Sir Thomas Brandon
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Sir Thomas Brandon


Installed 1507 (under Henry VII)

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Loyal to the exiled Henry Tudor, Brandon fled to the continent following a failed rebellion against Richard III in 1483. On Henry's accession, undertook military and diplomatic service for the Tudor regime. A fine sportsman, he was appointed Master of the Horse to Henry VII. On his death, Brandon was buried at Blackfriars in London. His inheritance passed to Charles Brandon, his nephew.