Elizabeth Brooke, Countess of Salisbury (c.1562 - 1597) MP

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Birthplace: Cobham, Kent, England
Death: Died in St Margarets Priory, Marlborough, England
Occupation: Chamber Maid to Queen Elizabeth I
Managed by: Carole (Erickson) Pomeroy, Vol. Curator
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About Elizabeth Brooke, Countess of Salisbury

  • 'Elizabeth BROOKE (C. Salisbury)
  • 'Born: 1 Jan 1562, Cobham, Kent, England
  • 'Died: 24 Jun 1596/7
  • 'Buried: Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England
  • 'Notes: Twin with Frances.
  • Father: William BROOKE (5° B. Cobham)
  • Mother: Frances NEWTON (B. Cobham)
  • 'Married: Robert CECIL (1° E. Salisbury) 31 Aug 1589
  • Children:
    • 1. Frances CECIL (C. Cumberland)
    • 2. Catherine CECIL
    • 3. William CECIL (2º E. Salisbury)
  • http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/BROOKE1.htm#Elizabeth BROOKE (C. Salisbury)
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  • 'Hon. Elizabeth Brooke1
  • 'F, #11824, b. 1 January 1562/63, d. 24 January 1596/97
  • Last Edited=20 Feb 2011
  • Consanguinity Index=0.0%
  • ' Hon. Elizabeth Brooke was born on 1 January 1562/63.2 She married Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, son of William Cecil, 1st Baron of Burghley and Mildred Cooke, on 31 August 1589.2 She died on 24 January 1596/97 at age 34.1
  • ' She was the daughter of Sir William Brooke, 10th Lord Cobham (of Kent) and Frances Newton.1 Her married name became Cecil.
  • 'Children of Hon. Elizabeth Brooke and Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury
    • 1.Lady Catherine Cecil
    • 2.William Cecil, 2nd Earl of Salisbury+2 b. 28 Mar 1591, d. 3 Dec 1668
    • 3.Lady Frances Cecil+2 b. 1593, d. 14 Feb 1643/44
  • 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 III, page 349. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2.[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 3, page 3504. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • http://thepeerage.com/p1183.htm#i11824
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  • 'Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, KG, PC (1 June 1563? – 24 May 1612)', son of William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley and Mildred Cooke. His half-brother was Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter.
  • ' Cecil married Elizabeth, the daughter of William Brooke, 10th Baron Cobham in 1589. Their son, William Cecil was born in Westminster on 28 March 1591 and baptized in St Clement Danes on 11 April. Elizabeth died when their son was six years old.[5] He succeeded his father as Earl of Salisbury.
  • References
  • 1.^ Cecil, Robert in Venn, J. & J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge University Press, 10 vols, 1922–1958.
  • 2.^ Britannica.com
  • 3.^ Cam.ac.uk, "Chancellors of the University of Cambridge"
  • 4.^ William Casey (pub.), Alfredo Colman (pub.), Thomas Robinson: New Citharen Lessons (1609), 1997 Baylor University Press, Waco, Texas, ISBN 0-918954-65-7
  • 5.^ G. D. Owen. "Cecil, William, second earl of Salisbury (1591–1668)," in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004-2007.
  • External links
  • http://www.thepeerage.com/p1183.htm#i11825
  • Archival material relating to Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury listed at the UK National Register of Archives
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Cecil,_1st_Earl_of_Salisbury
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  • 'Settlement of lands in Edmonton, Enfield, and elsewhere: made the 31st of ... By Baron William Cecil Burghley
  • Settlement of lands in Edmonton, Enfield, and elsewhere: made the 31st of ... By Baron William Cecil Burghley
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Elizabeth Brooke, Countess of Salisbury's Timeline

1562
January 1, 1562
Cobham, Kent, England
1589
August 31, 1589
Age 27
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
1591
March 28, 1591
Age 29
Westminster, Middlesex, England
1593
1593
Age 31
1593
Age 31
Westminster, London, Middlesex, England
1596
1596
Age 34
London, England
1597
January 24, 1597
Age 35
St Margarets Priory, Marlborough, England
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