BROMLEY, Thomas II (1530-87), of Hodnet, Salop.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1509-1558, ed. S.T. Bindoff, 1982
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Family and Education

b. 1530, 2nd s. of George Bromley of Hodnet, and bro. of George. educ. Oxf. BCL 1560; I. Temple. m. by 1560, Elizabeth, da. of Sir Adrian Fortescue of Shirburn, Oxon., 4s. inc. Henry 4da. Kntd. May 1579.1

Offices Held

Lent reader, I. Temple 1566, treasurer 1573-5.

Recorder, London 1566-9; solicitor-gen. 1569-79; PC Mar. 1579, ld. chancellor 1579-d.; dep. chancellor, Oxf. Univ. 1585.2


Thomas Bromley was the most eminent of a family of lawyers. He was in his 29th year whe