William Brouncker (died 1596)
Sir William Brouncker (c.1547-1596), was an English politician.
He was the eldest son of Henry Brouncker of Melksham and Erlestoke and was trained in the law at the Middle Temple (1566). He succeeded his father in 1568 and was knighted in 1592.
He was elected a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Westbury in 1572 and 1584 and Wiltshire in 1586, 1589 and 1593. He was a member of the Wiltshire bench as a Justice of the Peace from 1573 and appointed High Sheriff of Wiltshire for 1581–82.
He married Martha, the daughter of Sir Walter Mildmay, and had one son and four daughters.
- "BROUNCKER WILLIAM, (c.1547-96), of Melksham, Erlestoke and Winterbourne, Wilts.". History of Parliament online. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
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