GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree

EVENTS

In 1540 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley was born to Richard Egerton (30) and Mary Grosvenor at Dodleston

In 1559 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (19) graduated as Bachelor of Arts at Brasenose College

In 1576 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (36) and Elizabeth Ravenscroft were married

In 1577 Thomas Egerton was born to Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (37) and Elizabeth Ravenscroft

Before 1579 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley was appointed as Queen's Counsel

In 1579 John Egerton 1st Earl Bridgewater was born to Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (39) and Elizabeth Ravenscroft

In 1579 Mary Egerton was born to Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (39) and Elizabeth Ravenscroft

On 28 Jun 1581 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (41) was appointed as Solicitor General

In 1584 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (44) was elected as MP Cheshire

In 1594 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (54) was knighted

In 1596 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (56) and Elizabeth More were married

On 20 Oct 1600 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (60) and Alice Spencer (51) were married

On 08 Feb 1601 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (61) and three others were held hostage by Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex (35) at Essex House. Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (61) attempted to rouse London but his support never materialised. When he returned to Essex House he found the hostages gone. Essex House was besieged by the Queen's men under Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham (65) . Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex (35) and Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton (27) surrendered. Charles Danvers and Christopher Blount (36) took part. Roger Manners 5th Earl Rutland (24) was implicated and was imprisoned for several months. He was fined £30000; a staggering amount three times mmore than any other conspriator.[Essex Rebellion]

In 1603 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (63) was appointed as Lord Chancellor

On 21 Jul 1603 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (63) was created 1st Baron Ellesmere

In 1607 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (67) was appointed as Lord Lieutenant Buckinghamshire

On 07 Nov 1616 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (76) was created 1st Viscount Brackley

On 15 Mar 1617 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley (77) died

ANCESTRY

Father: Richard Egerton

GrandFather: Ralph Egerton

2G GrandFather: Philip Egerton

Mother: Mary Grosvenor

GrandFather: Richard Grosvenor

GrandMother: Catherine Cotton

2G GrandFather: Richard Cotton

3G GrandFather: John Cotton

3G GrandMother: Mary Pole

4G GrandFather: Ralph Pole

4G GrandMother: Eva Joan Grosvenor

5G GrandFather: Thomas Grosvenor

2G GrandMother: Joan Brereton

3G GrandFather: William Brereton