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From: Renia <>
Subject: Re: Brownes of London
Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 02:54:15 +0100
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I've been examing some Yorkshire marriage licences recently, and some of
given ages are way out, so it possibly happened in London, as well.
"D. Spencer Hines" wrote:
> Thank you kindly!
> Yes, Rosie Bevan was kind enough to send that to me as well.
> It's quite intriguing. Faris PA2:398 does not have the father, Nicholas
> Does anyone have this Nicholas in the Browne Family of interest?
> I'm puzzled about the age. Other sources have Richard born circa 1598
> to 1600.
> Richard was allegedly the fourth son and fourth child. His parents were
> married in 1588.
> His father Lawrence Washington, gentleman, of Sulgrave Manor was
> reportedly born in 1568.
> So, it's hard to see how Richard could have been born in 1581, making
> him 46 in 1627.
> He died in Jan 1642, at about 44-46 and was buried from the same church
> where he was married, St. Martin's-in-the-Field. If he was born in
> 1597/8 he could have been 46 when he DIED.
> I wonder if Colonel Chester or Joseph Foster might have made a
> transcription error, confusing the records, and Richard was actually
> about 27-29 when he married and DIED at 46.
> D. Spencer Hines
> Lux et Veritas et Libertas
> "Forsan et haec olim meminisse juvabit." Publius Virgilius Maro
> (Virgil) [70-19 B.C.] [Aeneid I, 203] Aeneas, seeking to comfort his
> men as they contemplate an arduous journey to Italy, reassures them
> that, "Someday, perhaps, it will be pleasant to remember all this."
> All replies to the newsgroup please. Thank you kindly.
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> Vires et Honor
> "Marin-Guzman" <> wrote in message
> | Spencer, this is the entry I've found in Colonel Chester's "London
> | Licences 1521-1869", ed Joseph Foster, London 1887.
> | (Taken from the Bishop of London's Office, also the Dean and Chapter
> | Westminster's Office 1599-1699.)|
> | Washington, Richard, gent., of St. Martin-in-the- Fields, bachelor,
> 46, and
> | Frances Browne of same, spinster, 27, daughter of Nicholas Browne,
> | - at St. Martin-in-the-Fields. 14 April, 1627.|
> | Hope it helps you.
> | Pedro Marin-Guzman
> | ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> | > From: "D. Spencer Hines" <>
> | > Organization: Apsley West
> | > Reply-To: "D. Spencer Hines" <>
> | > Newsgroups: soc.genealogy.medieval
> | > Date: Thu, 10 May 2001 17:13:12 +0100
> | > Subject: Brownes of London
> | >
> | > Well, let's discuss them some more.
> | >
> | > Frances Browne is alleged to have married a Richard Washington at
> | > Martin-in-the-Fields in 1627.
> | >
> | > So, the operative question is whether Frances is a member of this
> | > Family ---- and if so, who her parents were.