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  • Agnes Baley (c.1528 - d.)
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  • Agnes Browne (c.1460 - 1516)
    Bond's "Genealogies...":         'Christopher Browne, of Stamford, and of Tolethorpe, County Rutland, married (first) Grace, [from this marriage=Fra...
  • Agnes Browne (1427 - 1470)
    Agnes was born about 1429 in of,Stamford,Lincolnshire,England. She died about 1470. Her parents are not known. Married about 1449 to John Browne was born about 1425 in of,Tolethorp, Rutlanshire, ...

About the Browne surname

Browne is a surname of English and Scottish origin. It is a spelling variant of the surname Brown, derived from a nickname concerning the complexion of an individual, or the color of their hair. The nickname is derived from the Old English brun, Middle English brun or broun,or Old French brun.The root word is also sometimes found in Old Norse Brunn.

Brown can also be derived from the Gaelic Donn,which means brown.

Variations: Braun, Broun, Brown, Dunn, Le Brun

Source:

   * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_%28surname%29