DUNCOMBE, John (1558-c.1631), of Great Brickhill, Bucks.

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

b. 1558, 1st s. of Thomas Duncombe of Great Brickhill by Isabel, da. of Thomas Saunders of Amersham. m. Lucy, da. of John Duncombe of Wingrave, 3s. 1da. suc. fa. 1596.

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There were at least four contemporaries of whom the most likely to have been returned for Yarmouth in 1586 is the above, a neighbour of Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon, father of Sir George Carey, the borough patron. Little is known about him except in connexion with family settlements. Administration of his estate was granted to his son Thomas, esquire of the body to Charles I, on 18 Nov. 1631.

Vis. Bucks. (Harl. Soc. lviii), 46-50; C142/246/110, 490/188; PCC 56 Nevell; VCH Bucks. iii. 382; iv. 295; PCC admon. act bk. 1631, f: 67.

Ref Volumes: 1558-1603

Author: Patricia Hyde