The ruins of Cowdray House
|Died||23 October 1629|
Francis Browne, 3rd Viscount Montagu
Mary Browne (again)
He was born in 1574, the son of Anthony Browne (22 July 1552 – 29 June 1592), eldest son of Anthony Browne, 1st Viscount Montagu, and Mary Dormer. He became the Second Viscount Montagu at the age of 18 on the death of his grandfather in 1592, from whom he inherited an estate worth between £3600 and £5400 per annum.
- Francis Browne (died young).
- Anthony Browne (died young).
- Francis Browne, 3rd Viscount Montague, who married Elizabeth Somerset, the daughter of Henry Somerset, 1st Marquess of Worcester.
- Mary Browne, who married firstly, William Paulet (d.1621), Lord St. John, eldest son of William Paulet, 4th Marquess of Winchester, and secondly, William Arundell, esquire, of Horningsham, Wiltshire, second son of Thomas Arundell, 1st Baron Arundell of Wardour, and Mary Wriothesley, the daughter of Henry Wriothesley, 2nd Earl of Southampton, by Mary Browne, daughter of Anthony Browne, 1st Viscount Montague.
- Catherine Browne, who married William Tyrwhit.
- Mary Browne (d. January 1685), who married Robert Petre, 3rd Baron Petre (d. October 1638).
- Frances Browne, who married John Blomer.
- Anne Browne, who became a nun.
- Lucy Browne, who became a nun.
He wrote a book on how to manage a nobleman's household entitled "A Booke of Orders and Rules".
He died on 23 October 1629 and is buried in Midhurst Church.
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- Questier, Michael C. (2006). Catholicism and Community in Early Modern England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- Richardson, Douglas (2011). Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, ed. Kimball G. Everingham. I (2nd ed.). Salt Lake City. ISBN 1449966373
- Scott, Sibbald David, ed. (1854). "A Booke of Orders and Rules of Anthony Viscount Montague in 1595". Sussex Archaeological Collections. London: John Russell Smith. VII: 173–212. Retrieved 8 December 2012.
- Anthony Viscount Montague's "A Book of Orders and Rules", by Sir Sibbald David Scott, in Sussex Archaeological Collections, vol. vii, London (1854) at Google Books
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