Browne, John, approximately 1608-1691

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John Browne (circa 1608-1691) was a parliamentary official. He became a student in the Middle Temple in 1628 and was appointed clerk of the parliaments in 1638. Following the break between the king and parliament in 1642, he remained at Westminster to serve the House of Lords. In 1650 the House of Commons appointed Henry Scobell, over Browne, as their clerk and as designated clerk of the parliaments, but in 1660, the House of Lords reinstated Browne as clerk of the parliaments. He served the house for another thirty years until his death in 1691. He acquired property in Northamptonshire and as well as a house in Twickenham, and was father-in-law to Sir Roger Cave.

From the description of [Parliamentary speeches, debates, etc. and other miscellaneous manuscripts], [15th-17th century]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702177519

From the description of [Commonplace book], circa 1680. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702177512

From the description of [Miscellaneous Parliamentary manuscripts], [17th century]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702177517

From the description of Parliamentary extracts, lists, etc., 16th-17th century. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702177520

John Browne (circa 1608-1691) was a parliamentary official. He became a student in the Middle Temple in 1628 and was appointed clerk of the parliaments in 1638. Following the break between the king and parliament in 1642, he remained at Westminster to serve the House of Lords. In 1650 the House of Commons appointed Henry Scobell, over Browne, as their clerk, but in 1660, the House of Lords reinstated Browne as clerk of the parliaments. He served the house for another thirty years until his death in 1691. He acquired property in Northamptonshire and as well as a house in Twickenham, and was father-in-law to Sir Roger Cave.

From the description of Parliamentary speeches, negotiations, etc., 1599-1641. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702177521

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associatedWith Ashe, Thomas, fl. 1600-1618. person
associatedWith Bowyer, Robert, d. 1622. person
associatedWith Buckingham, George Villiers, Duke of, 1592-1628. person
associatedWith Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685. person
associatedWith Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649. person
associatedWith Charles I, King of Great Britain, 1600-1649. person
associatedWith Coke, John, Sir, 1563-1644. person
associatedWith Conway, Edward Conway, Earl of, 1623-1683. person
associatedWith Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603. person
associatedWith Finch of Fordwich, John Finch, Baron, 1584-1660. person
associatedWith Glanville, John, Sir, 1586-1661. person
associatedWith Gonzaga family. family
associatedWith Great Britain. Parliament. corporateBody
associatedWith Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords. corporateBody
associatedWith Henrietta Maria, Queen, consort of Charles I, King of England, 1609-1669. person
associatedWith Hereford, Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of, 1309-1361. person
associatedWith Holles, Denzil Holles, Baron, 1599-1680. person
associatedWith James I, King of England, 1566-1625. person
associatedWith Lawes, William, 1602-1645. person
associatedWith Northampton, William de Bohun, Earl of, d.1360. person
associatedWith Oldisworth, Michael, 1591-1654? person
associatedWith Order of the Garter. corporateBody
associatedWith Pym, John, 1584-1643. person
associatedWith Strafford, Thomas Wentworth, Earl of, 1593-1641. person
associatedWith Vane, Henry, Sir, 1612?-1662. person
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Birth 1608

Death 1691

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