George Browne 1596-1689

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George BROWNE 1596-1689

Biographical Note

Relative of George Browne (1626-1703). Of Townend, Troutbeck.


Developed the foundations of the Browne family library which continued to be developed through the 18th century.


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  • Purcell, M. Books and readers in eighteenth-century Westmorland: the Brownes of Townend, Library History 17 (2001), 91-106.