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Sir Henry Brooke, 1st Baronet (Paperback) Loot Price: R828
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Sir Henry Brooke, 1st Baronet (Paperback): L. Egaire Humphrey
Sir Henry Brooke, 1st Baronet (Paperback): L. Egaire Humphrey

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Sir Henry Brooke, 1st Baronet (Paperback)

L. Egaire Humphrey

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir Henry Brooke, 1st Baronet (died 1664) was an English soldier and politician. Brooke was a great-grandson of Richard Brooke, who purchased Norton Priory from Henry VIII in 1545. His father was Sir Richard Brooke of Norton (died 10 April 1632) and his mother was Catherine Neville (the daughter of Sir Henry Neville of Billingbere). At the outbreak of the Civil War, Henry Brooke declared his support for Parliament in 1642 by signing the Cheshire Remonstrance. In so doing, he became the only major Parliamentary supporter in the north-west of the Bucklow Hundred. In 1643 he was appointed a colonel in the parliamentary army and in 1644 he was made High Sheriff of Cheshire, a post he held for four years. By early 1643 most of Brooke's immediate neighbours were powerful Royalists, in particular Sir John Savage, 2nd Earl Rivers of Rocksavage and Sir Thomas Aston of Aston. Further afield the Royalist leader of Lancashire was James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby. Brooke's house, Norton Priory had been well prepared for an attack. On 28 February 1643 Royalist forces arrived at Norton Priory.


Imprint: Claud Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Editors: L. Egaire Humphrey
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 112
ISBN-13: 978-6201169890
Barcode: 9786201169890
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 620116989X

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