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"BROOK, BROOKE. The first form recorded in Aberdeen. Thomas Bruke was admitted burgess there in 1483 (NSCM., i, p. 30). Local from residence by a brook. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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|Rupert Brooke||Rupert Chawner Brooke (middle name sometimes given as Chaucer) (3 August 1887 ? 23 April 1915) was an English poet known for his idealistic war sonnets written during the First World War (especially "The Soldier"); however, he never experienced combat at first hand.|
|Annette Brooke||Annette Lesley Brooke (born 7 June 1947) is a British politician.|
|Zinzan Brooke||Zinzan Valentine Brooke (born Murray Zinzan Brooke on February 14, 1965; changed name by deed poll) is a former New Zealand rugby union footballer who played at.|
|Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke||Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke, "de jure" 13th Baron Latimer and 5th Baron Willoughby de Broke (3 October 1554 ? 30 September 1628), known before 1621 as Sir Fulke Greville, was an Elizabethan poet, dramatist, and statesman.|
|Henry Brooke||Henry Brooke (1703 ? October 10, 1783) was a novelist and dramatist.|
|Stopford Brooke||Stopford Augustus Brooke (14 November 1832 ? 18 March 1916) was an Irish churchman and writer.|
|James Anson Otho Brooke||James Anson Otho Brooke (February 3 1884 ? October 29, 1914) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.|
|Hillary Brooke||Hillary Brooke (September 8, 1914 ? May 25, 1999), was an American film actress best known for her work in Abbott and Costello and Sherlock Holmes films.|
|Robert Brooke||Colonel Sir Robert Brooke (1744?1811), Lieutenant-Colonel in the army of Bengal and Governor of the island of St Helena from 1788 to 1800.|
|John R. Brooke||John Rutter (or Ruller) Brooke (July 21, 1838 ? September 5, 1926) was a major general in the United States Army during both the American Civil War and the Spanish American War.|
|Robert Brooke||Robert Brooke was born in Virginia, 1761, son of Richard Brooke, and grandson of Robert Brooke, a skilled surveyor, who had been one of Lt.|
|Bunney Brooke||Bunney Brooke (9 January 1921 Golden Square, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia ? 2 April 2000, Sydney, New South Wales) was an Australian actor best known for her television acting roles including the long-running role of Flo Patterson in soap opera "Number 96" in the 1970s.|
|Will Brooke||Will Brooke worked as chief of staff to U.|
|Walker Brooke||Walker Brooke (December 25, 1813 ? February 18, 1869) was a United States Senator from Mississippi.|
|Leonard Leslie Brooke||Leonard Leslie Brooke (1862 ? 1940) was a British artist and writer who was born on 24 September 1862, in Birkenhead, England.|
|Percy Brooke||Percy Brooke (born 1893 in Kidsgrove) was an English professional football left-back.|
|Arthur Brooke||Arthur Brooke (1845 ? 13 April 1918) was the founder of The Brooke Bond Tea Company.|
|Gerald Brooke||Gerald Brooke was a British teacher who taught Russian.|
|Charlotte Brooke||Charlotte Brooke'", ("c".|
|Bernard Brooke||Bernard Brooke is a first class cricketer who played 2 matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club in 1950, against M.|
|James Brooke||James Bettner Brooke (born February 21, 1955 in New York City) is an American journalist who currently works for Bloomberg News.|
|Richard Brooke||Richard Brooke (died 1569) bought the manor of Norton, near Runcorn, Cheshire from Henry VIII in 1545 following the dissolution of the monasteries.|
|Garry Brooke||Garry James Brooke (born 24 November 1960) Bethnal Green, London) is a former professional footballer who played for Tottenham Hotspur, Norwich City, FC Groningen, Wimbledon, Stoke City and Brentford before moving into non-league football.|
|Frank Brooke||Francis Theophilius Brooke J.|
|Sian Brooke||Sian Brooke (born Sian Phillips in Lichfield in 1980) is an English actress, known for portraying Laura in "All About George" and Lori in "Cape Wrath".|
|Ashlynn Brooke||Ashlynn Brooke (born August 14, 1985 in Choctaw, Oklahoma) is an American pornographic actress and feature dancer.|
|Paul Brooke||Paul Brooke (born 22 November 1944) is an English actor of film, television, and radio.|
|George Brooke||Sir George Brooke (1568-1603) was an English aristocrat, executed for his part in two plots against the government of King James I.|
|Basil Brooke||Basil Charles Barrington Brooke (6 April 1895?20 January 1983) was an English cricketer, who also played for the Singapore national cricket team.|
|Lauren Brooke||Lauren Brooke, real name Lauren Thompson, (born July 30, 1982) is a National TV personality, print and voiceover model who currently works for Golf Channel hosting "Top Ten" and "Destination Golf", as well as Hulu.|
|John Brooke||John Brooke (1755-1802) was a Warwickshire politician who developed the Ashted estate near Birmingham and is principally known for his role during and after the Priestley Riots of 1791.|