Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court1

M, #19091, b. 1554, d. 30 September 1628
Last Edited=3 Sep 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.17%
Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court 2
     Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court was born in 1554.3 He was the son of Sir Fulke Greville, 4th Lord Willoughby de Broke and Lady Anne Neville.1 He died on 30 September 1628 at Brooke House, Holborn, London, England, unmarried, after being stabbed by his servant, Hayward. Lord Dorchester wrote that 'my Lord B. is dead of his wounds given him by his man, who slew himself.' According to Gibbs, 'he was stating to an old servant the disposition of his property, when the fellow flew into a passion at the smallness of the legacy which was to be left to him, and stabbed his master'.1 He was buried at St. Mary's, Warwick, Warwickshire, England.4 His will was probated on 12 November 1628.4
     He was educated on 17 October 1564 at Shrewsbury School, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.3 He matriculated at Jesus College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, on 20 May 1568.3 He held the office of Gentleman of the Privy Chamber in 1581.3 He held the office of Clerk of the Signet to the Council of Wales in 1581.3 He held the office of Secretary for Wales on 20 April 1585.3 He graduated from Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, on 11 April 1588 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).3 He held the office of Ranger of Wedgnock Park in 1597, and he obtained this estate from the Queen in 1601.3 He gained the rank of Rear-Admiral of the Fleet in 1599.3 He held the office of Secretary to the Council of Wales in 1603.3 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Bath (K.B.) on 24 July 1603.3 In 1604 he received a grant of Warwick Castle, which was in a ruinous state.1 He succeeded to the title of 5th Lord Willoughby de Broke in 1606. He adopted Robert Greville, 2nd Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court circa 1611.4 He held the office of Chancellor of the Exchequer between 1614 and 1621.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 1 October 1614.1 He was Joint Commissioner to treat with Holland in 1619.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Warwickshire from 1620 to 1621.1 He was created 1st Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court, co. Warwick [England] on 29 January 1620/21, with a special remainder to Robert and William Greville.3 He held the office of Gentleman of the Bedchamber in October 1621.1 He held the office of Recorder of Warwick.1 He held the office of Member of the Council of War.1 His last will was dated 18 February 1627/28.
     In 1665 Lloyd says of him 'sweet was his disposition, winning his converse, fluent his discourse, obliging his looks, public his spirit, and large his soul.4'

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 331. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 332.
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 333.

Margaret Greville, Baroness Willoughby de Broke

F, #19092, b. circa 1561, d. 26 March 1631
Last Edited=14 May 2007
Consanguinity Index=0.17%
     Margaret Greville, Baroness Willoughby de Broke was born circa 1561.1 She was the daughter of Sir Fulke Greville, 4th Lord Willoughby de Broke and Lady Anne Neville. She married Sir Richard Verney on 29 October 1582 at Alcester, Warwickshire, England.1 She died on 26 March 1631.
     She gained the title of Baroness Willoughby de Broke, de jure. From 29 October 1582, her married name became Verney.1

Child of Margaret Greville, Baroness Willoughby de Broke and Sir Richard Verney

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/2, page 691. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Sir Richard Verney

M, #19093, d. 7 August 1630
Last Edited=19 Nov 2008
     Sir Richard Verney married Margaret Greville, Baroness Willoughby de Broke, daughter of Sir Fulke Greville, 4th Lord Willoughby de Broke and Lady Anne Neville, on 29 October 1582 at Alcester, Warwickshire, England.1 He died on 7 August 1630.
     He lived at Compton Vernery, Warwickshire, England.1

Child of Sir Richard Verney and Margaret Greville, Baroness Willoughby de Broke

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/2, page 691. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Greville Verney, 7th Baron Willoughby de Broke

M, #19094, b. circa 1586, d. 12 May 1642
Last Edited=14 May 2007
     Greville Verney, 7th Baron Willoughby de Broke was born circa 1586.1 He was the son of Sir Richard Verney and Margaret Greville, Baroness Willoughby de Broke. He married Catherine Southwell, daughter of Sir Richard Southwell, on 13 May 1618. He died on 12 May 1642.
     He gained the title of 7th Baron Willoughby de Broke.

Children of Greville Verney, 7th Baron Willoughby de Broke and Catherine Southwell

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/2, page 691. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Catherine Southwell

F, #19095
Last Edited=15 Sep 2008
     Catherine Southwell was the daughter of Sir Richard Southwell. She married Greville Verney, 7th Baron Willoughby de Broke, son of Sir Richard Verney and Margaret Greville, Baroness Willoughby de Broke, on 13 May 1618.
      Her married name became Verney.

Sir Richard Southwell

M, #19096
Last Edited=10 Aug 2003

Child of Sir Richard Southwell

Greville Verney, 8th Baron Willoughby de Broke

M, #19097, d. 9 December 1648
Last Edited=22 May 2004
     Greville Verney, 8th Baron Willoughby de Broke was the son of Greville Verney, 7th Baron Willoughby de Broke and Catherine Southwell. He died on 9 December 1648.
     He gained the title of 8th Baron Willoughby de Broke.

Child of Greville Verney, 8th Baron Willoughby de Broke and Elizabeth Wenman

Elizabeth Wenman

F, #19098
Last Edited=19 Apr 2003
     Elizabeth Wenman is the daughter of Thomas Wenman, 2nd Viscount Wenman.

Thomas Wenman, 2nd Viscount Wenman

M, #19099, b. 1596, d. 25 January 1664
Last Edited=11 Mar 2009
     Thomas Wenman, 2nd Viscount Wenman was born in 1596. He was the son of Richard Wenman, 1st Viscount Wenman and Agnes Fermor.1,2 He married Margaret Hampden, daughter of Edmund Hampden.3 He died on 25 January 1664.
     He gained the title of 2nd Viscount Wenman.

Child of Thomas Wenman, 2nd Viscount Wenman and Margaret Hampden

Children of Thomas Wenman, 2nd Viscount Wenman

Citations

  1. [S22] Sir Bernard Burke, C.B. LL.D., A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, new edition (1883; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1978), page 574. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Extinct Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 93. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  4. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, The Complete Baronetage, volume IV, page 57.
  5. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2096. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Greville Verney, 9th Baron Willoughby de Broke1

M, #19100, b. circa 1648, d. 23 July 1668
Last Edited=22 May 2004
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Greville Verney, 9th Baron Willoughby de Broke was born circa 1648. He was the son of Greville Verney, 8th Baron Willoughby de Broke and Elizabeth Wenman. He married Lady Diana Russell, daughter of William Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford and Lady Anne Carr, on 29 August 1667.1 He died on 23 July 1668.
     He gained the title of 9th Baron Willoughby de Broke.

Child of Greville Verney, 9th Baron Willoughby de Broke and Lady Diana Russell

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 108. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.