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June 27, 1667. School, Felstead. Matric. 1685; B.A. 1688-9;
M.A. 1692. Ord. deacon (London) Dec. 20, 1691; priest, May
23, 1692. R. of Gt Holland, Essex, 1692-1725. Chaplain to
the Duke of Schomberg and Leinster. R. of Easthorpe, Essex,
1703-25. Died July 17, 1725. Buried at H. Trin. M.I.
(PeiU, 11. 97.)

BRASIER, THOMAS. Adm. sizar at Queens', Sept. 14, 1595.
Of Herefordshire.

BRASS, JAMES. Matric. sizar from Christ's, Easter, 1554.

BRASSE, RALPH. Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter, 1567
(?and again, Easter, 1568); B.A. from Clare, 1571-2, as
Bressey.

BRASS, THOMAS. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Peterhouse, Apr 26,
1679. S. of William, of Flass and Broome, Durham. School,
Durham. Became FelL-Com. May 27, 1681. Matric. 1679;
M.A. 1682 (Com. Reg.). Of Flass, Durham. (T. A. Walker,

BRASSELEY, ANTHONY JAMES. Adm. at Corpus Christi,

1697. B. in France. Matric. Michs. 1697; LL.B. 1715. Ord.

priest (Lincoln) Mar. 13, 1714-5. R. of Sedgebrook and East

Allington, Lines., 1715.
BRASSIE or BRESSY, EDMUND. Matric. pens, from Emmanuel,

Michs. 1586. Perhaps of Brentford, Middlesex, adm. at

Gray's Inn, May 17, 1588.
BRASSY or BRESSY, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Sidney,

Feb. 27, 162 1-2. S. of Edmund, gent. B. at Maldon, Beds.

School, Walshamstead, Bucks, (private). Matric. 1622; B.A.

1625-6; M.A. 1629.
BRASSEY, RALPH. Adm. at Kino's, a scholar from Eton,

Aug. 31, 1530. Of Bunbury, Cheshire.
BRASSEY, RICHARD. Matric. sizar from Trinity Hall, Michs.

1547, impubes.
BRASSIE, ROBERT. Adm. at King's (age 17) a scholar from

Eton, Feb. 19, 1525-6. B. at Bunbury, Cheshire. B.A.

1529-30; M.A. 1533; B.D. 1541; D.D. 1557. Fellow, 1529.

Provost, 1556-8. Vice-Chancellor, I557-8- V. of Prescot,

Lanes., 1541-58. R. of Hadstock, Essex, 1557-8. Died

Nov. 10, 1558. Brass in King's College Chapel. (Cooper, 1.

182; hi. 73.)
BRASSEY, THOMAS. Matric. sizar from Trinity Hall, Michs.

1547.
BRASTON, RICHARD. B.A. 1480-1.
BRATHWAITE, see BRANTHWAITE.



Bray, William

BRATTELL, DANIEL Scholar of Trinity, June 22, 1652, from

Westminster. Of Middlesex. B.A. 1655-6; M.A. 1659; B.D.

1667; D.D. 1681. Fellow, 1658; ejected, but restored, 1660.

Signs for priest's orders (London) Mar. 8, 1665-6. R. of

Cheadle, Staffs., 1673-7. R. of Loughton, Bucks., 1681.

Died Feb. 5, 1694-5, aged 63. Buried in the College Chapel.

M.I. there. Will (V.C.C.) 1695. (Le Neve, Mon., v. 158.)
BRATTELL, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Trinity, July 3, 1665.
BRAUNT, RICHARD. M.A. 1488.
BRAWLERD, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 15) at Pembroke, Apr.

20, 1650. S. of Mark, of Ipswich. Matric. 1650; B.A. 1653-4.

Ord. deacon and priest (Norwich) Sept. 1661. Probably R.

of Carlton Colville, Suffolk, 1657-70.
BRAWNE, HUGH. Adm. FelL-Com. (age 16) at Pembroke,

May 7, 1661. S. of Sir Richard, Knt., of ' Allscott,' Gloucs.

Buried at Little St Mary's, Cambridge, Apr. x6, 1662.
BRAWNE or BROWN, JOHN M.A. i626(Incorp. from Oxford).

If Brown, 'of Surrey; eq. aur.fil.; matric (Oxford) May 3,

1621, age 17; B.A. 1622; M.A. 1625': but the signature

seems ' Brawne.' Probably s. of Sir Hugh Brawne, of New-

ington, Surrey, and Alscott, Gloucs. (Bloom, Preston-on-

Stour.)
BRAWN, JOHN, M.A. from St John's, 1682. S. of John, clerk,

deceased. B. at Saintbury, Gloucs. Bapt. there, Feb. 4, 1655.

Matric. at University College, Oxford, Jan. 21, 1675-6, age

18; B.A. (Oxford) 1679. Ord. deacon and priest (Gloucester)

Jan. 7, 1679-80. Succeeded his father as R. of Saintbury,

16S0. Buried there Sept. 24, 1736.
BRAWNE, RICHARD. M.A. 1675 (Lit. Reg.).

BRAXFIELD, . A friar. D.D. 1477-8.

BRAXTON, JOHN. M.A. 1587 (Incorp. from Oxford). Of

Hampshire. Matric. (from Balliol College, Oxford) May 2,

1581, age 17; B.A. 1583-4; M.A. 1586.
BRAY, EDWARD. Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter, 1624.

One of these names, s. and h. of Owen, of Chobham, Surrey,

Esq., was adm. at Gray's Inn, Feb. 17, 1626-7. Age 15 in

1623. (Vis. of Surrey, 1623.)
BRAY, GEORGE. Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 17) at Christ's, Apr. 1 1,

1640. S. of Thomas. B. in London. School, Castle Camps,

Cambs. Matric. 1640; Created M.A. (Oxford) Feb. 21,

1642-3. Probably s. and h. of Thomas, of Barnby-on-Don,

Yorks., Esq., adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Mar. 1, 1641-2. Will

(Court of Delegates) 1671-2. (Al. Oxon.; J. Ch. Smith.)
BRAY, GILES. Matric. Fell.-Com. from Magdalene, Easter,

1629; B.A. 1631-2. Perhaps s. of Edmond, of Barrington,

Gloucs. If so, died 1642. (Essex Pedigrees.)
BRAY, JOHN. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, June 23, 1675. Of

Montgomeryshire. Matric. 1675; B.A. 1679-80.
BRAY, JOSHUA Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, June 24, 1654.

Of Cambridgeshire. Matric. 1654; B.A. 1657-8; M.A. 1665.

R. of Thundersley, Essex, 1663-76. Buried there Aug. 2,

1676. Will (Comm. C. Essex).
BRAY, REGINALD. High Steward of the University before

1503.
BRAYE, RICHARD. Matric pens, from Peterhouse, Michs.

1576.
BRAYE, RICHARD. Matric. Fell.-Com. from Magdalene,

Easter, 1628. Perhaps of Arley, Warws., adm. at the Inner

Temple, 1631. Barrister, 1639.
BRAY, SAMUEL Adm. sizar (age 17) at St John's, Feb. 19,

1663-4. S. of Thomas, tailor, of Islington, Middlesex. B.

there. School, Islington. Matric. 1664; B.A. 1667-8. Ord.

deacon (Lincoln) Apr. 7, 1668, C. of Islington ; priest (London)

June, 1669. R. of Sullington, Sussex, 1668.
BRAY, WILLIAM Matric. pens, from Trinity, Easter, 1613;

B.A. from Christ's, 1616-7; M.A. 1620; B.D. 1631-2 (Lit.

Reg.) ; D.D. 1639. Ord. deacon (Lichfield) Sept. 1620; priest,

Sept. 1621. R. of St Ethelburga, London, 1632-3. Preb. of

St Paul's, 1632. V. of St Martin-in-the-Fields, 1633-42;

sequestered. R. of East Horsley, Surrey. Chaplain to

Archbishop Laud. V. of Chaldon-Herring, Dorset, 1634-9.

Preb. of Canterbury, 1638-44. Said to have died abroad in

1644. (D.N.B.;Peile, 1. 294.)
BRAY, WILLIAM Adm. pens, at Trinity, Mar. 6, 1637-8.

BRAY, WILLIAM Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Apr. 10, 1672
Of Cheshire. Matric. 1674; B.A. 1675-6; M.A. 1688. Incorp.
at Oxford, 1684. R. of Upminster, Essex, 1686-9. Perhaps
V. of Blackley, Lanes., 1677-83. Will proved (Consist. C.
London) 1689; R. of Upminster.

BRAY, . B.A. 1476-7. A William Bray was V. of Chatteris,

1484-90. Possibly Sir Reginald Bray, who was High Steward
some time before 1503. See above.

BRAY (? BRAG), . Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Easter, 1621.

BRAYMONGER, . B.A. 1478.



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Brayne, Christopher

BRAYNE or BRAINE, CHRISTOPHER. Matric. sizar from

King's, Lent, 1691-3; B.A. 1695-6.
BRAYNE, EDWARD. Adm. pens, at Corpus Christi, 1565.

Matric. Michs. 1568; B.A. 1578-9; M.A. 158a. V. of Grant-

chester, Cambs., 1572-1613, where he carefully transcribed

the old register. Died May 14, 1613. Buried at Grantchester.

(Masters-Lamb, 442.)
BRAINE, JOHN. Scholar at King's Hall, 1454-61. One of

these names V. of Aesclingham (in Frendsbury, Kent) 1462.
BRAYNE, JOHN. Matric. sizar from Peterhouse, Easter, 1604 ;

B.A. 1608-9. Ord. priest (Peterb.) Mar. 20, 1613-4.
BRAYNE, NATHANIEL Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1569.
BRAYNE, NATHANIEL Matric. sizar from King's, c. 1593.

Migrated to Corpus Christi. B.A. 1596-7; M.A. 1600.
BRAYNE, THOMAS. Matric. sizar from Corpus Christi, Michs.

1571. Of Cambridgeshire. B.A. 1582-3. Ord. deacon

(Lincoln) ; priest (Ely) Apr. 1, 1578 ; of Grantchester, Cambs.

(? curate). C. of Aswardby, Lines. R. of Comberton, Cambs.,

1580. V. of Gt Chesterford, Essex, 1600.
'BRAYNER,' HENRY. Matric. pens, from Jesus, Easter, 1631.

(Mistake for Beauvoir; whom see.)
BREAMER, GEORGE. B.A. 1673, incorp. from St Albans Hall,

Oxford. S. of Thomas, of Cublington, Bucks., clerk. Matric.

at Oxford, Mar. 30, 1669, age 17; B.A. 1672; M.A. 1675. R. of

Cublington, Bucks., 1682. (Al. Oxon.)
BREARCLIFFE, EDWARD. Matric. sizar from Jesus, c. 1597.

B. at Northope in Lindsey, Lines. B.A. 1600-1; M.A. 1611.
Ord. deacon (London) June 10; priest, Sept. 25, 1609, age 24.

C. of East Wickham, Kent.

BRERECLIFFE, JOHN. Adm. sizar at Sidney, Oct. 1509. B. in
Yorkshire. B.A. 1603-4; M.A. 1607. Ord. priest (Lincoln)
Feb. 21, 1607-8. V. of Collingham, Yorks., 1616.

BREARCLIFFE, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 18) at St John's,

June 7, 1728. S. of , husbandman, of Yorks. B. at

Huddersfield. School, Bradford. Matric. 1728; B.A. 1731-2.
Ord. deacon (York) June 4, 1732; priest, Aug. 5, 1733. R. of
Todwick, Yorks., 1733-6. V. of Skipwith. V. of White
Chapel, Yorks., 1732-6. Died 1736. {Scott-Mayor, m. 417.)

BREARCLIFE, RICHARD. Adm. sizar at Pembroke, 1627.
Matric. 1627; B.A. 1630-1; M.A. 1634. V. of Buckden,
Hunts., 1641.

BREARECLIFFE, SAMUEL. Adm. sizar (age 16) at St John's,
May 20, 1641. S. of William (1598), V. of North Cave, Yorks.

B. there. School, South Cave (private). Matric. 1641; B.A.
1645-6; M.A. 1649. Fellow, t 64 7. Brotherof Stephen (1647).
Probably minister at Stangrave, Yorks. Will (P.C.C.) 1658.
(J. Ch. Smith.)

BRIERCLIFFE, SAMUEL Adm. pens, (age 19) at Trinity,
June 7, 1705. S. of Samuel, of Darrington, Yorks. School,
Westminster. Matric. 1705-6; Scholar, 1706; B.A. 1708-9.
Ord. deacon (London) June 19, 1709; priest, Sept 24, 1710.

C. at Hatfield. Chaplain to the Hon. East India Company, at
Fort William, 1713. Died at Calcutta, Aug. 1717. (H. B.
Hyde, Annals of Bengal.)

BREARCLIFF, STEPHEN. Adm. sizar (age 17) at St John's,
Apr. 27, 1647. S. of William, minister, of North Cave, Yorks.
B. there. School, Pocklington, Yorks. Matric. 1648; B.A.
1650-1; M.A. 1656. Perhaps R. of Brantingham, Yorks.,
and father of William (1683). Brother of Samuel (1641).

BREERCLIFFE, WILLIAM. Matric. sizar from Jesus, Michs.
1598; B.A. 1601-2; M.A. 1605. V. of North Cave, Yorks.,
1606-44. Died 1644. Father of the above and Samuel (1641).

BREERCLIFF, WILLIAM. Adm. sizar (age 16) at Sidney, May
17, 1683. 1st s. of Stephen (? 1647), R. of Brantingham,
Yorks. Schools, EUougb ton and Holden. Matric. 1683; B.A.
1686-7.

BREAREY, CHRISTOPHER SPENCER. Adm. pens, at Jesus,
July 1, 1728. S. of Samuel (1688), R. of Middleton, Yorks.
Bapt. at Belfrey's, York, Feb. 4, 1710-1. Matric. 1728.
Succeeded his father as R. of Middleton -on-the-Wolds, Yorks.,
«735-84. Died Dec. 31, 1787, aged 78. Will (York) 1788.

BREAREY, HENRY. Adm. pens, at Jesus, Feb. 3, 1696-7.
S. of William (1661), LL.D., of Yorks. Matric. 1697; Scholar,
1697; B.A. 1700-1; M.A. 1704. Ord. deacon (London) Feb.
17. 1705-6; priest (Ely) Dec. 21, 1707. R. of Boxworth,
Cambs., 1708. Brotherof William (1697). [F.M.G., 781.)

BREEREY, SAMUEL Adm. pens, (age 15) at Sidney, Oct. 3,
1651. S. of Samuel, merchant. B. at York. School, York.
Matric. 165a, as 'Preery'; M.B. 1657. Preb. of Southwell,
1678-1704
BREAREY, SAMUEL Adm. pens, at Jesus, Apr. 13, 1688.
Of Yorkshire. S. of Christopher, of York. Matric. 1688;
Scholar, 1600; B.A. 1691-4; M.A. 1695: D.D. 1719. Fellow,
1695-1707. Married, in the College CEapel, Nov. 4, 1707,
Lettlce Spencer, of Cambridge. C. of Harlton, Cambs., 1697-

V. A. C.



Breese, Christopher

1707. R. of Middleton, Yorks., 1706-35. R. of S. Dalton.
Preb. of York, 1722-36. Died Jan. 15, 1735-6, aged 65.
Buried in York Minster. Father of Christopher (1728).
(A. Gray.)

BREARY, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, (age 15) at Sidney, May 7,
1647. S. and h. of Christopher, merchant. B. at York.
School, York. Matric. 1647. Died without issue. {Vis. of
Yorks., 1665.)

BREEREY, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Sidney, Apr. 19,
1661. S. of Henry, gent. B. at York. School, York. Matric.
1661; B.A. 1664-5; LL.D. 1674 [Lit. Reg.). Adm. at Gray's
Inn, May 27, 1665. Archdeacon of East Riding, 1675-1701.
R. of Adel, Yorks., 1677-1701. R. of Guiseley, 1677-1701.
Preb. of York, 1690. Buried at St John's, York, Mar. 9,
1701-2. Father of Henry (1696-7) and William (1697).

BREAREY, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, at Jesus. Feb. 3, 1696-7.
S. of William (1661) LL.D., of Yorks. Matric. 1697; Scholar,
1697; B.A. 1700-1. Admon. (York) 1752. Brother of Henry
(1696-7).

BREARLY, JAMES. Adm. pens, at Jesus, May 14, 1667, from
Emmanuel (three years' residence there). Of Rochdale,
Lanes. School, Manchester. Matric. 1664; Scholar, 1668;
B.A. 1667-8; M.A. 1671. Fellow, 1671-9. Incorp. at Oxford,
1675. Ord. deacon (Ely) Sept. 24, 1670. Died Sept. 20, 1679.
(Mum ford, Manchester Gr. Sch.)

BRIARLEY, JAMES. Adm. pens, (age 22) at Christ's, June 9,
1670. S. of James. B. at Nantwich, Cheshire. School,
Bunbury. Matric. 1670; B.A. 1673-4. Buried May 12, 1682.
(Manchester Parish Reg.)

BREARLEY, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 15) at Christ's, Feb. 12,
1639-40. S. of Roger, P.C. of Grindleton-in-Craven, near
Clitheroe. B. at Clitheroe, Lanes. School, Wakefield. Matric.
1640.

BREARLEY, RICHARD. Adm. sizar (age 18) at Christ's, May
2, 1660. S. of Richard. B. at Rochdale, Lanes. School,
Rochdale. Matric. 1660; B.A. 1663.

BREARLEY, BRERELY or BRIERLEY, ROGER. Adm. sizar
(age 21) at Magdalene, Mar. 30, 1652. S. of Roger, clerk,
deceased, late of Burnley, Lanes. School, Wakefield. Matric.
1652. For the father see D.N. B.

BRIERLEY, SAMUEL. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, 1623.
Matric. Easter, 1624.

BREERLY, THOMAS. M.A. 1460-1.

BREARLEY, WILLIAM. Matric. sizar from Magdalene, July,
1629. Of Lancashire. B.A. 1631-2; M.A. from Christ's, 1635.
Fellow of Christ's, 1635-44; ejected. Taxor, 1641. R. of
Clipstone, Northants., 1644. (Peile, 1. 396.)

BRECKNOCK, JAMES. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Easter,
1622; B.A. 1624-5. Probably s. of Roger, of Hucknall
Torkard, Notts. B. 1602. Ord. priest (Norwich) June ifi,
1633. V. of Spondon, Derbs. Died 1674.

BRECKNOCK, JAMES. Adm. sizar (age 19) at St John's,
Oct. 30, 1663. S. of James (above), clerk, of Kegworth,
Leics. B. there Oct. 12, 1641. Matric. 1664; B.A. 1667-8;
M.A. 1671. V. of Weston, Lines. Died Apr. 1, 1691. (Lines.
Pedigrees.)
BRECKNOKE, ROGER. Adm. sizar (age 18) at St John's,
June 7,1666. S. of James (1622), of Spondon, Derbs. B. there.
Matric. 1667; B.A. 1669-70. Ord. priest (Lincoln) Sept. 24,
1671. V. of Digby, Lines., 1672.
BRECKNOCK, THOMAS. Matric. sizar from King's, Michs.

1650; B.A. 1654-5; M.A. 1658.
BRECKNOCK, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Clare, July 10, 1710.

B. at Thorney, Isle of Ely.
BREDNAM, ANDREW, see LACY.

BREDSAL, . B.A. 1490-1.

BREEDEN, WILLIAM. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Easter,

1578.
BREEDON, ZACHEUS. M.A. from Emmanuel, 1611. Of Buck-
inghamshire. Matric. (from Trinity College, Oxford) Mar.
30, 1604, age 16; B.A. 1607; B.D. 1619. Signs as Minister
of Woburn, Beds., 1613-34. R. of Crougbton, Northants.,
1631. Obtained a grant of arms, 1662. Buried at Croughton,
July 9, 1663. M.I. Perhaps father of the next. (Al.
Oxon.)
BREEDON, ZACHEUS. M.A. 1658 (Incorp. from Oxford]
Probably son of above. Matric. (from Trinity College, Oxford)
May 12, 1651; B.A. 1654-3; M.A. 1657. R. al S. Moreton,
Berks., 1660; and of Bright Waltham, 1666. V. of Folkton,
Yorks., 1684. (Al. Oxon.)
BREESE, CHRISTOPHER, tee BRICE

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Breese, John

BREESE, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Caius, Apr. 3, 1712.
S. of Thomas, gent., of Elvedon, Suffolk. B. at Barnham,
Norfolk. School, Pepper Harrow, Surrey (private). Ma trie.
1713; Scholar, 1713-9; B.A. 1716-7; M.A. 1720. Fellow,
1719-29. Ord. deacon (London) 1720; priest (London) Feb. 18,
1721-2. R. of Hingham, Norfolk, 1728-50; of Bixton, 1731-
50. Died July 4, 1750. M.I. at Hingham. Admon. (Norf.
archd. C). (Venn, 1. 526.)

BRELSFORD or BRILSEFORD, HUGH. Adm. pens, at Em-
manuel, June 4, 1641. Matric. 1641.

BRELSFORTH, WILLIAM. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Easter,
1584; B.A. 1587-6, as Brelsford.

BREME or BRAEM, MARTIN. Matric. Fell. -Com. from Corpus
Christi, Easter, 1551; B.A. 1551-2. A German. Amanu-
ensis to Martin Bucer; after whose death he resided in
Corpus Christi with Matthew Parker. (Masters.)

BREMYS, JOHN. Adm. at King's, a scholar from Eton, 1449.

BRENDE, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, July 3, 1650.
Of Surrey.

BRENDE, WILLIAM. Matric. pens, from Queens', Miens. 1571.
Will of one of these names (P.C.C.) 1610; of Blechingley,
Surrey, gent. (J. Ch. Smith.)

BRENGHAM, . B.Civ. or Can.L. 1484-5.

BRENNYNGE, JOHN. Matric. pens, from Christ's, Michs. 1569.

BRERER, TRUST. Matric. pens, from St John's, Michs. 1562.

BRERES, ALEXANDER Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter,
1617. Perhaps s. and h. of John, of Marton, Lanes., gent.,
adm. at Gray's Inn, Mar. 9, 1614-5; or s. of Edmond,
of Brockhall, Lanes., age 12 in 1613. (Vis. of Lanes., 1613.)

BREERES, AUGUSTINE. Adm. sizar at Trinity, Mar. 26, 1642.
Matric. 1642.

BRERERS, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Oct. 29, 1620.
Matric. 1621 ; B.A. 1624-5 ; M.A. 1628. Ord. deacon (Peterb.)
June 8; priest, June 9, 1628. Perhaps P.C. of Padiham,
Lanes., 1639.

BRERES, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 18) at St John's, May 31,
1655. S. of John, clerk, of Bolton, Lanes. B. there. School,
Burnley, Lanes. Matric. 1655; B.A. 1658-9. Perhaps V. of
Chorley, Lanes., c. 1665.

BRERETON, ANDREW. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Caius, June 22,
1631. S. of William, gent., of Caistor by Norwich. B. at
Brooke, Norfolk. School, Ameringhall. Matric. 163 1; Scholar,
1633-5; B.A. 1634-5. Probably buried at Caistor either in
1678 or 1688. (Venn, 1. 302; Vis. of Norfolk, 1664.)

BRERETON, BURKE. Adm. scholar (age 17) at Sidney, June 3,
1689. Only s. of Randall (1650), gent., deceased, of London.
School, private. Died of small-pox July, 1689. Buried in the
College Chapel.

BRERETON, EDWARD. Adm. pens, (age 18) at St John's, Aug.
11,1686. S. of Edward, Esq. B.atBorrowash, Derbs. School,
St Paul's. Matric. 1686. Adm. at the Inner Temple, 1689.

BRYERTON, HENRY. Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter,
1579-

BRERETON, HENRY. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Easter, 1617;
B.A. 162c— 1 ; M.A. 1624. One of these names, s. of John, of
London, gent., was adm. at Gray's Inn, Feb. 7, 1619-20.
One of these names matric. from Brasenose College, Oxford,
Mar. 28, 1617.

BRERETON, JOHN. B.A. from Magdalene, 1573-4; M.A. from
St John's, 1578. Perhaps R. of Sutton-in-the-Marsh, Lines.,
till 1582. Died 1582.

BREERETON, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Caius, Jan. 17,
1588-9. S. of Cuthbert, citizen of Norwich. School, Norwich.
Matric. 1589; Scholar, 1588-96; B.A. 1592-3; M.A. 1596.
Ord. deacon and priest (Norwich) 1598. C. of Lawshall,
Suffolk. R. of Brightwell, 1619. Clearly therefore, not the
Virginian explorer, as in D.N.B., following Cooper.

BRERETON, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Sidney, Sept. 1598.
Matric. 1598. Benefactor to Sidney. Perhaps knighted;
King's Serjeant, Ireland. (Fuller's English Worthies.)

BRERETON, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 16) at St John's, June 2,
1659. S. of John, of Nantwich, Cheshire. B. there. School,
Nantwich. Matric. 1660; B.A. 1662-3; M.A. 1666. Perhaps
P.C. of Blackley, Lanes., 1688-9 and V. of St Mary,
Beverley, 1672-6.

BRERETON, JOHN. Adm. Fell. -Com. (age 18) at Christ's,
Aug. 13, 1664. S. of William, 3rd Baron Brereton, of Leigh-
lin. B. at Brereton, Cheshire. School, Stortford. Succeeded
his father as 4th Baron Brereton, 1679. Died 1718. (Peile,
1. 613; G.E.C. According to G.E.C. he was born Dec. 2,
and bapt. Dec. 4, 1659.

BRERETON, JOSEPH. Adm. sizar at Queens', Nov. 21, 1735.
Of Suffolk. Matric. 1736; LL.B. 1744. Ord. deacon (Win-
chester, Lift. dim. from Norwich) Dec. 1743; priest (Norwich)
Sept. 1744. V. of Acton, Cheshire, 1745-8. Died 1748.



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BRERETON, OWEN (afterwards OWEN SALUSBURY). Adm.
pens, (age 19) at Trinity, June 17, 1734. S. of Thomas, of
Shotwick Park, Cheshire. B. in London. School, West-
minster. Matric. 1734; Scholar, 1735. Adm. at Lincoln's Inn,
Dec. 13, 1734. Called to the bar, 1738. Recorder of Liver-
pool, 1742-98. Bencher of Lincoln's Inn, 1763. Constable of
Flint Castle, 1775. M.P. for Ilchester, 1775-80. F.R.S. 1762.
F.S.A. 1763. Antiquary. Died Sept. 8, 1798, at Windsor.
Buried in St George's Chapel. (D.N.B.; Al. Westmon., 310.)

BRERETON, RANDALL. Adm. at Sidney, 1650. S. of Randall,
Esq., of St Andrew's, Middlesex. Adm. at Gray's Inn, Nov. 6,
1651. Father of Burke (1689).

BRERETON, ROBERT. Adm. pens, (age 18) at Trinity, Nov. 8,
1735- S. of Thomas, of London. School, Westminster.
Matric. 1735; Scholar, 1737; LL.B. (Lambeth) 1750. V. of
Northop, Flints., 1747. P.C. of St Nicholas, Liverpool, 1750.
Died Oct. 5, 1784.

BRERETON, THEOPHILUS. Adm. at King's, (age 16) a scholar
from Eton, Sept. 2, 1637. 3rd s. of Theophilus, of City of
London, Esq. Matric. 1637. Left in 1640. Adm. at Lincoln's
Inn, June 22, 1640. (Vis. of Surrey, 1623.)

BRIERTON, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Lent, 1577-
8. One Thomas Brerton, of Norwich, adm. at Gray's Inn,
from Staple Inn, Apr. 30, 1583.

BRERETON, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, June 18,
1587. Matric. 1587.

BRERETON, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from King's, Easter,
1677. '

BRERETON, WILLIAM. Scholar at King's Hall, 1484.
Resided till his death. Will proved (V.C.C.) 1522.

BRERETON, WILLIAM. B.Can.L. c. 1512,

BRIERTON, WILLIAM. Adm. FelL-Com. at Emmanuel, Mar.
10, 1599-1600. Probably s. and h. of William, of Honford,
Cheshire. Age 16 in 1600. Died Feb. 18, 1610. (Ormerod,
in. 644.)

BREERTON, WILLIAM. Adm. sizar at Jesus, July 7, 1679.
Of Staffordshire. Matric. 1680; Scholar, 1683; B.A. 1683-4.
Perhaps V. of Meerbrook, Staffs., 1687-1716. Died 1716.

BRERETON, WILLIAM. Adm. at King's, a scholar from Eton,
1745. B. at Bray, Berks. Matric. Lent, 1745-6; B.A. 1749-
50; M.A. 1753. Fellow, 1749. R. of Cottesmore, Rutland.
R. of Pickwell, Leics., 1779. Archdeacon of Stafford, 1782.
Preb. of Lichfield, 1784. Died Jan. 5, 1812, aged 86.
(Nichols, 11. 770.)

BRERETON, . A monk. B.D. 1505-6.

BRERTON, . Matric. pens, from Magdalene, Easter, 1544.

BRESSY, see BRASSY.

BRETHERTON, LAURENCE University Bedell, c. 1485.
(Stokes, Bedells, 68.)

BRETHERTON, LEIGH. Adm. sizar (age 16) at Caius, May 4,
1650. S. of John, gent., of Newton, Lanes. B. there. Schools,
Winwick and Burtonwood. Matric. 1650, as ' Hugh ' ; Scholar,
1650-2. (Venn, 1. 378; Vis. of Lanes., 1664.)

BRETLAND, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 17) at St John's, July 9,
1647. S. of John, gent., of Mottram, Cheshire. B. there.
Bapt. May 2, 1630. School, Chester. Adm. at Gray's Inn,
Feb. 1, 1646-7. Buried at Mottram, Apr. 22, 1658. (J. Fos-
ter, Gray's Inn.)

BRETLAND, THOMAS. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, Aug. 31,
1633. Of Derbyshire. Matric. 1634; B.A. 1637-8.

BRETLAND, WILLIAM. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, Feb. 2,
1594-5- Matric. c. 1595.

BRETT, DANIEL. Adm. sizar at Corpus Christi, 1670. Of
Suffolk. Matric. 1670; B.A. 1673-4; M.A. 1677. Incorp. at
Oxford, 1677. Ord. deacon (Norwich) Aug. 1675; priest,
Mar. 1679-80. V. of Hockham, Norfolk, 1682-90. P.C. of
Breckles, 1689.

BRETT, EDWARD. Matric. sizar from Clare, Easter, 1631;
B.A. 1633-4; M.A. 1637.

BRETT, FERDINANDO. Matric. Fell.-Com. from Emmanuel,
Michs. 1615. 'Ford' Brett, s. and h. of Stephen, of New
Romney, Kent, was adm. at Gray's Inn, Nov. 18, 1616.

BRETT, GEORGE. Mus.B. from Trinity, 1610.

BRET, HENRY. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Easter, 1607.

BRETT, JAMES. Matric. pens, from Clare, Michs. 1566. One
of these names, adm. at the Middle Temple, 1572; s. and h.
of John, of Somersham, Hunts., gent. Will (P.C.C.) 1578.

BRETT, JAMES. Matric. pens, from Jesus, Michs. 1583.

BREETE, JOHN. Matric. pens, from Clare, Easter, 1566.

BRET, JOHN. Matric. pens, from Trinity, Easter, 1606.

BRETT, JOHN. Matric. pens, from Trinity Hall, Easter, 1647.
One of these names, s. and h. of John, of Hawkhurst, Kent,
gent., was adm. at Gray's Inn, Mar. 1, 1646-7.



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BRETT, JOHN. Incorp. M.A. 1660, from Wadham College,
Oxford. Matric. there, June 24, 1653; B.A. (Oxford) 1655-6;
M.A. 1658. Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, 1657-61.
Died Aug. 1678. (Al. Oxon.)

BRETT, JOHM. Adm. FelL-Com. at St Catharine's, Oct. 28,
1663. One of these names, s. and h. of Thomas, of Snave,
Roaanev, Kent, age 18 in 1663. Adm. at the Inner Temple,
1666. OfTenterden. (Vis. of Kent.)

BRETT, JOHN, Adm. sizar at Jesus, July 5,1720. B. in London,
1701. Matric. 1722; B.A. 1723-4; M.A. 1745- Ord. deacon
(Ely) Dec. 20, 1724 (List, dim. from Chichester); priest, Dec.
19, 1725. R. of Barnston, Essex, 1745- V. of Asheldam, 1745.
Perhaps V. of Cobham, Surrey, 1729-45.

BRETT, JOSEPH. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Caius, Mar. 22,
1682-3. S. of Joseph, weaver, of Norwich. B. there. School,
Norwich. Matric. 1683; Scholar, 1683; B.A. 1686-7; M.A.
1691. Fellow, 1689-09. Ord. deacon (Lincoln) Sept. 22,
1689; priest, June 25, 1690. C. of Burton Coggles, Lines.,
1689. R. of St Clement's, Norwich, 1696-1719. R. of St
Austin's, 1700. University preacher, 1697. Died Oct. 22,
1719. Father of the next. (Venn, r. 473.)

BRETT, JOSEPH. Adm. sizar (age 17) at Caius, Apr. 6, 1717.
S. of Joseph (above), R. of St Clement's, Norwich. B. there.
School, Norwich. Scholar, 1717-22; B.A. 1720-1; M.A. 1724.



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