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

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

m. Agnes, 1s. 3da.

Offices Held

Mayor, Devizes 1568, 1573


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