BRERES, Henry (d.1619), of Coventry, Warws.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

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Offices Held

Alderman, Coventry, sheriff 1575-6, mayor 1583-4, 1597.


Born in Preston, Lancashire, Breres was a wealthy Coventry draper who subscribed £25 to the Armada loan and on several occasions lent money to the city. He received 3s.4d. a day for his parliamentary service in 1586-7, and approx