Thomas Bromley ca.1580-1641

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Sir Thomas BROMLEY ca.1580-1641

Biographical Note

Son of Henry Bromley of Holt Castle, Worcestershire. Matriculated Queen’s College, Oxford 1600, but did not graduate. Knighted 1603; MP for Worcestershire 1614, and 1628.


Bromley’s probate inventory lists, in the Inner Parlour, “his library of bookes, being mostly French and Italian”, valued at £4 (from a total estate value of £150).

Characteristic Markings

None of Bromley’s books have been identified.


  • History of Parliament.
  • Foster, J. Alumni Oxonienses. London, 1888.
  • Wanklyn, M. (ed), Inventories of Worcestershire landed gentry, 1637-1786, 1998, 167.