Brookes, Thomas an eminent English Independent divine, was chosen minister of St. Mary Magdalen about 1651, and ejected in 1662. He died in 1680. He wrote, Precious Remedies for Satan's Devices (1653; about sixty editions): — Heaven on Earth (1654): — The Mute Christian under the Smarting Rod (1660): — The Private Key of Heaven (1665): — Cabinet of Jewels (1669): — and other works. See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors. s.v.