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Robert Brett

Male - 1540


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  • Name Robert Brett  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Sep 1540  [3, 4
    Alternate death Abt 1542  [5
    Person ID I7989  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 15 May 2018 

    Family Thomasyne Pillond,   b. of Pilland, Pilton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Joan Brett
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F4615  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Or Bright, Brite, etc. Escheator of Devon, 1527. Last steward of Pilton priory before the dissolution, after which he purchased the prior's house, now called "Bull House."

  • Sources 
    1. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.

    2. [S699] The Visitations of the County of Devon, Comprising the Heralds' Visitations of 1531, 1564, & 1620, with additions by J. L. Vivian. Devon: 1895.

    3. [S1982] Frederick Brown, "The Brett Family." Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society 28:79, 1882.

    4. [S1981] Abstracts of Somersetshire Wills, Etc., Copied from the Manuscript Collections of the Late Rev. Frederick Brown by Frederick Arthur Crisp. 1887., year only.

    5. [S49] Genealogics, by Leo Van de Pas.