Brudenell, John (1584 -1647)
John Brudenell was the third, but after the death of his brother William in 1606, the second surviving son of Robert Brudenell of Packington in Warwickshire, and Catherine Taylard. He was educated privately at Diddington in Huntingdonshire, and was admitted a Fellow Commoner at Caius College, Cambridge 11 January 1599. His elder brother Thomas, afterwards Earl of Cardigan, resigned estates at Oakley and Potton in Bedfordshire to him on inheriting Deene from their uncle John Brudenell. A strong royalist and a Catholic, he died in prison in 1647.