GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree

Descent English Royalty: 5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 9G Grandson Louis VII King Franks

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 13G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

Around 1415 Edward Brooke 6th Baron Cobham was born to Thomas Brooke (24) and Joan Braybrooke 5th Baron Cobham 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 3rd Duke York (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.

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 were killed. Thomas Tresham (40) fought. William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 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 Baron Cobham (4G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandFather: Reginald Braybrooke

2G GrandFather: Gerard Braybrooke

3G GrandFather: Gerard Braybrooke

GrandMother: Joan Pole 4th Baron Cobham (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: John Pole

3G GrandFather: William Pole

4G GrandFather: William Pole

3G GrandMother: Katherine Norwich

2G GrandMother: Joan Cobham (2G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: John Cobham 3rd Baron Cobham

4G GrandFather: John Cobham 2nd Baron Cobham

5G GrandFather: Henry Cobham 1st Baron Cobham

5G GrandMother: Maud Moreville

4G GrandMother: Joan Beauchamp

5G GrandFather: John Beauchamp

3G GrandMother: Margaret Courtenay (1G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon (6G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Hugh Courtenay 9th Earl Devon (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

5G GrandMother: Agnes St John

4G GrandMother: Margaret Bohun (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

5G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun his father 4th Earl Hereford, 3rd Earl Essex

5G GrandMother: Elizabeth Plantagenet (Daughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)