Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk

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  1. Brandon's mother Elizabeth was a granddaughter of Sir Maurice Bruyn (d. 8 November 1466), [2] and [3] by Elizabeth Darcy (died c.1471), [3] daughter of Sir Robert Darcy of Maldon, Essex. Before her marriage to Sir William Brandon, Elizabeth (née Bruyn) had been the wife of Thomas Tyrrell (died c. 13 October 1473), esquire, son of Sir Thomas Tyrrell of Heron and Anne Marney. [4] After Sir William Brandon's death at Bosworth, Elizabeth (née Bruyn) married William Mallory, esquire. [5] [3] [6] Brandon had a brother, William, and two sisters, Anne, who married firstly Sir John Shilston, and secondly Sir Gawain Carew, and Elizabeth. [7] [5] [2] [8]
  1. Gunn 2004.
  2. 1 2 3 Richardson II 2011, pp. 359–60.
  3. 1 2 3 Richardson II 2011, p. 360.
  4. Richardson I 2011, p. 14.
  5. 1 2 3 4 Richardson I 2011, p. 298.
  6. Burke 1834, p. 205.
  7. Gunn states that Elizabeth Brandon was Sir William Brandon's daughter by an unknown mistress, and that she married Nicholas Arrowsmith.
  8. Gunn 1988, p. 46.
  9. 1 2 Chisholm 1911, p. 25.
  10. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Chisholm 1911, p. 26.
  11. Gunn 2015, p. Ixix,xxv.
  12. "Survey of London: vol. 25, St George's Fields: The parishes of St. George the Martyr Southwark and St. Mary Newington, Suffolk Place and the Mint, (1955), pp. 22-25". Retrieved 16 September 2013.
  13. "Charles Brandon & Princess Mary Tudor - Biography & Facts". English History. 31 January 2015. Retrieved 9 March 2020.
  14. Weir, Alison. Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy p. 152 London: Random House, 2011
  15. Yonge, Charlotte Mary. The War of the Roses, p. 335 London: Macmillan and Company, 1877
  16. "Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, Henry VIII, Vol. 6, 1069, Sept. 1533". Retrieved 16 September 2013.In a letter to Emperor Charles V, the Imperial ambassador Eustace Chapuys wrote: 'On Sunday next the duke of Suffolk will be married to the daughter of a Spanish lady named lady Willoughby. She was promised to his son, but he is only ten years old...'
  17. "...Lincoln was sickly [...] and Charles did not wish to gamble on his son's survival and risk losing Catherine's lands. So he married her himself." In: "Starkey, David (Hg): Rivals in Power: Lives and Letters of the Great Tudor Dynasties Macmillan, London 1990, p. 178
  18. "Site of Hoxne Hall". Heritage Gateway. Retrieved 24 November 2021.
  19. 1 2 Cokayne 1953, p. 458.
  20. The Picards or Pychards of Stradewy (now Tretower) Castle, and Scethrog, Brecknockshire, (London: Golding and Lawrence, 1878), p. 62 Retrieved 16 September 2013.
  21. 'Parishes: Martley with Hillhampton', A History of the County of Worcester: volume 4 (1924), pp. 289-297 Retrieved 16 September 2013.
  22. Richardson II 2011, p. 455.
  23. Cokayne states that Anne Browne was the daughter of Sir Anthony Browne by his second wife, Lucy Neville; Cokayne 1953 , p. 459.
  24. "Family Search: Community Trees. British Isles. Peerage, Baronetage, and Landed Gentry families with extended lineage, Robert Ughtred, Lord Ughtred". Archived from the original on 25 September 2013. Retrieved 13 September 2013.
  25. Richardson II 2011, pp. 225–6, 340.
  26. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Gunn 1988, p. 94.
  27. "BBC Two - Wolf Hall, Who are the royal subjects? - the Duke of Suffolk (Richard Dillane)".

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Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, wearing the Collar of the Garter, c. 1530
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