Joan Brooke, 5th Baroness Cobham

Joan Brooke (née Braybroke), 5th Baroness Cobham (d. 25 November 1442), was an aristocrat.

LifeEdit

Her parents were Sir Reginald Braybroke and Joan de la Pole, 4th Baroness Cobham. She succeeded to her mother's title on 13 January 1433 or 1434.

She married c. 20 February 1409 or 1410 Sir Thomas Brooke of Holdich, Thorncombe, Devon, and of Brooke, Somerset (c. 1391 - c. 1439, bur. Thorncombe, Devon), a Knight (bet. 1416-1421) and a Member of Parliament for Somerset in 1417, between 1421 and 1422 and in 1427, and had at least two children, Edward Brooke, 6th Baron Cobham and Reginald Brooke of Aspall, Suffolk, an ancestor of the Brookes of Ufford, Suffolk.[1]

Peerage of England
Preceded by
Joan de la Pole
Baron Cobham
1433/1434–1442
Succeeded by
Edward Brooke

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cobham of Kent, Baron (E, 1313 - abeyant 1951)". www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk.