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genealogist , writer , armorist

John Philip Brooke Brooke-Little, British genealogist, armorist, writer. Decorated Commander, Royal Victorian Order, Her Majesty the Queen, Knight of Justice, Order of St. John, Her Majesty the Queen, Knight Grand Cross of Grace and Devotion, Order of Malta, Rome, Distinguished Cruz San Raimundo de Peñaforte, Spain.

Background

Brooke-Little, John Philip Brooke was born on April 6, 1927 in London. Son of Raymond and Constance Marie (Egan) Brooke-L.

Education

Master of Arts in History, Oxford (England) University, 1957.

Career

School master various schools, United Kingdom, 1945-1947. Researcher Conservative Party, United Kingdom, 1946. Editor Dod's Peerage and Parliamentary Companion, United Kingdom, 1953-1960.

Bluemantle Pursuivant of Arms Royal Household, United Kingdom, 1957-1967, Richmond Herald of Arms United Kingdom, 1967-1980, Norroy and Ulster King of Arms United Kingdom, 1980-1995, Clarenceux King of Arms United Kingdom, 1995-1997. Founder, chairman The Heraldry Society, United Kingdom, 1947-1997, president, since 1997. Chairman governors Clayesmore School, United Kingdom, 1971-1983.

Chancellor British Association of Order of Malta, Rome, 1973-1977. Registrar College of Arms, England, 1974-1982, treasurer, 1978-1995, library, 1974-1994.

Membership

Freeman City of London. Master Co of Sanders, 1957. Fellow Society Aniquaries.

Member The Heraldry Society, Institute Heraldic and Genealogical Studies, Society Genealogists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Poetry, painting, antiquities, comparative religion.

Connections

Married Mary Lee Pierce, April 30, 1960. Children: Philip, Clare, Leo, Merlin.

father:
Raymond Brooke-L.

mother:
Constance Marie (Egan) Brooke-L.

spouse:
Mary Lee Pierce

child:
Philip Brooke-Little

child:
Clare Brooke-Little

child:
Leo Brooke-Little

child:
Merlin Brooke-Little