavana (dsp 1818, rector of Ballyconnel)
  ii. William Brooke of Dromavana (b 1769)
  m. Angel Perry (dau of Capt. Edward Perry)
  a. William Brooke of Dromavana (b 22.07.1796, d 19.08.1881) had issue
  m1. (26.08.1819) Emily Margaret Wilmot (d 1850, dau of Robert Rogers Wilmot of Cork)
  m2. (sp) Catherine Bradford (dau of Rev. William Bradford)
  b. Edward Perry Brooke (rector of Magheralin) had issue
  m. Lucie Saurin (dau of James Saurin, Bishop of Dromore)
  c. Richard Sinclair Brooke (b 1802, d 06.08.1882, rector of Wyton) had issue
  m. Anna Stopford (dau of Rev. Joseph Stopford)
  d. Margaret Brooke
  m. Thomas Atkinson of co. Donegal
e.+ other issue - Irwin Alexander, George Perry (d 1844, Captain), Elizabeth, Catherine, Frances
  iii. Honor Brooke
  m. Eyles Irwin of Bellevue
3. Henry Brooke (a 1700, rector of Kinawley)
  m. Thomasine Tucker (dau of Rev. Thomas Tucker)
A. Henry Brooke, Governor of Madras, later of Kilcoffin
  i. William Brooke (dsp, Lt. General, 2nd son)
  m. Mary Nicholls (dau of Lt.Gen. _ Nicholls)
  ii. Robert Brooke of Bath
  m1. Anne Ram (dau of Stephen Ram of Ramsfort by Charlotte Stopford)
  m2. _ Sill (dau of Rev. H. Sill)
  Not sure by which wife was ...
  a. Henry Brooke
  m. _ Ponsonby (dau of Myles Ponsonby of Hale Hall)
  iii.+ other issue - Henry, Sally, Mary
  B. Honor Brooke
  m. Robert Brooke @@ above



Sir Peter Brooke of Mere, Sheriff of Cheshire (a 1660)
m1. Alice Hulse (dau of Richard Hulse of Richardscote) named in Visitation (Cheshire, 1663, Brooke of Norton)
1. Thomas Brooke of Mere (b c1639)
  m(1). Margaret Brereton (dau/heir of Henry Brereton of Eccleston)
  A. Peter Brooke of Mere
  m. Elizabeth Venables (dau of Peter Venables of Over Street)
  i. Peter Brooke of Mere, Sheriff of Cheshire (b c1697, d 1766)
  m. Frances Hollingshead (dau of Francis Hollingshead of Wheelock)
a. Peter Brooke of Mere, Sheriff of Cheshire (d 1793)
  m1. Anne Meriel Leigh (b c1719, dsp 1740, dau of Fleetwood Leigh of Bank, younger of Lyme)
  m2. Elizabeth Langford (b c1734, d 15.10.1809, dau/heir of Jonas Langford of Antigua)
  (1) Jonas Langford Brooke of Mere (d unm 1741-2)
  (2) Thomas Langford Brooke of Mere (d 21.12.1815)
  m. Maria Broughton (d 16.06.1841, dau of Sir Thomas Broughton, Bart of Broughton and Doddington)
  (A) Peter Langford Brooke of Mere, Sheriff of Cheshire (b 1793, dsp 09.01.1840)
  m1. (1818) Elizabeth Sophia Rowley (dau of Vice Admiral Sir Charles Rowley)
  m2. (1836) Julia Seymour Buccleuch Campbell (d 08.09.1858, dau of Col. John Campbell of Shawfield)
  (B) Thomas Langford Brooke of Mere (b 03.09.1794, d 24.01.1848) had issue
  m. (03.06.1817) Eliza Clough (dau of John William Clough of Oxton Hall)
(C) Maria Elizabeth Brooke
  m. (1810) Meyrick Bankes of Winstanley Hall
  (D) Jemima Brooke
  m. Sir Jeremiah Dickson
  (E)+ other issue - William Henry Langford (d unm 1839), Jonas Langford
  (3) Elizabeth Brooke
  m. Randle Ford (of Wexham)
  (A) Maria Ford (youngest dau, co-heir)
  m. (25.10.1808) William Hulton of Hulton Park (b 23.10.1787, d 31.03.1864)
  (4) Frances Brooke
  m. Thomas Oliver
  (5) Jane Brooke
  m1. (23.08.1785) William Hulton of Hulton (b 28.05.1762, d 24.06.1800)
m2. William Tyrell (or Thomas William) Boyce (Major)
  b. Felicia Broke
  m. George Heron
  c. Elizabeth Broke
  m. Thomas Patten (rector of Childrey)
  d.+ other issue (d unm) - John (d 1780), Frances
  ii. Margaret Broke
  iii. Elizabeth Broke
  m. Thomas Ravenscroft of Pickhill
  B. Mabel Brooke (b c1663)
2. Richard Brooke (b c1640) ancestor of Brooks of Astley
m2. Frances Trott (dau of Sir Nicholas Trott of Quickswood, widow of William Marbury of Marbury)
m3. Mabel Farrington (dau of William Farrington of Warden)

Main source(s):
(1) For Broke of Nacton : BLG1952 (Broke (formerly Adlington) of Holme Hale Hall), BEB1841 (Broke of Nacton), BP1870 (Broke-Middleton)
(2) For Brooke of Dromavana : BLGI1912 (Brooke of Dromavana)
(3) For Brooke of Mere : BLG1886 (Brooke of Mere)
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