Peter Brown d.1692
Peter BROWN or BROWNE d.1692
Early career not known; he was created a Cambridge DD in 1684. Rector of Langley, Kent 1662, where his son Edward succeeded him; vicar of Chart, 1664.
In his will, Brown bequeathed his "library of books" to his son Edward, on condition that he pay each of his brothers and sisters £5 apiece "for having them all". The joint library of the Browns, father and son, was auctioned in London, 10.5.1714.
None of Brown's books have been identified.
- Will of Peter Brown, The National Archives PROB 11/408/284.
- A catalogue of books, being the liberary [sic] of Peter Brown, [London, 1714], ESTC n47132.
- Alston, R. C., Inventory of sale catalogues ... 1676-1800, 2010.
- Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.