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Elizabeth, da. of dr. Green, bishop of Ely,
and d. 12 March 1790.

8. Henry; 9. Thomas, both d. young.

10. Philippa, b. Feb. 1692, d. 1709-

11. Eleanor, m. John Hewett, of Wor-
sley, CO. Huntingdon, bart., d. 1728.

12. Elizabeth, b. 1691, d. iinnu 1734.

13. Margaret, b. Oct. 1698.

Sir John d. 28 April 1720, and was succeeded
by his grandson,

in. Sir DANVERS, b. 17 Nov. 1715, tn.,
Oct. 1740, lady Mary Montagu, 3d da. of
George, earl of Halifax, by whom (who d.
23 July 1743) he had issue,

1. Sir George, 4th bart.

2. John, b. 16 July 1743, M.P. in several
parliaments for co. Bedford.

Sir Danvers was appointed governor of
New York, 1753, but d. that year, and was
succeeded jjy his eldest son,

IV. Sir GEORGE, groom of the bed-
chamber to king George III., b. 19 May
1742, m., 1st, 1771. Elizabeth, da. and co-h.
of John Bannister, esq., and by her had issue.

Sir John, present bart.
Sir George m., 2dly, 22 Aug. 1788, Heneage
Finch, da. of Daniel, 7th earl of Winchilsea,
and by her (who d. 4 May 1820) had no issue.
Sir George acted as proxy to his royal high-
ness the duke of York, at his installation as
principal knight companion of the Bath,
1772; on which occasion he had supporters
assigned to him for life, viz. two griffins,
argent, gutt^ de sang, winged, gules, gorged,
with a chain ; and pendent thereto a port-
cullis, sable. Sir George d. 29 June 1818,
and was succeeded by his only son,

V. Sir JOHN, present bart.

Arms— See Plate 10. Argent, a bend, be-
tween two lions rampant, sable.

Crest — A lion's head, argent, ducally
crowned, or.

Motto — Quantum in rebus inane!

Seat — Chicksand Priorv, co. Bedford.



GAGE, of Hengrave, co. Suffolk.

15 July 1662.

Sir TH0:MAS GAGE, Baronet, born 5 Sept. 1810, succeeded his
father, sir Thomas, 27 Dec. 1820.



The family of Gage, of Hengrave, co.
Suffolk, is a younger branch of the family
of viscount Gage, whose ancestors have
been seated at Firle, co. Sussex, from the
period of their marriage with an heiress of
St. Clere, in the reign of Henry VI., and
anjong whom are distinguished, sir John



Gage, knt. of the Garter, temp. Henry
VIII. ; sir Edward Gage, knt. of the Bath,
tejnp. queen Mary; and sir Henry Gage, go-
vernor of Oxford temp. Charles I.

Sir John Gage, of Firle, great-grandson
and h. of sir John Gage, K.G., was created
a bart. 22 March 1622 ; he m. Penelope, da.



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GAGE.



and co-h. of Thomas Darcy, earl Rivers,
by Mary, surviving da. and h. of sir Thomas
Kytson, of Hengrave, (Margaret, the eldest
da. of sir Thomas Kytson, who m. sir
Charles Cavendish, brother of Wilham,
earl of Devonshire, having d. without issue,)
which Penelope was widow of sir George
Trenchard, of Wolverton, co. Dorset, and
surviving sir John Gage, her 2d husband, »».,
lastly, sir William Hervey, of Ickworth.co.
Suffolk (grandfather of John, earl of Bris-
tol). Sir John Gage d. 1G33, leaving by
Penelope four sons; 1. sir Thomas Gaffe,
bart., of Firle, the eldest son, from whom
are descended the viscoimts Gage; 2. John
Gage, who d. without issue ; 3. sir Edward
Gage, of Hengrave; 4. Henry Gage; and
five das.

I. Sir EDWARD, (the 3d son,) who ac-
(juired Hengrave from lady Penelope, his
mother, was knighted at the coronation of
Charles II., and created a hart., 15 July 1662,
and was five times m. By his 1st wife, Mary,
da. of sir William Hervey, his step-father,
he had issue,

1. Sir William, 2d bart.

2. Penelope, in. Edward Sulyard, of
Haughly Park, co. Suffolk.

3. Mary, m. William, brother of sir Tho-
mas Bond, bart.

By his 2d wife, Frances, da. of Walter,
lord Aston, he had issue,

4. Francis, m. Elizabeth, da. and h. of
John Devereux, of Montserrat, and d. 6
Sept. 172f), leaving a son,

Devereux Gage, who d. without issue.
By Anne Watkins, his 3d wife, he had
issue,

5. Edvtard, d. unm.

By his 4th wife, Elizabeth, da. of George
Feilding, earl of Desmond, younger soa of
William, earl of Denbigh, he had issue,

C>. George; 7- James; 8. John.

9. Henry.

10. Catharine, d. abroad.

11. Basilia, maid of honour to Mary,
queen of James II.

His 5i:h wife was Bridget Feilding, of the
Denbigh family, widow of Slaughter, by
whom he had no issue. He d. 1707, and was
succeeded by his eldest son,

II. Sir WILLIAM, m., 1st, Mary-Char-
lotte, da. of sir Thomas Bond, of Peckham,
CO. Surrey, bart., by whom he had issue,

1. Thomas, m. Delariviere, da. and co-h.
of sir Symond D'Ewes, bart., (by Delari-
viere, da. and co-h. of Thomas, lord Jer-
myn,) and d. in his father's lifetime, 1 March
17I6, leaving issue,

1. Sir Thomas, 3d bart.

2. Sir William, 4th bart.

3. Edward, in the Austrian service,
killed 1741.

2. John, m. Elizabeth, only child and h.
of Thomas Rookwoo^', of Coldham Hales,
CO. Suffolk, esq., and had issue,

1. Sir Thomas-Rookwood, oth bart.

2. John, a Catholic priest.

3. Charlotte, m. Fitznun Lambe, of
Throston, co. Suffolk.

4. Wknrxktta, d. unm. 17-'>7'

5. Mary, m. Henry lluddleston, of Dur-
ham.

G. Penelope, a nun.

7. Catharine, m. Ilenrv Sorrel, of Bury
St. Edmund's, M.D.

8. Anne, d. unm.., I76O.

Sir William m., 2dly, Merelina, widow of
sir Thomas Spring, bart., and da. and co-h.



of Thomas lord Jermyn, nephew and h. of
Henry Jermyn, earl of St. Alban's, and also
niece and co-h. of Henry Jermyn, lord Do-
ver, by whom he had no issue. He d. H Feb.
1727, and was succeeded by his grandson,

III. Sir THOMAS, d.nnm., 1 Sept. 1741,
and was succeeded by his brother,

IV. Sir WILLIAM, m., 14 June 1741,
Frances, widow of John Ellis, of Cotton,
CO. Suffolk, and sister of admiral sir Robert
Harland, bart., and d. without issue, 17 May
1707, w'as succeeded by his cousin,

V. Sir THOMAS-ROOKWOOD, the
eldest son of John, 2d son of the 2d bart.,
m., 1746, Lucy, da. and h. of William
Knight, of Kingerby, co. Lincoln, by whom
he had issue,

1. Sir Thomas, 6th bart.

2. Lucy, m. George Maxwell, of Munches,
CO. Dumfries.

.3. Elizabeth, m. Henry Darell, of Cale
Hill, CO. Kent.

4. Mary, m. John Dalton, of Thurnham
Hall, CO. Lancaster.

He m., 2dly, Maria, da. of Patrick Fergus,
of Mountserrat, by whom he had no issue.
Sir Thomas d. 21 March 1706, and was suc-
ceeded by his only son,

VI. Sir THOMAS, m., 1st, 22 Nov. 1779,
Charlotte, da. of Thomas Fitzherbert, of
Swinnerton, co. Stafford, (by Maria-The-
resa, da. of sir Robert Throckmorton,
bart.,) by whom (who d. 29 Aug. 1790) he
had issue,

1. Sir Thomas, 7th bart.

2. Robert -Joseph, of Coldham, took
the name of Rookwood 1799, m., 1st, 18
Feb. 1804, Mary, da. of Thomas Worswick,
of Lancaster, by whom (who d. 27 Sept.
1807) he had issue,

1. Mary-Charlotte, d. vnm. 19 Dec. 1813;
he m., 2dly, 12 April 1809, Eliza, only
child of Manes O'Donnel, a general in
the Austrian service, and count of the
holy Roman empire, by whom (who d.
18 Avig. 1827) he had issue,

2. Robert; 3. Robert-Nugent.

4. Thomas-Ambrose, all d. infants.

3. William, b. 19 Nov. 1785, a major in
the army, d. in the East Indies, 25 March
1828, u),m.

4. John, of Lincoln's Inn, banister-at-
law, F.R. and S.A., b. 13 Sept. 1786.

5. Charlotte, d. an infant.

Sir Thomas m., 2dly, 22 Sept. 1796, Char-
lotte, da. of John Hook Campbell, of Ban-
geston House, co. Pembroke, uncle to John,
1st lord Cawdor, and had issue,

6. Lucy, b. 30 June 1797-

7. Emma, 6. 10 Sept. 1798, m., 31 July 1826,
John CoUett, es(}., eldest son of Ebenezer-
John CoUett, of Locker's House, Hemel
Hempstead.

llQ d. 1 Dec. 1798, and was succeeded by
his eldest son,

VII. Sir THOMAS, b. 2 March 1701, m.,
9 Jan. l«o:t, lady Mary-Anne Browne, da. of
Valentine, earl of Kenmare, and had issue,

1. Sir Thomas, present bnrt.

2. Edward, 6. 20 March 1812, in the
army.

He ri. at Rome, 27 Dec. 1820, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son,

VIII. Sir THOMAS, present bart.
Arms—Sec Plate 10. Per saltire, azure,

and argent, a saltire g\iles.

Crest — A ram passant, argent, armed, or.
Heat — Hengrave Hall, Suffolk.



MONXK GRAHAM.



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MTBDLETON, (now MONCK,) of Belsey Castle,
CO. Northumberland.

24 Oct. 1662.

Sir CHARLES.MILES-LAMBERT MONCK, Baronet, born 7 April
1779» succeeded his father, sir William, 7 July 1795 ; took the svirname
and arms of JMonck only, by royal sign manual, 13 Feb. 1799, pursuant
to the will of his maternal grandfather, Laurence Monck, of Caenby, co.
Lincoln, esq.; married, 11 Sept. 1804, Louisa-Lucia, 6th da, of sir George
Cooke, bart., of Wheatlev, co. York, and by her (who d. o Dec. 1024) had

issue, 1. CHARLES-ATTICUS, b. at Athens, 18 July 1805; 2.

Louisa, b. 25 Feb. 1807; 3. Julia, b. 23 April 1808, vj., 1 May

1830, sir Edward Blackett, bart.; 4. William, b. 13 July 1809;

5. Louisa-Maria, b. 1 Aug. 1810, and d. 12 June 1821 ; C. Char-
lotte, b. 12 Dec. 1811, d. 22 Jan. 1822. Sir Charles m., 2dly, 26 July

1831, lady Maiy-Elizabeth Bennett, sister of the earl of Tankerville.



This family is of great antiquity in the
county of Northumberland, and is said to
have acquired the estate of Belsey Castle by
the marriage of sir John Middleton with
Christiana, da. and h. of sir John de
Stryvelyn, who was summoned to parlia-
ment among the barons of the realm, tetnp.
Edward III.

I. Sir WILLIAM, of Belsey Castle, co.
Northumberland, was created a bart., 24
Oct. 1662, and was high sheriff" co. North-
umberland, 1666; m., 1st, Mary, da. of Tho-
mas Wentworth, esq., of Elmsall, co. York,
and had issue by her (who d. 16 Sept. 1667)
four children, who d. itnm. ; and 2dly, Eliza-
beth, da. of John Munday, esq., of Mark-
heaton, co. Derby, and by her (who d. 23
Feb. 1680) had issue,

1. Sir John, 2d bart.

2. Elizabeth, m. Clavering, esq.

3. Mary ; 4. Martha.

5. William, all d. without issue.

Sir William d. March 1690, and was suc-
ceeded by his son,

II. Sir JOHN, 6. March 16/8, m. Frances,
da. and sole h. of John Lambert, esq., of
Calton, in Craven, co. York, (descended
from general Lambert, who commanded the
parliament army during the usurpation; by
this marriage tlie Lambert estates were con-
veyed to the Middleton family,) and had
issue,

1. Sir William, 3d bart.

2. Sir John-Lameert, 4th bart.

3. Robert; 4. Barbara; 5. Elizabeth.

6. Frances; 7- Catharine, all d. umn.
8. Thomas, of Maiden, co. York, d. 27

Feb. 1792, m. Barbara, da. of Guy,

esq., of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and had
issue, Barbara, m. the rev. Hugh Nanney,
vicar of Halfwhistle, co. Northimiberland.

Sir John d. 1721, and was succeeded by
his eldest son,

III. Sir WILLIAM, w. Anne, da. and
co-h. of William Ettrick, of Silksworth,



CO. Durham, and by her (who d. 12 Dec.
1760) had no issue. Sir William d. Sept.
1757, and was succeeded by his brother,

IV. Sir JOHN-LAMBERT, m. Anne, da.
of sir Nathaniel Hodges, of the city of
London, knt., widow of Charles Perkins,
esq., and by her (who d. 1762) had issue,

1. Sir William, .5th bart.

2. Thomas, d. 1772, wnn.

3. Elizabeth, m. Jacob Reison, esq.,
and rf. without issue.

4. Frances-Jory, m., 1770, sir George
Cooke, bart., of Wheatley, co. York. d.

5. John, mj. Catharine, da. of Amos
Thorne, esq., of Cork, and d. Nov. 1778,
leaving issue 4 sons and 6 das.

Sir John- Lambert d. 22 March 1768, and
was succeeded bv his son,

V. Sir WILLIAM, b. 6 June 1738, m.
Jane, only surviving da. and sole h. of Law-
rence Monck, esq., of Caenby, co. Lincoln,
and by her (who d. June 1794) had issue,

1. William-Lawkexce, b. 21 Feb. 1775,
d. 29 Nov. 1789.

2. Thomas-Ogle, b. 29 Jan. 1779, d. 10
March 1784.

3. Sir Charles-Miles-Lambert, pre-
sent bart.

4. Jane-Maria, 6. 16 Jan. 1782.

5. Isabella-Cecilia-Viviana, &. 30Oct.
1785, m., 8 April 1823, sir William-Bryan
Cooke, bart., of Wheatley, co. York.

Sir William d. 7 July 1795, and was suc-
ceeded by his only surviving son,

VI. Sir CHARLES-MILES-LAMBERT,
present bart.

Arms — See Plate 11. Argent, a chevron,
cheeky, or, and sable, between three tigers'
heads, erased, azure, collared and chained,
or.

Crest — A griffin, extended, azure, with
wings erect, or, erased at the loins, on a
mount vert.

Seat — Belsey Castle, co. Northumberland.



GRAHAM, of NoRTON-CoNYERS, CO. York.

17 Nov. 16G2.

Sir BELLINGHAM GRAHAM, Baronet, succeeded his father, sir
Bellinghani, 13 April 1790; born 3 Nov. 1789; married, 10 Nov. 1810,
Henrietta, 3d da. of the late George Hatch, of West- Hatch, co. Essex, esq.,

and by her (Avho f/. 9 Oct. 1830) has issue, 1. GEORGE-BELLING-

HAM, 6. 8 Jan. 1812; 2. Reginald, b. July 1814, d. May 1820;



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TANCRED.



3. Harriet, (only (la.,) m., 29 Oct. 1833, lieut.-col. Ashworth. Sir

Bellingham m., 2dly, 28 June 1831, Harriett, 3cl da. of rev. Robert Cot-
tam, deceased, and has issue, a Da., b. 9 May 1834.



For the earlier part of the genealogy of
this family see the title Graham of Eske,
created 1(!2!).

Sir Richard Graham, of Eske, 1st bart.
of that branch, had, besides his eldest son
and successor, sir George, a second son,

I. Sir RICHARD, who, for his services
to the royal cause during the rebellion, and
in consideration of the general loyalty of
his ancestors, was created a bart., 17 Nov.
1662, m. Elizabeth, da. of colonel Chichester
Fortescue, of Dromesken, in Ireland, knt.,
(son and h. of sir Faithful Fortescue, of
Fremilked, in Ireland, knt.,) by whom he
had issue,

1. Richard, d. without issue.

2. Chichester, m. the da. of

Tweng, esq., but d. without issue; his wi-
dow re-m. Tully, esq.

8. Sir Reginald, 2d bart.

4. Richard, m. a da. of William Cha-
loner, of Gisborough, co. York, esq.

5. Barbara, d. iinm.

6. Elizabeth, m. sir Robert Fenwick,
of Morpeth, co. Northumberland, bart.

7. Sl'san, m. the rev. dr. Younger, dean
of Sarum.

8. Mary, m. Mr. Fenwick.

9. Jane, m. the rev. James Musgrave, 3d
son of sir Richard M., bart.

10. Anne, m. Thomas Hesketh, esq.

Sir Richard was succeeded by his eldest sur-
viving son,

11. Sir REGINALD, who was page of
honour to king James 11., m., 1st, Frances,
da. and h. of Henry Bellingham, esq., by
whom he had issue,

1. Sir Bellingham, 3d bart.

2. Sir Reginald, 4th bart.

3. Richard.

He m., 2dly, Anne, da. of sir David Foulis,
bart., by whom he had no issue. Sir Regi-
nald d. 20 May 1728, and was succeeded by
his eldest son,

III. Sir BELLINGHAM, who rf. m«»i., 11
April 1730, and was succeeded by his next
brother,

IV. Sir REGINALD, m. a da. of colonel
Graham, aid-de-camp to John, duke of
Marlborough, by whom he had issue.



1. Sir Bellingham, 5th bart.

2. Reginald, capt. royal marines, m.
a da. of general Jackman, royal marines.

3. Mitchell, admiral R.N., d. 8 March
1795, m., 1st, another da. of the above ge-
neral Jackman ; and 2dly, Maria-Rebecca,
youngest da. of mrs. Mary Bowater, of
Hampton Court Palace, and by her had issue,

1. Maria.

2. John-Bellingham, captain royal ma-
rines.

.3. William, d.
Sir Reginald d. 4 Nov. 1755, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son,

V. Sir BELLINGHAM, m., 27 June

1763, a da. of Hudson, of Bridlington,

CO. York, esq., by whom (who d. 5 May
1767) he had issue,

1. A Da., b. April 1764, m., Aug. 1791,
Henry-Fulke Greville, esq.

2. Sir Bellingham, 6th bart.

3. Elizabeth, m. major-general John
Smith, and d. his widow, 15 Jan. 1826.

Sir Bellingham rf. 2 Oct. 1790, and was
succeeded by his only son,

VI. Sir BELLINGHAM, m. Priscilla, da,
of sir Charles Whitworth, knt., and sister
to Charles, earl Whitworth, G.C.B., by
whom (who re-m., Jan. 1800, Francis, 2(1
viscount Lake) he had issue,

1. Sir Bellingham, present bart.

2. Priscilla - Elizabeth, ?n., 1st, 11
April 1812, lieut.-col. Simon George New-
port, and 2dly, 15 March 1830, lieut.-col.
Bellingham-John Smith, eldest son of ma-
jor-general John Smith.

3. Caroline, m., Dec. 1813, Algernon
Greville, esq.

Sir Bellingham rf. 13 April 1796, and was
succeeded by his son,

VII. Sir BELLINGHAM, present bart.
Arms — See Plate 11. Or, on a chief, sable,

three escallop shells, of the first, a crescent
on a crescent for difference.

Crest— A pair of wings addorsed, gules,
charged with a crescent on a crescent for
difference.

Seats — Norton Conyers, in the North
Riding, and Kippax, in the West Riding,
CO. York.



TANCRED,



of BoROUGHBRiDGE, CO. York.



17 Nov. 1GG2.



Sir THOMAS TANCRED, Baronet, born 1780, succeeded his father,
sir Thomas, 1782; married, 25 April 1805, Henrietta, 2d da. of the rev.

Offley Crew, of JMuxton, co. Stafford, and has issue, 1. a SON, b. 16

Aug. 1808 ; 2. a Son, b. March 1811 ; 3. a Da., b. 17 Feb. 1812.



This family descended from Richard,
who, soon after the tloncpiest, was pos-
sessed of lands in Boroughbridgc, where
still remains the ancient family-house. The
name has been variously written, as Tanc-
kard. Tankard, Tankred, and Tancred,

I. Sir THOMAS, the 1st bart., m. Fran-
ces, da. and co-h. of Christopher Maltby,
esq., and was succeeded by his only son,

II. Sir WILLIAM, m., 1st, Dorothy, da.
and co-h. of Robert Wilde, esq., but she rf.
without issue ; and 2dly, Elizabeth, da. of
Charles, 2d son of sir Edward Waldgrave,
of Hever Castle, co. Kent, bart., (by Elea-



sir Thomas I.ovell, of East
Norfolk, knt.,) by whom he



nor, da. of
Ilarling, co.
had issue,

1. Wn-LiAM, rf. young.

2. Sir Thomas, .'kl bart.

3. c;harlks, m. Mary, da. of mr. Ste-
phen Waljxile, and left issue one son, Tho-
mas (who left issue Charles, and 3 other
sons).

4. William, rf. imm.

5. Walter.

6. Waldcjrave, ))(. Aletheia, da. of sir
Edward Blacket, bart., by whom he had no
issue.



BROOKE.



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Sir William was succeeded by his son,

III. Sir THOMAS, m. Elizabeth, da. of
William Messenger, of Fountain Abbey,
CO. York, esq., by whom he had issue,

1. WiLLiAM, d.'imm.

2. Thomas, d, young.

3. Sir Thomas, 4th bart.

4. James, d. young.

Sir Thomas d. 19 Jan. 1744, and was suc-
ceeded bv his only surviving son,

IV. Sir THOMAS, m. Judith, da. of
Petter Dallon, of Grenaston, co. Tipperary,
esq., by whom (who d. 1781) he had issue,

1. Sir Thomas, 5th bart.

2. William.

3. Charles, d. in his infancy.

4. Charles, in the army.

5. Barbara, m. Thomas Taylor, of
Comay, co. Durham, esq., and d, his wi-



dow, 21 March 1817.

6. &c. Eight other das.
Sir Thomas d. June 1759, and was succeeded
by his eldest son,

V, Sir THOMAS, m., Sept. 1776, Pene-
lope, da. of Thomas-Ashton Smith, of
St. Mary-la-bonne, esq., by whom he had
issue,

1. Sir Thomas, present bart.

2. William, R.N., d. on board the Sans
Pareil, in the West Indies, 1799.

Sir Thomas d. 1782, and was succeeded by
his son,

VI. Sir THOMAS, present bart.

Arms — See Plate 11. Argent, a chevron,
between three escallop shells, gules.

Crest — An olive tree, fructed, proper.

Seats — At Boroughbridge, co. York, and
Lyndhurst, New Forest, co. Hants.



BROOKE, of Norton Priory, co. Chester.

12 Dec. 1G62.

Sir RICHARD BROOKE, Baronet, born 18 Aug. 1785, succeeded his
father, sir Richard, in 1796 ; married, 4 Dec. 1809, Harriot, 2d da. of sir

Foster CunlilFe, bart., and by her (who d. 13 April 1825) had issue,

1. RICHARD, b. 13 Dec. 1814; 2. Thomas, b. 2 April 1816;

3. FoRSTER, 6. 5 Dec. 1817; 4. Arthur, b. 26 April 1819; 5.

Charles, b. 12 April 1825 ; 6. Mary, b. 30 Nov. 1810, w., 7 April

1831, Rowland-Eyles-Egerton Warburton, of Airley Hall, co. Chester,
esq.; 7. Harriot, b. 3 Nov. 1811 ; 8. Jessy, b. 1812, ra., 22 May

1832, the hon. Richard-Bootle Wilbraham, eldest son of lord Skelmersdale ;

9. Carolixe-Fraxces, b. 25 Dec. 1813, tw., 18 Nov. 1834, hon.

Arthur LascelleSj 5th son of the earl of Harewood ; 10. Clara-Emily,

b. 2 April 1821.



This ancient family, to use the words of
sir Peter Leycester, " is descended from
the Broiikes of Leighton, co. Chester, of
which family I find one Adam, Dominus
de Leighton, sub Henrico tertio, whose son
was styled William de la i?)-ooA-e, of Leighton,
(probably the William noticed by Canulen,
as master of Leighton in 1249,) and his son,
Richard, styled Ricardus de Doito, in an old
deed, 127(>, that is of the B/fKjAr, for doet in
French is a brook in English; and under
the said manor-house of Leighton a brook
runneth, from whence their posterity as-
sumed the surname of Del Brook. Thomas
Brook, of Leighton, the last of that family
in the direct line, d. about 1G52, very aged,
having issue 4 das. ; but he sold away the
reversion of his lands to the lady Mary
Cholmondeley, 6 Jacobi, lOOB, which after-
wards came to Francis Cholmotideley, of
Vale Royal, esq., who now enjoyeth the
same, KitiO."

Richard Brooke, a younger son of
Brooke of Leighton, purchased Norton
anno 1545. Third in descent from him was,

I. Sir HENRY, the 1st bart., m. Mary,
da. of Timothy Pusey, of Selston, co. Not-
tingham, by whom he had,

1. Sir Richard, 2d bart.

2. Henr\, m. Mary, da. and h. of Phihp
Prichard.

3. Pusey, living 1G66, m. Anne, da. of
Henry Legh, of High Legh, esq.

Sir Henry d. 1604, and was succeeded by
his son,

II. Sir RICHARD, m. Francisca-Posthu-
ma, (so called, being born after the death of
her father,) da. of Thomas Legh, son of
sir Peter Legh, knt.-banneret, by whom he



had,

1. Sir Thomas, 3d bart.

2. Henry, m. mrs. Hesketh, but d. with-
out issue.

3. Richard, a captain in the army.

4. George.

5. Legh, fellow of Brazenose College,
Oxford.

6. Mary, m. Randle Wilbraham, of
Townshend, near Namptwich, co. Chester,
esq.

7. Letitia, m. Henry Legh, esq.

8. Frances, m. Silvester Richmond,
gent.

9. Sarah, d, tmm.

Sir Richard d. Feb. 1709-10, and was suc-
ceeded bv his son,

III. Sir THOMAS, who was, during a
great part of the reign of queen Anne, go-
vernor of Chester Castle, »>;. Grace, da. of
Roger Wilbraham, of Townsend, near
Namptwich, co. Chester, esq., and by her
had,

1. Richard, d. in the lifetime of his
father 1720, leaving, by Margaret, the da.
of John Hill, esq., 1 son, sir Richard, 4th
bart.

2. Thomas, rector of St. Marj^'s in Ches-
ter, and vicar of Walton, co. Lancaster.

3. Henry, D.C.L., king's professor of
civil law in the university of Oxford.

4. Roger; 5. Pisey.

fi. John, who, by Eleanor, relict of sir
Holland Egerton, bart., and da. of sir Roger
Cave, bart., had 1 da., Frances.

7. Frances; 8. Alice, who both d.
young.

9. Elizabeth-Alicia, 7n. Roger Wil-
braham, esq., d, 1737.



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Sir Thomas was succeeded by his grand-
son,

IV. Sir RICHARD, m. Frances, only
da. of Thomas Patten, of Bank, co. Lan-
caster, esq., by whom he had,

1. Sir Richard, .5th bart.

2. Thomas, of Church Minshull, co.
Chester, m. Margaret, the youngest da. of
sir Robert Cunlitfe, bart., by whom (who
d. his widow 16 Dec. 1826) he had,

1. Henry.

2. Frances, m. rev. Charles Luxmoore.

3. Emily, m., 9 July 1825, Henry Shiff-
ner, esq., R.N., eldest son of sir George
Shiffner, bart.

4. Harriet, m. Robert-Townley Parker,
of Cuerden Hall, co. Lancaster, esq.

Also another Henry, and Thomas, who
d. young.

3. Margaret, m., 1782, the rev. Thomas
Blackburne, D.C.L., brother to John Black-
burne, sometime M.P. for Lancaster.

4. Letitia, m. William Assheton, of
Cundale and Downham, esq.



5. Frances, m., 1783, Robert Denison,
of Kilorwick Percy, co. York.

Sir Richard d. 1781, and was succeeded
by his eldest son,

V. Sir RICHARD, m. Mary, 2d da. of
sir Robert Cunliffe, (and sister to his bro-
ther's wife,) by whom he had,

1. Sir Richard, present bart.

2. Thomas, b. 1784.

3. Robert, who d. in 1802.

4. Louisa, d. young.

5. Charlottk-Frances.

6. Mary; 7. Harriet, both d. young.
8. Mary, m., 27 March 1822, sir James-

Milles Riddel, of Ardnamurchen, bart.

Sir Richard d. 1796, and was succeeded by
his eldest son,

VL Sir RICHARD, present bart.

Arms — See Plate 11. Or, a cross, en-
grailed, per pale, gules and sable.

Crest — A brock or badger, proper.

Seat — At Norton Priory, co. Chester, four
miles from Warrington, and ten from Ches-
ter.



D'OYLY, (formerly D'OYLEY,) of Shottisham, co. Norfolk.

29 July 16G3.

Sir CHARLES D'OYLY, Baronet, in the civil service of the East
India Company, a senior Merchant and senior IMember of the Board of
Customs at Calcutta ; succeeded his father, sir John-Hadley, in Jan. 1818 ;
married miss Greer.



I. Sir WILLIAM, the 1st bart., was
knighted by Charles II., for his gallant be-
haviour in the service of Gustavus Adol-
phus, of Sweden, and was among the most
zealous for the king's restoration. He jh.

Margaret, da. of Randall, esq., of Pul-

hara, CO. Norfolk, by whom he had,

1. Sir William, 2d bart.

2. Edmund; 3. Charles.

4. Catharine, m. Edward Stafford, of
Marlwood, co. Gloucester, esq.



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