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    BRAMPTON, William I (d.1406), of London.

    times as a mainpernor in these two departments of state, once for John Brampton, a Northamptonshire clergyman, who may well have been his kinsman.[footnote] In February 1396 Brampton and three other Londoners bound themselves in £200 as guarantors of Thomas

    THROCKMORTON, Simon (d.1585), of Brampton, Hunts.

    (d.1585), of Brampton, Hunts. Constituency Dates Huntingdon Apr. 1554 Huntingdonshire 1559 Biography Throckmorton was one of the family of Coughton, Warwickshire, his father’s brother being Sir George Throckmorton, who married Katherine, daughter of Nicholas, 1st Baron Vaux of Harrowden. By

    THROCKMORTON, Simon (by 1526-85), of Brampton, Hunts.

    (by 1526-85), of Brampton, Hunts. Constituency Dates Huntingdon Apr. 1554 Huntingdonshire 1559 Biography Simon Throckmorton’s father, a younger brother of Sir George Throckmorton, settled at Higham Ferrers, where he was steward for the duchy of Lancaster; he was also duchy

    BRANTHAM (BRAMPTON), Thomas, of Dunwich, Suff.

    BRANTHAM (BRAMPTON), Thomas, of Dunwich, Suff. Constituency Dates Dunwich May 1413 Dunwich 1423 Ofifces Held Under bailiff, Dunwich Sept. 1411-13. Biography In January 1403, when Brantham was living in St. John's parish in Dunwich, he contributed 2d. to the first

    BRAMPTON, William II (d.1440), of Burford and Oxford.

    BRAMPTON, William II (d.1440), of Burford and Oxford. Constituency Dates Oxford Mar. 1416 Oxford 1419 Oxford May 1421 Oxford 1425 Ofifces Held Tax collector, Oxford Mar. 1401, Oxon. Dec. 1429, Aug. 1430. Ofifces Held Bailiff, Oxford Mich. 1404-6; alderman

    GURDON, John (c.1544-1623), of Assington, nr. Sudbury, Suff.

    Gurdon died 21 Sept. 1623. His will, made in December 1621, and proved 10 Oct. 1623, cut out the heir Brampton, who nevertheless inherited the entailed lands. The executor and residuary legatee was a grandson John, Brampton’s son by his

    BERNARD, John (1630-79), of Brampton Park, Hunts.

    (1630-79), of Brampton Park, Hunts. Constituency Dates Huntingdon 1654 Huntingdon 1656 Huntingdon 1659 Huntingdon 1660 Ofifces Held Commr. for assessment, Hunts. 1657, Aug. 1660-d., Huntingdon Aug. 1660-1, 1664-d., Mdx. 1673- d. , militia, Hunts. Mar. 1660; j.p. Hunts. Mar. 1660-70,

    CLARKE, Sir Gilbert (c.1645-1701), of Somershall Hall, Brampton, Derbys.

    (c.1645-1701), of Somershall Hall, Brampton, Derbys. Constituency Dates Derbyshire 1685 Derbyshire 1689 Derbyshire 1690 Derbyshire 1695 Ofifces Held J.p. Derbys. 1672-6, 1685-Mar. 1688, 1689-96, 1700-d., commr. for assessment 1673-80, 1689-90, recusants 1675, sheriff 1675-6, dep. lt. 1683-Feb. 1688, Oct. 1688-96,

    TOWNSHEND, Roger (c.1544-90), of Raynham, Norf. and Brampton, Suff.

    of Raynham, Norf. and Brampton, Suff. Constituency Dates Norfolk 1563 Ofifces Held Servant of Thomas, 4th Duke of Norfolk and Philip, Earl of Arundel; perhaps member of royal household by 1576. Biography Townshend’s great-grandfather, Sir Roger Townshend, did well out

    BERNARD, Robert (?1739-89), of Brampton, Hunts.

    (?1739-89), of Brampton, Hunts. Constituency Dates Huntingdonshire 28 Dec. 1765 1768 Westminster 30 Apr. 1770 1774 Ofifces Held Recorder, Bedford 1771- d. Biography The Bernards were an old Huntingdonshire family, and in the 17th century had sat for Huntingdon. Sir

    BRAMPTON, Henry, of Bletchingley, Surr.

    BRAMPTON, Henry, of Bletchingley, Surr. Constituency Dates Bletchingley Dec. 1421 Biography Brampton was probably the son of Philip Brampton of Bletchingley, who, in August 1392, was one of the jurors at the inquisition taken in the borough on the estates

    PROBY, Peter (d.1625), of Brampton, Hunts. and Swithin's Lane, London.

    (d.1625), of Brampton, Hunts. and Swithin's Lane, London. Constituency Dates Kingston-upon-Hull 1593 Liverpool 1597 Ofifces Held Servant to (Sir) Francis Walsingham; member, Barber Surgeons’ Co. 1579, master 1615; servant to (Sir) Thomas Heneage by 1590; post at Chester 1590, confirmed

    HEWSTER, alias BRAMPTON, John (by 1481-1525), of London.

    that John Brampton alias Hewster sued out a pardon in 1509. This is the only reference that has been found to his use of the name Brampton, perhaps derived from Little Brampton near Bishop’s Castle, Shropshire; a William Brampton was

    CORKEBY, John, of Carlisle.

    evidently included the chancery clerk, Richard Ravenser, with whom, in 1386, he took sureties of 40s. from the vicar of Brampton. It is, indeed, interesting to note that most of the business in which he was involved was completed at

    CLAMPE, Philip (by 1508-57), of Huntingdon.

    £40. During the 1550s he bought other property in the town, and at his death he also owned property at Brampton and Godmanchester, thus qualifying himself as an elector of the knights of the shire in 1547 and the spring

    WHARTON, Richard, of Wharton, Westmld.

    violence. By about 1426 Richard was again in trouble, this time for launching an armed raid on an estate at Brampton, near Appleby. In collaboration with William Blenkinsop*, his son, Thomas†, and other members of this powerful Westmorland family, he

    CROMWELL, Richard (1572-1628), of Upwood, Hunts.

    Lostwithiel 1601 Ofifces Held Bailiff and collector of the manor of Brampton, Hunts. 1598. Biography Cromwell was returned at Huntingdon through his family influence. As Member for Huntingdon he was eligible to attend the committee on draining the fens (3

    BERNARD, Sir Robert, 3rd Bt. (d.1703), of Brampton Park, Hunts.

    3rd Bt. (d.1703), of Brampton Park, Hunts. Constituency Dates Huntingdonshire 1689 Ofifces Held Dep. lt. Hunts. Mar. 1688-d., j.p. Oct. 1688-d., commr. for assessment 1689-90; sheriff, Cambs. and Hunts. 1691-2. Biography Bernard was pricked as sheriff in November 1688, probably

    LONG NORTH, Dudley (1748-1829), of Little Glemham Hall and Hurts Hall, Suff.

    1821 session. A "gentleman of distinguished and accomplished manners, and a consistent Whig of the old school', he died at Brampton, "aged 80', in February 1829.[footnote] By his will, dated 25 July 1814 and proved under �18,000, 2 Apr. 1829,

    BLENKINSOP, William, of Hillbeck, Westmld.

    possessed a notable following in the county. Indeed, by 1415 he was in a position to defy John Lancaster of Brampton, an influential local landowner, although it is now impossible to discover who first began the quarrel. According to an

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