John Browne, III (1396 - 1442)

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Birthplace: Stamford, Lincolnshire, England
Death: Died in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England
Occupation: Merchant of the Staple of Calais, draper; merchant of staples; Alderman 1414-1427
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About John Browne, III

John Browne is buried in Church of All Saints (Episcopal) in Stamford, Lincolnshire, Enlgand, erected at his own expense. His body, and the body of his wife Margery are buried at upper end of north aisle of the church. A plate in wall has dates of their burial.

A steeple to the church was built later by son William.

"The most prominent family in the town were the Brownes, whose lavish brasses still decorate the floor of All Saints' Church. The Brownes were wool merchants and members of the wool staple at Calais; it is possible that the large timber-framed building overlooking Red Lion Square (Nos. 6-7) was the Brownes' wool house. Their wealth and domination of the town was confirmed in stone when they rebuilt most of All Saints Church in the 1470s and 80s. The tower with its soaring pinnacle spire was an elegant match for the old steeple of St. Mary's"



John Brown [Parents] was born about 1380 in Stanford Draper,Tolethorp,Rutlandshire,England. He died on 26 Jul 1442 in Allsaints Church,Stamford,Lincolnshire,England. He married Margery.

Margery was born about 1382 in Tolethorp,Rutlandshire,England. She died on 22 Nov 1460 in Allsaints Church,Stamford,Lincolnshire,England. She married John Brown.

They had the following children:

  M i John Browne 

source: -------------------- from "Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, " by Henry Bond, 1855, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Massachusetts, p. 116:

       'John Brown, of Stamford, Draper, Merchant of the Staple of Calais, Alderman of Stamford in 1414, 1422, and 1427; married Margery, died November 22, 1460, buried in All Saints Church, died July 26, 1442, and buried in the Church of All Saints, which was erected at his expense.'

More About John Browne:

Burial: Church of All Saints (Episcopal), Stamford, England

Fact 1: draper; merchant of staples; Alderman 1414-1427;

Fact 2: buried in Church of All Saints (Episcopal); erected at his expense;

Fact 3: JB and wife buried at upper end of north aisle; plate in wall has dates;

Fact 4: steeple built later by son William;

Fact 5: All Saints Church is one of principal ornaments of Stamford;

Fact 6: buried at the upper end of the north aisle of church;

More About Marjery/Marjory:

Burial: Church of All Saints (Episcopal), Stamford, England

-------------------- Alderman of Stamford, England -------------------- Nobleman of Stamford, England

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John Browne, III's Timeline

Stamford, Lincolnshire, England
Age 8
Age 14
Stanford, Lincolnshire, England
Age 29
Of, Tolethorp, Rutlandshire, England
Age 31
Stanford, Lincolnshire, England
July 26, 1442
Age 46
Stamford, Lincolnshire, England
All Saints Church, Stamford, Lincolnshire, England