BIOGRAPHY OF EDWARD BROOKE 6TH BARON COBHAM 1415-1464

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: BROOKE

EVENTS

Around 1415 Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham was born to Thomas Brooke (24) and Joan Braybrooke 5th Baroness Cobham (11) at Brooke

Around 1433 Elizabeth Brooke was born to Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham (18) and Elizabeth Tuchet (13) at Brooke

On 24 Nov 1442 Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham (27) succeeded 6th Baron Cobham

On 10 Dec 1447 John Brooke 7th Baron Cobham was born to Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham (32) and Elizabeth Tuchet (27) at Cowling

On 22 May 1455 the Wars of the Roses commenced at the First Battle of St Albans. Richard York Prince Wales (43) commanded with Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury (27) , Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury (55) , Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham (40) and Walter Strickland (44) .

On 10 Jul 1460 the Yorkist army led by the future Edward IV King England (18) and including Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury (32) , George Neville Archbishop York (28) , William Neville 1st Earl Kent (55) , Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (43) , Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham (45) and John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton (22) defeated the Lancastrian army at Northampton during the Battle of Northampton. Henry VI King England, II King France (38) was captured. Humphrey Stafford 1st Duke Buckingham (57) , John Talbot 2nd Earl Shrewsbury, 2nd Earl Waterford (42) , Thomas Percy 1st Baron Egremont (37) and John Beaumont 1st Viscount Beaumont (50) were killed. Thomas Tresham (40) fought. William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont (22) and William Norreys (19) were knighted. Thomas "Bastard of Exeter" Holland was executed following the battle.

On 06 Jun 1464 Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham (49) died at Cobham

After 06 Jun 1464 Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham was buried at Cobham

Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham and Elizabeth Tuchet were married

ANCESTRY

Father: Thomas Brooke

Mother: Joan Braybrooke 5th Baroness Cobham

GrandFather: Reginald Braybrooke

1G GrandFather: Gerard Braybrooke

2G GrandFather: Gerard Braybrooke

GrandMother: Joan Pole 4th Baroness Cobham

1G GrandFather: John Pole

2G GrandFather: William Pole

3G GrandFather: William Pole

2G GrandMother: Katherine Norwich

1G GrandMother: Joan Cobham

2G GrandFather: John Cobham 3rd Baron Cobham

3G GrandFather: John Cobham 2nd Baron Cobham

4G GrandFather: Henry Cobham 1st Baron Cobham

4G GrandMother: Maud Moreville

3G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

4G GrandFather: John Beauchamp

2G GrandMother: Margaret Courtenay

3G GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon

4G GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon

4G GrandMother: Agnes St John

3G GrandMother: Margaret Bohun

4G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex

4G GrandMother: Elizabeth Plantagenet