EARLY REFERENCES TO THE BROOKS FAMILY IN DERBYSHIRE


13th Century


SPONDON,

Quitclaim from Agnes fil et her. Nicholai Avery de Spondon to William fil Andrew ad-le-Broc de Spondon and Agnes his wife, dau of William de Kynston, of land in Spondon previously leased to the same for their lives. Witn., Thomas le Pouer, Robert de Cardoyl, Andrew ad fraxium de Alwaston etc., Dat. Michaelmas day 1296 (Kerry xix 322)

14th Century


Quitclaim from Margery de Notyngham of Derby to John de Twyford and Margaret his wife of three acres of land in Spondon which she had by grant from Agnes Brok. Witn., William de Chadesden, Knt., William Wyn, William atte Cros etc., Dat. M a F of St. Luke [18th oct] 3 Edw III [ 1329] (Kerry xix 325)

15th Century


SOMERSAL HERBERT,

Grant from Robert Fraunces and Elizabeth his wife to John Fyzherbert from Somursale, son and heir of John Fyzherbert deceased , of all the lands in Somersale which the said Elizabeth had jointly with her late husband. John Fyzherbert , of the grant of Adam Welton, and Robert Brok, clerk. Witn., Robert de Aston, Richard Bagot, John Kynerdsley, John Myners, and William Perkyn, bailiff of Uttoxeter. Dat. 3 july 38 Henry VI [1460] (D.A. J iv 17 )

CODNOR,

Quitclaim from Henry , Dominus de Gray, to John Broke and Joan his wife, and their heirs , of a messuage and bovate of land in Codnore, which they lately acquired from Henry, Dominus de Gray his father, . Witn., Richard Malore , constable of Codnor Castle, John Fonglay, rector of Henore, William Lacc, etc., Dat. 20 feb 37 HenryVI..[1459] (Reliquary xi 51)

16th Century


CATTON,

Deed of sale, from William Large of Newebold Verdune, co Leics., to Thomas Sprott of Asshmerbroke of a messauge of land in Cattone, which fell to him of the death of Thomas Large, his father; with attorney to Robert Hylle and William Aston to give seisin. Witn., John Myners Thomas Campdene, John Broke, Dat apud Measham 4 sept. 21 Henry VIII [1529](Horton)

17th Century


DERBY,

BROOK, Thomas (1674-1679)b.1662. Son of Edward Brook, gent Derby - St Johns College., Camb., B.A. 1682. [One Thomas Brook, Vicar of Nantwich, published Sermons, 1732-46.]Derby School register 1570-1901 Open Library


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