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Fellow, 1722-4. Ord. priest (Norwich) 1724. Usher of Perse
School, Cambridge, 1721-2. Head Master of Wymondham
School, 1722-33; of Seaming, 1733-c. 50. R. of Barnham
Broom, Norfolk, with Bixton and Kimberley. Died Mar. 14,
1764. M.I. at Barnham Broom. Will proved (Norwich) 1764.
(Venn, n. 7.)

BRETT, NICHOLAS. Matric. sizar from Queens', Easter, 1615.
Of Kent. B.A. 1617-8; M.A. 1621; B.D. 1628. P.C. of
Sutton-by-Dover, Kent, 1627.

BRETT, NICHOLAS. Adm. sizar at Clare, Jan. 29, 1632-3.
Matric. 1634; B.A. 1636-7; M.A. 1640. Perhaps V. of
Headcorn, Kent, c. 1642. V. of Eastry, 1653-61. V. of
Folkestone, r662-6.

BRETT, NICHOLAS. Adm. sizar at Clare, June 14, 1681. Of
Munden Frewell, Herts. Matric. 1681.

BRETT, RICHARD. Adm. sizar (age 17) at Caius, June 25,
1595. Matric. c. 1595. S. of Richard. B. at Bunwell, Norfolk.
School, Harleston. B.A. 1598-9.

BRETT, THOMAS. Matric. sizar from Christ's, c. 1591.

BRETT, THOMAS. M.A. 1607 (Incorp. from Oxford). B.A.
from St Mary Hall, 1587; M.A. from All Souls', 1592.

BRETT, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from Corpus Christi, Easter,
1649. Of Kent. B.A. 1652; M.A. 1659. Perhaps P.C. of
Sutton-by-Dover, 1664-81 and R. of Betteshanger, 1662-81,
Died 1 681.

BRETT, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from Corpus Christi, Easter,
1659. Of Kent. B.A. 1 661-2; M.A. 1665. Incorp, at Oxford,
1675. Signs for priest's orders (London) Sept. 21, 1666. C. of
Elmstead, Kent. R. of Cottenham, Cambs., 1671. Perhaps
V. of Witham, Essex, 1676-80. One of these names, s. of
Thomas, of Snave, in Romney Marsh, was adm. at Gray's
Inn, Nov. 14, 1659.

BRETT, THOMAS. Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1667. Of Norfolk.
Matric. Easter, 1668; B.A. 1671-2. Perhaps s. of Robert, of
Wendling, Norfolk. B. 1649. Head Master of Seaming Free
School, 1677-gr. Died Feb. 15, 1691. M.I. at Seaming.
Father of Thomas (1704). (Carthew, Hundred of Launditch,
iik 344.)

BRETT, THOMAS. Adm. sizar (age 16) at St John's, July r,
1668. S. of Thomas, farmer, of Kent. B. there. School,
Tonbridge. Matric. 1668; B.A. 1671-2; M.A. 1678. Ord.
dfaneun (London) Sept. 22, 1672; priest, Mar. 12, 1673-4.
C. of Ruckinge, Kent. R. of Folkington, Sussex, 1678. R.
of West Dean, 1679. Claimed as a non-juror when at West
Dean. Buried at Jevington, Feb. 12, 1742, aged 92. (W. C.
Renshaw; Kettlewell's Life.)

BRETT, THOMAS. Adm. sizar at Queens', Mar. 20, 1684-5.
S. of Thomas, of Spring Grove, Wye, Kent. B. Sept. 3, 1667,
at Betteshanger. School, Wye. Matric. 1685. Migrated to
Corpus Christi, Jan. 17, 1689-90. LL.B. from Corpus Christi,
1690; LL.D. from Queens', 1697. Ord. deacon (Winchester)
Dec. 21, 1690; priest (London) Sept. 20, 1691. Lecturer at
Islington. R. of TrottersclilTe, Kent, 1692-5. R. of Bettes-
hanger, Kent, 1703-14. R. of Ruckinge, 1705-14. Became
a non-Juror, 1714. Consecrated non-juring Bishop, Jan. 25,
I7T5-*. Married, at Great Chart, Kent, Bridget, dau. of
Sir Nicholas Toke. Author of numerous works. Died Mar.
S. 1743-4. (D.S.B.)

BRETT, THOMAS. Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1704. S. of
Thomas (1667), Master of Seaming Free School, Norfolk.
Matric. 1705; B.A. 1708-9- Died Nov. 16, 1744, aged 60.
M.I. la Tivetshall St Mary, Norfolk.



Bretton, John



BRETT, WILLIAM. Matric. pens, from Queens', Easter, 1602.
Of Norfolk. B.A. 1604-5. Ord. deacon (Norwich) Sept. 21,
1606.

BRETT, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, (age 18) at St John's, Oct. 17,
1721. S. of William, gent., of Somerset. B. at East Chinnock.
School, Crewkeme. Matric. 1721; B.A. 1725-6. Ord. priest
(Peterb., Liu. dim. from Sarum) June 4, 1726. C. of Bea-
minster, Dorset, 1726. V. of Netherbury and Beaminster.
1743-3-

BRETTE, . B.A. 15 18-0.

BRETTARGH, JAMES. Adm. pens, at Jesus, Oct. 19, 1693.

S. of Jonathan, Esq., deceased, of Brettargh-Holt, Lanes.

Matric. 1693-4; Scholar. (Pedigree in Vis. of Lanes., 1664.)

BRETTON, see also BRITTAN.

BRETTON, BASIL. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Christ's, July 9,
1647. S. of Daniel. B. in London. School, Whitefriars.
Brother of Robert (1645).

BRETTON, CLEMENT. Adm. sizar at Sidney, June 13, 1619
B. in Rutland. Matric. 1619; B.A. 1622-3; M.A. 1626; B.D.
1633; D.D. 1640. Fellow. Ord. deacon (Peterb.) June 5,
1631. R. of Church Langton, Leics., c. 1642; ejected, but
reinstated, 1660. Archdeacon of East Riding, Yorks., 1660;
of Leicester, 1662-9. Died 1669, at Uppingham. Father of
George (1657). (Nichols, 11. 666.)

BRETON, CLEMENT. Adm. pens, at Trinity, June 18, 1662.
Matric. 1663 ; Scholar, 1664; B.A. 1665-6; M.A. 1669. Fellow,
1668.

BRETTON, EVERARD. Matric. pens, from Peterhouse, Easter,

1584.
BRETON or BRERETON, EVERARD. Adm. pens, at Trinity,

Jan. 11, 1664-5. Matric. 1667; Scholar, 1668; B.A. 1668-9;

as Breton.

BRETON, EVERARD Adm. sizar (age 18) at Magdalene,
Apr. 3, 1706. S. of John (1673), R. of Iraham, Lines. B.
there. School, Stamford. Matric. 1708; B.A. 171 1-2. Ord.
deacon (Lincoln) Sept. 2+, 1711; C. of Irnham; priest, Sept.
19. 1713. V. of Barkston, Leics., 1721-55. V. of Plungar,
1721. P.C. of Ouston, 1724-55. R. of Withcote, 1727-55.
Died Jan. 7, 1755. M.I. at Ouston. Brother of Samuel (1708).
(Nichols' Leics., 11. 393, 764.)

BRETON, FRANCIS. Adm. Fell. -Com. at Emmanuel, June 27,
1683.

BRETTON, GEORGE. Adm. pens, (age 15) at Sidney, June 3,
1657. S. of Clement (1619), D.D., of Uppingham. B. at
Church Langton, Leics. School, Uppingham. Matric. 1657.
Adm. at the Middle Temple, Feb. 1660- 1.

BRETTON, HINDS. Adm. sizar at Clare, May 8, 1689. Of
Dullingham, Cambs. Matric. 1689; B.A. 1692-3.

BRETTON, JAMES. B.Civ.L. 1493. Will of one of these names,
V. of Bulvan, Essex (Consist. C. London) 15 18.

BRETTON, JOHN. B.A 1455-6- Of Norwich diocese. M.A.
1459-60; D.D. 1469-70, as Brytain. Fellow of Pembroke,
1461. Proctor, 1464-5. Ord. deacon (Norwich) Mar. 26, 1463;
priest (Ely) Apr. 9, 1463. R. of Elsworth, Cambs., till
1468. R. of St Peter, Comhill, 1478-1500. Buried there.
Will (Commis. C.) London, 1500.

BRETON, JOHN. Matric. sizar from St John's, Easter, 1574.

BRETTON, JOHN. Matric. Fell.-Com. from Peterhouse, Easter,

1584.
BRETTON, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Caius, July 9, 1587.

S. of Robert, of Mileham, Norfolk. School, East Dereham.

Matric. 1587; Scholar, 1587-91; B.A. 1589-90; M.A. 1601.

Ord. priest (Norwich) 1598. R. of Little Fransham, Norfolk,

1602; of Gressenhall, 1607-34. V. of East Dereham, 1615.

R. of Gt Fransham, 1623-34. Died 1634. Father of Robert

(1624) and John (1614). (Venn, 1. 130.)

BRETTON, JOHN. Matric. pens, from Trinity, c. 1597.

BRETTON, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Caius, June r8,
1614. S. of John (1587), C. of Gt Dunham, Norfolk. School,
Wymondham. Matric. 1615; Scholar; B.A. from Trinity
Hall, 1617-8; M.A. 1622. Ord. priest (Norwich) Mar. 9,
1622-3. V. of East Dereham, 1623-44. Buried Dec. 20,
i67g. Brother of Robert (1624). (Venn, 1. 226.)

BRETON, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, June 18, 1629.
Matric. Lent, 1629-30. Of Leicestershire. B.A. 1632-3; M.A.
1636; D.D. 1661 (Ltt. Reg.). Master of Emmanuel, 1665-76.
Vice-Chancellor, 1670-1. Ord. deacon (Peterb.) Dec 22,
1639. Preb. of Worcester, 1660. Died Mar. 2, 1673-6. Will
proved (V.C.C.) 1676. Probably s. of Robert, of Barwell,
Leics.; brother of William (1618) and uncle of Robert (1645).
(Vis. of Leics., 1619.)



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Bretton, JOHN

BRETTON, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Trinity, June 28, 1673.
Migrated to Magdalene, July 4, 1674- Matric. thence, 1674;
B.A. 1676-7; M.A. 1683. Fellow of Magdalene, i677- Ord.
deacon (Peterb.) Dec. 18, 1681; priest (Lincoln) June 11,
i68o(?i68i). Perhaps V. of Dinton, Bucks., 1685-92. R.of
Irnham, Lines., c. 1692. Father of Everard (1706) and
Samuel (1708) and John (1712).

BRETTON, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 17) at Sidney, June 10,
1680. 2nd s. of John, farmer. B. at Dullingham, Cambs.
School, Thurlow, Suffolk. Matric. 1681; B.A. 1683-4; M.A.
1687. Ord. deacon (Norwich) Dec. 1683; priest, Dec 1687
as C. of Elvedon, Suffolk. R. of Elvedon, 1690-1. Brother
of Joshua (1665-6).

BRETON, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 30) at Magdalene, July,
1712. S. of John (1673). B. at 'Graham' (? Irnham, Lines.).
Matric. 1713-4. Ord. deacon (Lincoln) June 22, 1718; priest,
Sept. 20, 1730. Curate to his father at Irnham, 1718.

BRETTON, JOSHUA. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Christ's, Mar. 8,
1665-6. S. of John. B. at Dullingham, Cambs. School,
Thurlow, Suffolk. Matric. 1667; B.A. 1669-70; M.A. 1673-
Ord. deacon (Ely) May 29, 1670; priest (Norwich) 1674-5.
R. of Elvedon, Suffolk, 1675. Died 1689. Brother of John
(1680). (Peile, 11. 2.)

BRETTON, LAURENCE. Matric. pens, from Queens', Michs.
1601. Of Suffolk. B.A. 1604-5; M.A. 1608; B.D. 1615; D.D.
1630. Fellow, 1608. V. of Hitcham, Suffolk, 1620-1643
(sequestered).

BRETON or BRYTAN. RICHARD. Incorporated as D.Can.L.
1518-9. Prior of the order of Sempringham, at Bolington,
Lines.; surrendered, 1538. (Cooper, 1. 69.)

BRETTON, ROBERT. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Nov. 20, 1598.

BRETTON, ROBERT. Adm. pens, at Queens', Sept. 13, 1600.
Of Suffolk.

BRETTON, ROBERT. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Caius, June 4,
1624. S. of John (1587), R. of Gt Fransham, Norfolk.
School, Norwich. Matric. 1625; B.A. 1627-8; M.A. 1631.
Ord. priest (Norwich) Jan. 4, 1628-9. Masterof Saham Toney
School, Norfolk, 1641. Master of Seaming, 1643-53. V. of
Seaming, 1668. Brother of John (1614). (Venn, I. 266.)

BRETTON, ROBERT. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Christ's, June 23,
1645. S. of Daniel. B. in London. School, Whitefriars.
Matric. 1645-6; B.A. 1648-9; B.D. 1662 (Lit. Reg); D.D.
1663. V. of Deptford, 1662-72. R. of St Martin, Ludgate,
1662-72. Preb. of St Paul's, 1663-72. Died Feb. 16, 1671-2.
Buried at Deptford. Will, P.C.C. (Peile, 1. 497; Vis. of
Leics., 1619.)

BRETTON, ROBERT. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Christ's, June 26,
1650. S. of Richard. B. in London. School, Whitefriars
(private).

BRETON, ROBERT. Adm. pens, (age 19) at St John's, June 29,
1745. S. of Moyle, gent., of Kent. B. at Kennington.
School, Ashford. Matric. 1745-6; LL.B. 1751. Ord. deacon
(Rochester) Sept. 22, 1751; priest (Canterbury) May 25, 1752.
V. of Boughton Aluph, Kent, 1752-1808. R. of Kennarding-
ton, 1753-68. Died July, 1808. (Scott-Mayor, in. 553.)

BRETON, SAMUEL. Adm. (age 18) at Magdalene, July 7,
1708. S. of John (1673), clerk, R. of Irnham, Lines. Matric.
1710; B.A. 1713-4. Ord. deacon (Lincoln) May 23, 1714;
priest, Dec. 21, 1717. V. of Corby, Lines., 1718. School-
master there. R.of Irnham, 1722. Brother of Everard (1706).

BRETON, THOMAS. Proctor, 1442-3. Perhaps V. of Warming-
ton, Northants., 1469. R. of Navenby, Lines. Benefactor to
Christ's College. (Cooper, 1. 525.)

BRETON, THOMAS. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, Apr. 10, 1678.
Of Suffolk. Matric. 1680; B.A. 1681-2. Ord. deacon (Nor-
wich) Dec. 1683.

BRETTON, THOMAS. Adm. pens, (age 18) at Emmanuel, Nov.
7, 1719- Of Kent. Matric. 1721-2; LL.B. 1725. Ord. deacon
(Ely) Dec. 22, 1728; Litt. dim. from Canterbury, 1729, for
priest. V. of Boughton Aluph, Kent, 1729-31. Died June 2,
1731-

BRETTON, W. B.Can.L. 1465-6.

BRETAN, WALTER. Adm. at King's, a scholar from Eton,
1494. B.A. 1497-8; M.A. 1500-1. University Preacher,
1506-7. Ord. sub-deacon (Lincoln) June 5, 1501. Fellow,
till 1506. Benefactor to the University. Harwood says that
his name was recorded on windows in University buildings.

BRETTON, WILLIAM. B.A. 1483-4; M.A. 1487. Probably V.
of Dullingham, Cambs., 1488; and V. of Bottisham, till 1534.

BRYTTEN, WILLIAM. B.Civ.L. 1510-1 ; D.Civ.L. 15 14-5. Adm.
advocate, Doctors Commons, Apr. 25, 1518. R. of Toft,
Lines., c. 1525. V. of East Grinstead, Sussex, 1529-52. Preb.
of Lincoln, 1532-52. Preb. of Westminster, 1540. R. of St
Dionis Backchurch, 1551-2. Will (P.C.C.) 1552; where he is
also assigned to Elton, Hunts., Liddington, Ruts., St Peter's,
Northampton and Colchester.



Brewer, Thomas

BRETON, WILLIAM. B.A. 1526-7. Scholar of Gonville Hall,
1525-9. One of these names (B.A.), V. of Dullingham, Cambs.,
1534-61. Perhaps V. of Chippenham, Cambs., 1554-7.

BRETON, WILLIAM. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, July 2, 1618.
Of Leicestershire. B.A. 1621-2; M.A. 1625; B.D. 1632.
Fellow. R. of Clapton, Northants., 1631-58. Died Aug. 17,
1658. M.I. S. of Robert, of Barwell, Leics. Brother of
John (1629). (Vis. of Leics., 1619.)

BRETON, . Matric. Fell. -Com. from St John's, c. 1592.

BRETONER or BRETEN, JOACHIM. Scholar at King's Hall:
'doctor.' Ceased to be fellow in 1506. Ord. deacon (Ely)
Mar. 16, 1498-9.

BREVAL, JOHN DURANT. Adm. pens, (age r6) at Trinity,
June 9, 1697. S. of Adam (mistake for Francis), D.D.,
Preb. of Westminster. School, Westminster. Matric. 1697;
Scholar, 1698; B.A. 1700-1; M.A. 1704. Fellow, 1703-
8, when he was expelled by Dr Bentley for alleged mis-
conduct. Enlisted in the army in Flanders; where he became
ensign and captain. Afterwards employed by Marlborough
on diplomatic missions. Author: historical, dramatic, etc.
Died in Paris, Jan. 1738. (D.N.B.; Al. Westmon., 233.)

BREVITER, EDWARD. Matric. sizar from Clare, Michs. 1579;

B.A. 1582-3. Ord. deacon and priest (Worcester) Aug. 13,

1582. V. of Swardeston, Norfolk, 1593.
BREVITER, RICHARD. Matric. sizar from Corpus Christi,

Easter, 1640. Of Norfolk. B.A. 1643-4; M.A. 1647. One of

these names, minister at North Walsham, Norfolk, in 1652.

Author, religious. 'Turned anabaptist in 1656; left his living

at Walcot, and went to Norwich, 1662.' (J. Browne, Norf.

and Suff., 197; Masters, Corpus.)

BREVITER, . Adm. at Corpus Christi, 1580.

BREWER, EDMUND. Matric. sizar from Christ's, July, 1614;

B.A. 1617-8; M.A. 1621. V. of Castle Hedingham, Essex,

in 1637; resident at Witham, 1643-5: returned to Heding-
ham till his death, 1658. Will (P.C.C.) 1659. Father of

Stephen (1656). (Peile, 1. 298.)
BREWER, EDMUND. Adm. pens, at Trinity, Dec. 16, 1645.

B.A. 1646 (Incorp. from St Andrew's).
BREWER, EDWARD. Adm. Fell. -Com. at Queens', July 7,

1641. Of Essex.
BREWER, JOHN. B.A. 1519-20. Of Yorkshire. M.A. 1522-3.

Fellow of St John's, 1522-3. Proctor, 1528-9. Ord. deacon

(Lincoln) June 2, 1520. Died 1535.
BRUAR or BOUAR, JOHN. Matric. sizar from St John's, c.

1595-
BREWER, JOHN. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Easter, 1633;

B.A. 1636-7; M.A. 1640.
BREWER, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Queens', Dec. 1, 1645. Of

Essex. B.A. 1645-6; M.A. 1651. Adm. at St Andrew's

University, 1642. One of these names, V. of Gt Maplestead,

Essex, 1663-1700. Died 1700.
BREWER, JOHN. Matric. pens, from St Catharine's, Michs.

1616; B.A. 1647-8.
BREWER, JOHN. Adm. sizar at Trinity, Apr. 23, 1669.

Matric. 1669; B.A. 1672-3.
BREWER, NATHANIEL. Adm. pens, (age 21) at St John's,

Oct. 30, 1689. S. of William, Esq. B. at Trowbridge, Wilts.

From Balliol College, Oxford. Matric. there, Feb. 1, 1686-7.

School, Winchester. Matric. 1690; B.A. 1690-1. V. of

Keevil, Wilts., 1702-35. (Al. Oxon.)
BREWER, RICHARD. Matric. sizar from Trinity, Michs. 1581 ;

B.A. 1586-7; M.A. 1590. Fellow, 1589.
BREWER, RISLEY. Adm. pens, at Clare, Sept. 6, 1732. S. of

Thomas, of London, stationer. B. in London. Adm. at the

Middle Temple, Sept. 8, 1730; and at the Inner Temple,

Feb. 5, 1735-6.
BREWER, ROGER. Matric. pens, from King's, Michs. 1620.

BREWER, SAMUEL. Adm. pens, (age 17) at St John's, Oct. 1,
1672. S. of John, deceased, of Middlesex. B. there. School,
St Paul's. Matric. 1672; LL.B. 1678. Adm. at the Inner
Temple, 1676. Died Mar. 10, 1684. Buried at St Alphage,
London. M.I. (J. Ch. Smith.)

BREWER, STEPHEN. Adm. sizar at Christ's, Apr. 24, 1656.
S. of Edmund (1617-8), priest. B. at Castle Hedingham,
Essex. School, Halstead. Matric. 1656; B.A. 1659-60.
V. of Ardleigh, Essex, 1662-4; of Gt Totham, near Witham,
1663-74; of Ulting, 1669-87. R. of Stow Maries, 1675-87.
Died 1687. (Peile, 1. 571.)

BREWER, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from Corpus Christi,
Easter, 1645. Of Kent. Perhaps adm. at Gray's Inn, May
13, 1642, as s. of Richard, of West Farleigh, Kent. Barrister,
1648. Bencher, 1673. Lent reader, 1675- Died 1690, aged 66.
Will (P.C.C.) 1691. (Le Neve, Mon., v. 120.)



Brewer, Thomas

BREWER, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Queens', May 22, 1672.
Matric. 1672. Of Kent. Previously matric. at Wadham
College, Oxford, Apr. 2, 1669, age 17. S. of Thomas, of West
Farleigh, Kent. M.B (Cambridge) 1676. [Vis. of Kent,
1663.)

BREWER, THOMAS. Adm. pens, (age 18) at St John's, June
24, 1700. S. of Thomas, deceased, of Smith's Hall, West
Farleigh, Kent. B. there. School, Tonbridge. Matric. 1700;
B.A. 1703-4. R. of Nettlestead, Kent, 1706-14. Died Apr.
1,1714. Buried at Nettlestead. M.I. {Vis. of Kent, 1663.)

BRUER W. Matric. pens, from St John's, Lent, 1564-5-
BREWERTON, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 15) at St John's, Mar.
20, 1689-90. S. of Richard, husbandman. B. at Sherburn,
Yorks. School, Sherburn. Matric. 1690; B.A. 1693-4.

BREWETT, WILLIAM. Described as 'late of St John's College'
when ord. deacon (London) Sept. 28, 1591, age 24. B. at
Felstead, Essex.

BREWSE, EDMUND. Matric. pens, from Christ's, May, 1572.
S. of Sir John, of Wenham, Suffolk. School, Ipswich.
Migrated to Caius, Aug. 15, 1573. Died 1584. (Venn, I. 74.)

BREWSE or BRUS, JOHN. Adm. Fell. -Com. (age 16) at Caius,
July 5, 1613. S. of William, Esq., of Wenham, Suffolk. Of
Wenham. Adm. at Gray's Inn, May 10, 1616. Knighted
1628. Married Susan, dau. of Sir John Peyton, of Isleham,
Cambs. Buried at Little Wenham, Feb. 9, 1642-3. (Venn,
1. 222 not quite correct.)

BREWSTER EDWARD. Matric. pens, from Queens', Easter,
1618. Of Suffolk. B.A. 1621-2; M.A. 1625. Ord. deacon
(Peterb.) June 12; priest, June 13, 1625. V. of Lawshall,
Suffolk, 1629-1643 (sequestered).

BREWSTER, FRANCIS. Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 17) at Pembroke,
June 30, 1 61 7. S. of Francis, of Wrentham, Suffolk. Matric.
1618; B.A. 1620; M.A. 1624. Died 1657. Brother of Robert
(1617). (Burke, L. G.)

BREWSTERFRANCIS. Matric. Fell.-Com. fromST Catharine's,
Easter, 1642. Of Suffolk. S. and h. of Robert, of Wrentham,
Suffolk. B. 1623. Adm. at Gray's Inn, May 26, 1646. Of
Wrentham, Esq. M.P. for Suffolk, 1653; forDunwich, 1656.
Died June 3, 1671. (Burke, L.G.; Vis. cf Suff., 1664.)

BREWSTER HENRY. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, Mar. 9,
I593-4. Matric. c. 1593; B.A. 1597-8; M.A. 1601. Ord.
priest (Colchester) Sept. 12, 1602. V. of Ubbeston, Suffolk,
1602.

BREWSTER HUMPHREY. Matric. pens, from St John's,
Easter, 1588. S. of Humphrey, of Wrentham, Suffolk,
gent. Adm. at the Middle Temple, Nov. 1596, from New Inn.
Died 1613, aged 44.

BREWSTER JAMES. Matric. sizar from St John's, Michs.

1582. One of these names, Master of Bawtry Hospital,

Yorks., 1584. V. of Sutton-on-Lownd, 1596. (H. M. Dexter,

254)
BREWSTER JOHN. Adm. pens, at Corpus Christi, 1560.

Matric. Lent, 1563-4. One of these names, late of New Inn,

adm. at the Middle Temple, 1576.

BREWSTER JOHN. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Oct. 5, 1620.
One of these names, 4th s. of Francis, of Wrentham, Suffolk,
adm. at Gray's Inn, May 20, 1623. Of Wyfields, Barking,
Essex. Died 1677. M.I. (Lysons.)

BREWSTER, RICHARD. Adm. at King's, a scholar from Eton,
1480.

BREWSTER RICHARD. Adm. sizar (age 18) at St John's,
Mar. 24, 1734-5. S. of Thomas, collector of taxes, of Yorks.
B. at Garthorpe. School, Threshneld. Matric. 1735; B.A.
1738-9; M.A. 1745. Ord. deacon (Lincoln) Mar. 15, 1738-9.
Lecturer at St Thomas and St Ann's, Newcastle, 1761. V. of
S. Gosforth, Northumberland, 1756-62. V. of Heighington,
Durham, 1763-72. Married, at All Saints', Newcastle, Nov.
7, 1751, Isabella Baxter. Died Apr. 5, 1772. Buried at
St Nicholas, Newcastle. (Scott-Mayor, m. 464; G. Mag.)

BREWSTER, ROBERT. Matric. Fell.-Com. from Pembroke,
Easter, 1617. S. of Francis, of Wrentham Hall, Suffolk.
B. 1599. M.P. for Dunwich, 1645, 1654, 1659; for Suffolk,
1656. Died 1663. Father of Francis (1642), and brother of
Francis (1617). (Burke, L.G.)

BREWSTER, THOMAS. Matric. pens, from Jesus, Lent, 1598-9.
Perhaps s. and h. of John, of the Middle Temple, Esq., adm.
at the Middle Temple, Mar. 1603-4.

BREWSTER, THOMAS. Adm. pens, at Emmanuel, Easter,
1626. Matric. 1626.

BREWSTER, WILLIAM. B.Civ.L. 1517-S.

BREWSTER, WILLIAM. B.Can.L. i53*-3-



Brickdall, John

BREWSTER WILLIAM. Matric. pens, from Peterhouse, Dec.
3, 1580. S. of William and Prudence, of Scrooby, Notts.
B. 1565. Entered the service of William Davison, secretary
to Queen Elizabeth, 1584. Went with him to the Low
Countries. Joined the separatists, and retired to Amsterdam,
1608; and to Leyden, 1609. Sailed in the Mayflower, 1620.
Founded New Plymouth, where he worked as teacher and
preacher. Died Mar. 5, 1644, aged 80. (D.N.B.; Felt, 31,
549! H.M. Dexter.)

BREWSTER . M.A. 1468-9.

BREWSTER, . Adm. sizar at King's, Lent, 1587-8.

BREYDON, see BRIDON and BREED0N.

BREYER, ROBERT. Matric. pens, from Magdalene, Easter,

1627.
BREYNTON, JOHN. Adm. sizar (age 19) at Magdalene, Mar.

25, 1738. S. of John. School, Shrewsbury. Matric. 1738;

B.A. 1741-2; M.A. 1750.

BRIAN, see BRYAN.
BRIANT, see BRYANT.

BRIARS, ALEXANDER. Matric. sizar from Christ's, c. 1591;
B.A. 1593-4; M.A. 1597.

BRIARS, THURSTAN. Matric. sizar from Christ's, c. 1595;
B.A. 1598-9; M.A. 1602; B.D. 1610. V. of Leyland, Lanes.,
1604. Will proved at Chester, 1611. (Peile, 1. 216.)

BRYCE, BERNARD. Matric. sizar from Gonville Hall, Michs.
1556.

BRICE, CHRISTOPHER. Adm. pens, (age 22) at Caius, Apr. 10,
1575. S. of John, of Deepley, Yorks. Matric. 1675. Prob-
ably ord. priest (Norwich) Apr. 8, 1582, as Breese. If so, V.
of West Barsham, Norfolk, 1583; of Heverland, 1595. R. of
Bawsey, 1604-12. (Venn, 1. 82.)

BRICE, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 17) at Christ's, Apr. 19, 1667.
S. of Francis, gent. B. at York. School, York. Matric. 1667,
as Price.

BRICE, JOHN. Adm. pens, at Trinity, May 21, 1673. School,
Charterhouse.

BRICE, JOHN. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, Nov. 7, 1719. Of
Middlesex. Matric. 1720; B.A. 1723-4; M.A. 1732. Ord.
deacon (London) Sept. 19, 1725.

BRICE, JOHN. M.A. from St John's, 1741. S. of John, of
Asholt, Somerset, clerk. Matric. (from Exeter College,
Oxford) Apr. 1, 1731, age 19; B.A. (St Mary Hall, Oxford)
1734. Probably R. of Greinton, Somerset, 1739-85. (Scott-
Mayor, in. 521; Al. Oxon.)

BRICE, NICHOLAS. Matric. sizar from Jesus, Michs. 1578.
V. of East Winch, Norfolk, in 1588. Perhaps R. of Little
Bittering, 1594.

BRICE, PETER M.A. from Peterhouse, 1708. S. of Hugh, of
Crewkerne, Somerset, gent. Matric. from Wadham College,
Oxford, Apr. 7, 1690, age 17; B.A. from New Inn Hall,
Oxford, 1694. V. of Worth Matravers, Dorset, 1696. R. of
Church Knowle, 1708. V. of Netherbury, 1709-40. Died
July 30, 1740, aged '70.' M.I. at Beaminster. (Hutckins, 11.
143; Al. Oxon.)

BRICE, RANDALL. Adm. pens, (age 16) at Trinity, Oct. 16,
1707 (as 'Broce'). S. of Randall, of Lisburn, Dublin. School,
Lisburn. (Al. Dub.)

BRICE, STEPHEN. Incorp. LL.D. 1678, from Magdalen College,
Oxford. S. of Stephen, of Ensham, Oxon., gent. Matric.
(Magdalen Hall, Oxford) May 17, 1661, age 15; B.A. from
Magdalen College, 1664-5; M.A. 1667; D.C.L. 1675. Of
Doctors' Commons and of Witney Park, Oxon. Died Feb. 4,
1688-9, aged 43. Buried at St Paul's Wharf, London. M.I.
there. (Al. Oxon.; J. Ch. Smith.)

BRICE, THOMAS. Adm. sizar at Emmanuel, June 10, 1664.
Of Middlesex. 'Grecian' from Christ's Hospital. Matric.
1664; B.A. 1667-8; M.A. 1671. Ord. priest (Peterb.) Mar. 3,
1671-2. R. of Wolverston and Chelmondiston, Suffolk,
1687-1701. Will of one of these names (P.C.C.) 1701; of
St Botolph, Aldersgate, London.

BRYSE, WILLIAM. Matric. pens, from Michael House, Michs.
1546; Scholar of Trinity, 1548.

BRICE, WILLIAM. Adm. at King's (age 17), a scholar from
Eton, 1621. B. at Maidenhead, Berks. B.A. 1623-4; M.A.
1627. Fellow, 1624-8. Incorp. at Oxford, 1628. Ord. deacon
(London) June 8, 1628, age 28. Perhaps R. of Brampton
Bryan, Herefordshire, 1634. R. of Henley-on-Thames, 1649;
ejected, 1662. Retired to Maidenhead. (Calamy, 11. 310.)

BRICHEOLD, THOMAS. B.Can.L. (Oxford); D.Can.L. (Cam-
bridge) 1467-8.

BRICKDALL or BRIGDALL, JOHN. Matric. sizar from Queens',
Easter, 1606. Of Wales. B.A. 1608-9; M.A. 1612. Incorp.
at Oxford, 1610.



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Brickdale, John

BRICKDALE, JOHN. Adm. pens, (age 16) at St John's, Sept.
1730, as Brisdale. S. of John, gent., of Salop. B. in Shrews-
bury. School, Shrewsbury. Matric. Michs. 1731; B.A. 1734-5,
as Brickdale. Assistant Master at Shrewsbury School, I735-7-

BRICKDALE, RICHARD. Matric. sizar from Queens', Easter,
i55i.

BRICKHEAD, see BIRKHEAD.

BRICKLEY, GEORGE. Matric. pens, from St John's, Easter,

1620.

BRICKNELL, . B.Can.L. 1508-9.

BRIDBRUKE, JOHN. Doctor. Fellow of Pembroke, c. 1385.

R. of Bilston, Norfolk. Precentor of Hereford, 1416-31.

Preb. of Hereford, 1416-27. Canon of Windsor, 1431.

BRIDEKIRKE, WILLIAM. B.A. 1506-7.



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