GRUBE, Henry (d.1582), of Devizes, Wilts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
Available from Boydell and Brewer

Constituency

Dates

Family and Education

m. Agnes, 1s. 3da.

Offices Held

Mayor, Devizes 1568, 1573

Biography

The name Grube, of Flemish origin, first appeared in Wiltshire during the fifteenth century. By the reign of Elizabeth the family was prominent in the Potterne and Devizes district. Although his ancestors were engaged in the woollen industry, there is no evidence that Grube himself was a clothier. He owned a h