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Christopher Browne, Esq.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Stamford, Lincolnshire, England
Death: Died in Stamford, Lincolnshire , England
Immediate Family:

Son of John Browne, IV, of Stamford and Agnes Browne
Husband of Agnes Browne; Grace Browne; Agnes Browne and Elizabeth Browne
Father of Thomas Browne; Francis Browne; Edmund Browne; Anne Gomley; George Browne and 4 others
Brother of Agnes Browne; Edward Browne; Elizabeth Browne; Grace Browne and John Browne, of Stamford

Occupation: Sheriff of Rutland, 1492, 1500, 1509
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About Christopher Browne, Esq., of Stamford & Tolethorpe

Christopher Browne was born about 1450 of Stamford, Lincolnshire, England / East Anglia and died 1516 in Norfolk, England.

He was the son of John Browne (died before 1470) by his wife Agnes.

Married

  1. Grace Pinchbeck
  2. about 1483 Agnes Bedingfield about 1483. She was born about 1475.
  3. Elizabeth

Children of 1st wife

  1. 19 i. Francis6 Browne [Christopher's eldest son].

Children of 2nd wife

  • + 12 i. Christopher6 Browne, born in England; died 1538.
  • 13 ii. Edmond Browne. He married Joan Cecil. Notes for Edmond Browne: from Burke's "American Families with British Ancestry," 1983, General Publishing Co. Inc., Baltimore, p. 2586: 'Edmond, m. Joan, dau. by his 2nd wife, of David Cecil, of Stamford, the grandfather of Sir William Cecil (Lord Burleigh), the famous minister of Queen Elizabeth.'
  • 14 iii. Robert Browne.
  • 15 iv. Anne Browne. She married Mr. Gomley.
  • 16 v. George Browne.
  • 17 vi. Katherine Browne.
  • 18 vii. Agnes Browne.

notes

Taken from http://www.hullhome.com/Brown.gen.htm

Bond's "Genealogies...":

'Christopher Browne, of Stamford, and of Tolethorpe, County Rutland, married (first) Grace, [from this marriage=Francis], daughter and heir of John Pinchbeck, County Lincoln, Esquire, endowed 20th Edward IV; married (second) Agnes, daughter of ***Bedingfield, County Norfolk. This third wife was Elizabeth."

'Christopher Browne, of Stamford, Lincoln, and Tolethorpe, Co. Rutland, Sheriff of Rutland 1492, 1500, 1509. He supported Edward IV against Warwick, and in 1480 was granted arms by that monarch, and later assisted Henry VII, fighting with him at Bosworth Field in 1485, for which services Henry VIII issued a patent 6 July, 1527 to his eldest son Francis, authoring him to appear with his head covered in the presence of the King.'

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Christopher Browne, Esq., of Stamford & Tolethorpe's Timeline

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1457
Stamford, Lincolnshire, England
1480
1480
Age 23
Stamford, Lincolnshire, England
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Age 29
Stamford Lincolnshire, England
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Stamford Lincolnshire, England
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Age 35
Stamford Lincolnshire, England
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Age 38
Stamford Lincolnshire, England
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Age 40
Stanford, Lincolnshire, England
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Stamford, Lincolnshire, England
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Age 59
Stamford, Lincolnshire , England
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Age 59