Peter Brown d.1692

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Peter BROWN or BROWNE d.1692

Biographical Note

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.

Characteristic Markings

None of Brown's books have been identified.