Elizabeth Broke1,2,3

Female, #8828, (before 1547 - say 2 Jul 1606)
AFN* Her Ancestral File Number is AFN:G5Q3-CD. 
Birth*before 1547 Elizabeth was born at Harrietsham, co. Kent, England, before 1547. 
Married Namesay 1568  As of say 1568, her married name was Goode. 
Marriagesay 1568 She married John Goode of London, gent. say 1568. 
Marriage*17 Dec 1589 She married Thomas Culpeper of Wilmington, co. Sussex at co. Kent, England, on 17 Dec 1589. 
Name-AltSpell This surname is sometimes spelled Colepeper. 
Married Name17 Dec 1589  As of 17 Dec 1589, her married name was Culpeper. 
Name-AltSpell This surname is sometimes spelled Culpepper. 
Biography* Her will, proved in 1604 as P. C. C. Stafforde, 54, shows that she had children by her first husband, John Gode, `merchant taylor,' viz: John Gode, 'of London, gent;' Francis; Anne, wife of Cassian Cooper; Katheryn, wife of Robert Hampson, Alderman of London; and Mary, wife of John Leade, 'merchant taylor.4
Will22 Oct 1602 John, Elizabeth, Thomas, Anthony, Henry, John, William and Elizabeth named as heir(s) in the will of Thomas Culpeper of Wilmington, co. Sussex on 22 Oct 1602.5 
Will*13 Jun 1604 She made a will at Wilmington, co. Sussex, England, on 13 Jun 1604.

I Elizabeth Culpeper of Wilmington widowe. To be buryed near or in the place where the body of my late husband Thomas Culpeper (Thomas Culpeper of Wilmington, co. Sussex) was buried. To the poor parishioners of Willmington 20s. To my cousin Robert Brooke his children 20s. Unto Abraham Brooke his brother £20. Unto Elizabeth God my goddaughter and the daughter of my eldest son John God the furniture in the porch chamber. Unto his daughter Dorothy God the furniture of chamber wherein I usually lye. Unto my daughter Cowper the furniture of chamber over kitchen. To my daughter Leake the furniture of chamber next old kitchen. To William Jorden my servant a bed and bedstedle. My son John shall have speciall regarde to legacy given to old Shubert and to Richard Collyer by my husbands last will. The residue after payment of my debts to be divided into 6 parts, of which 2 parts to my eldest son John God, one part to my daughter Cowper, a fourth part to my daughter Dame Katherine Hampson, the fifth part to My daughter Leake, and the sixth part to my son Fraunces, the same to be ordered and guided by a codical annexed to my late husband's will. Son John God sole executor to perform the will of my late husband Thomas Culpeper. Friends John Culpeper of Fockington Esqr (John Culpeper of Folkington, co. Sussex) and Herbert Springet, gentleman overseers to whom £5 each. Dated 13 Jun 1604. Proved by John God 28 Jul 1606.6 
Death*say 2 Jul 1606 She died say 2 Jul 1606. 
Burial*3 Jul 1606 Her body was interred on 3 Jul 1606 at Wilmington, co. Sussex, England
Probate28 Jul 1606 Probate action was taken on Elizabeth's estate on 28 Jul 1606 at co. Kent, England,

P.C.C. 54 Stafforde. 

Family

Thomas Culpeper of Wilmington, co. Sussex (1543 - 7 Oct 1603)
Marriage*17 Dec 1589 She married Thomas Culpeper of Wilmington, co. Sussex at co. Kent, England, on 17 Dec 1589. 
Last Edited2 Feb 2013

Citations

  1. Her maiden name is not proven, but was reported as "Broke" by Jason Scott-Warren.
  2. Col. F.W.T. Attree R.E./F.S.A. & Rev. J.H.L. Booker M.A., "The Sussex Colepepers, Part I", Sussex Archaeological Collections, XLVII,47-81, (1904)http://gen.culpepper.com/historical/sussex/default.htm.
  3. E-mail written 19 Dec 2012 to Warren L. Culpepper from Jason Scott-Warren, University of Cambridge, e-mail address.
  4. Fairfax Harrison, The Proprietors of the Northern Neck - Chapters of Culpepper Genealogy, Richmond, VA: The Old Dominion Press (Privately printed), 1926, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film #929429. Transcription available online at: http://gen.culpepper.com/historical/nneck/default.htm
    Chapter 2a.
  5. Fairfax Harrison, The Proprietors of the Northern Neck - Chapters of Culpepper Genealogy, Richmond, VA: The Old Dominion Press (Privately printed), 1926, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Film #929429. Transcription available online at: http://gen.culpepper.com/historical/nneck/default.htm
    Abstract of the Will of Thomas Culpeper, of Wilmington, from Lewes, A. 11, 218, and P.C.C., 102 Bolein.
  6. Col. F.W.T. Attree R.E./F.S.A. & Rev. J.H.L. Booker M.A., "The Sussex Colepepers, Part I", Sussex Archaeological Collections, XLVII,47-81, (1904)http://gen.culpepper.com/historical/sussex/default.htm.
    P.C.C. 54 Staffordes.