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Beatrice Shirley Brome

  • Birth unknown England
  • Death 10 Jul 1483 Baddesley Clinton, Warwick District, Warwickshire, England
  • Burial Baddesley Clinton, Warwick District, Warwickshire, England
  • Memorial ID 103449923

Beatrice (or Beatrix) was the daughter of Sir Ralph Shirley and Joan (or Jocosa) Basset. She was a direct descendant of King William I "the Lion" of Scotland, Kings Henry II and John of England, and many other monarchs.

She married John Brome (Jr.) alias Brown, called "Esq.," of Baddesley Clinton, Lapworth Hall (in Lapworth), and Warwick, Warwickshire. They had the following children (information in part from Anne Shurtleff Stevens):

Thomas (abt. 1438-by 1473);
Nicholas, Esq. (abt. 1450-1516), heir of his brother Thomas;
Jane, wife of John Gregory; and
Isabel, wife of Robert John Denton

Through her son Nicholas's daughter Elizabeth (Brome) Hawes, Beatrice was the 3rd-great-grandmother of Edmund Hawes Jr., who came to Plymouth Colony aboard the "James" in 1635 and has countless descendants in America.

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Gravesite Details Heartfelt thanks to Anne Shurtleff Stevens for creating this memorial.





  • Maintained by: European Ancestors
  • Originally Created by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
  • Added: 12 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103449923
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Beatrice Shirley Brome (unknown–10 Jul 1483), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103449923, citing St Michael Churchyard, Baddesley Clinton, Warwick District, Warwickshire, England ; Maintained by European Ancestors (contributor 48764849) .