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Sir Thomas Browne MP
17 generations from the origin. Great x 15 grandfather.
Birth: c. 1414, Eythorne, Eastry, Kent, England;
Death: Jul 29, 1460; Betchworth Castle, Surrey, England; Hanged
Age: 46

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  • Sheriff of Kent - Dates: 1440, 1460
  • Member of Parliament, Dover, England - Dates: 1439-1444
  • Member of Parliament, Kent, England - Dates: 1445-1446
  • Member of Parliament, Wallingford, England - Dates: 1449-1450
  • Knight - Dates: 1449
  • Chancellor of the Exchequer (King Henry IV) - Dates: 1440-1450
  • Justice of Peace for Surrey - Dates: 1454-1460


Sir Thomas Browne MP was a medieval Chancellor of the Exchequer of England.

Sworn to the peace in Kent in 1434. He was Justice of Peace for Kent from 1436 to 24 Dec. 1450. He was Member of Parliament (MP) between 1439 and 1444 for Dover. He was High Sheriff for Kent in 1443-4, and then MP between 1445 and 1446 for Kent. He was present at Parliament in 1447 and 1449 as Under Treasurer. He was MP between 1449 and 1450 for Wallingford. He was knighted 1449/51. During the reign of King Henry IV, his highest post was that Chancellor of the Exchequer which post he held between 1440 and 1450. He was later Justice of Peace for Surrey from 20 July 1454 till death. He was executed on the gallows at Tyburn on 29 Jul 1460.

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Thomas was born about 1414. He was the son and heir of Robert Browne and a nephew of Stephen Browne MP He married Eleanor daughter and coheir of Thomas Fitzalan (third son of Lord Maltravers) in 1434. Eleanor later remarried Thomas Vaughan in 1461. Thomas had seven sons and several daughters:
Sir George Browne, Knt, was M.P. Surrey. Knighted after the Battle of Tewkesbury.
Thomas Browne
Robert Browne Of Chilham, Kent, Eng; m Anne
Sir Anthony Browne; Standard bearer for Eng;
William Browne (of Tavistock, Devon)
Leonard Browne
Edward Browne
Katherine Browne m Humphrey Sackville of Buckhurst, Sussex (1426 – January 24, 1488).
Jane Browne

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Lady Eleanor FitzAlan
c. 1415 - aft Jun 1, 1469
Sir Anthony Browne
Great x 15 grandfather
1443 - Nov 19, 1506
Sir Robert Browne
Great x 14 grandfather
c. 1435 -
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