Biography of Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: Egerton

EVENTS

In 1540 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 was born to Richard Egerton 1510-1579 (30) and Mary Alice Grosvenor 1535-1599 (5) at Dodleston, Cheshire

In 1559 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (19) graduated as Bachelor of Arts at Brasenose College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire

In 1576 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (36) and Elizabeth Ravenscroft 1544-1588 (32) were married

In 1577 Thomas Egerton 1577- was born to Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (37) and Elizabeth Ravenscroft 1544-1588 (33)

Before 1579 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 was appointed as Queen's Counsel

In 1579 John Egerton 1st Earl Bridgewater 1579-1649 was born to Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (39) and Elizabeth Ravenscroft 1544-1588 (35)

In 1579 Mary Egerton 1579- was born to Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (39) and Elizabeth Ravenscroft 1544-1588 (35)

On 28 Jun 1581 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (41) was appointed as Solicitor General

In 1584 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (44) was elected as MP Cheshire

In 1594 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (54) was knighted

In 1596 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (56) and Elizabeth More were married

On 20 Oct 1600 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (60) and Alice Spencer Countess Derby 1549-1637 (51) were married

On 08 Feb 1601 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (61) and three others were held hostage by Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (35) at Essex House, Strand, Westminster. Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (61) attempted to rouse London but his support never materialised. When he returned to Essex House, Strand, Westminster he found the hostages gone. Essex House, Strand, Westminster was besieged by the Queen's men under Charles Howard 1st Earl Nottingham 1536-1624 (65) . Robert Devereux 2nd Earl Essex 1565-1601 (35) and Henry Wriothesley 3rd Earl Southampton 1573-1624 (27) surrendered. Charles Danvers 1568-1601 (33) and Christopher Blount 1565-1601 (36) took part. Roger Manners 5th Earl Rutland 1576-1612 (24) was implicated and was imprisoned for several months. He was fined £30000; a staggering amount three times more than any other conspirator.

In 1603 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (63) was appointed as Lord Chancellor

On 21 Jul 1603 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (63) was created 1st Baron Ellesmere. Alice Spencer Countess Derby 1549-1637 (54) by marriage Baron Ellesmere.

In 1607 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (67) was appointed as Lord Lieutenant Buckinghamshire

On 07 Nov 1616 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (76) was created 1st Viscount Brackley. Alice Spencer Countess Derby 1549-1637 (67) by marriage Viscount Brackley.

On 15 Mar 1617 Thomas Egerton 1st Viscount Brackley 1540-1617 (77) died

ANCESTRY

Father: Richard Egerton 1510-1579

GrandFather: Ralph Egerton 1458-1528

1G GrandFather: Philip Egerton -1474

Mother: Mary Alice Grosvenor 1535-1599

GrandFather: Richard Grosvenor 1480-1543

1G GrandFather: Robert Grosvenor -1542

2G GrandFather: Robert Grosvenor

3G GrandFather: Ralph Grosvenor

4G GrandFather: Thomas Grosvenor 1377-1429

GrandMother: Catherine Cotton 1490-1535

1G GrandFather: Richard Cotton 1455-1497

2G GrandFather: John Cotton 1434-1456

3G GrandFather: Richard Cotton

2G GrandMother: Mary Pole

3G GrandFather: Ralph Pole 1412-1460

3G GrandMother: Eva Joan Grosvenor 1416-1510

4G GrandFather: Thomas Grosvenor 1377-1429

1G GrandMother: Joan Brereton

2G GrandFather: William Brereton 1414-1456