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Giles Brent

Male 1600 - 1679  (79 years)


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  • Name Giles Brent 
    Born 1600  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Alternate death Between 31 Aug 1671 and 15 Feb 1672  [2
    Died 2 Sep 1679  Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Person ID I26095  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2019 

    Father Richard Brent,   b. of Larkstoke in Ilmington, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1 May 1652 
    Mother Elizabeth Reade,   d. Bef 16 May 1631 
    Married 1594  [2
    Family ID F15616  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Kittamaquund,   b. Abt 1631, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 18 Apr 1654 and 4 Sep 1655  (Age ~ 23 years) 
    Married Bef 9 Jan 1645  [3
    Children 
     1. Mary Brent,   b. Abt 1654, Acquia, Stafford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F15614  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • At Jamestown 23 May 1625; removed to Maryland in 1638. Member of the Provincial Council, 1638-44, and of the Maryland Assembly, 1639, 1641, 1642, and 1648. Acting Governor and Lieutenant-General of Maryland, 1643-44.

      "A band of Parliamentarians led by Richard Ingle and William Claiborne attacked St. Mary's City on February 14, 1644/5, and carried Giles Brent, Father Andrew White, and others in chains to England. Upon his arrival in London, Giles brought suit against his captors and returned to Maryland before June 19, 1647." [Roberta Estes, citation details below.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1504] Paul Nordberg, "Family History.".

    2. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

    3. [S3403] Roberta Estes, Daughters of Princess Mary Kittamaquund.