Isabella Heligan

about 1295–1344 (Age 49)
Mevagissey, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Isabella

When Isabella Heligan was born about 1295, in Mevagissey, Cornwall, England, her father, Sir Richard Heligan, was 25 and her mother, Margaret de Prideaux, was 31. She married John Le Petit ll about 1307, in Philleigh, Cornwall, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in 1344, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

John Le Petit ll
Isabella Heligan
Marriage: about 1307
John Le Petit
Joanna Petitt
Amicia Petitt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1307Philleigh, Cornwall, England
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (3)

    1315 · Famine Strikes Europe
    Age 20
    A famine caused by cold winters and wet summers across Europe caused millions to die due to starvation. Desperation from hunger caused high levels of crime, stampedes in bread lines in London, infanticide, and even cannibalism throughout Europe.
    1328 · First War of Scottish Independence
    Age 33
    The First War of Scottish Independence began after England invaded Scotland in 1296. The Treaty of Edinburgh was signed in 1328 which declared peace between the two kingdoms and brought the war to an end.
    1337 · The Hundred Years' War
    Age 42
    The Hundred Years' War between France and England was largely due to the question of legitimate succession to the French crown.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 161;2007: 309; 2010: 479)Irish: variant of Hennigan .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (2)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Isabella Heligan - birth: 1302; Mevagissey, Cornwall, England
    • Robert Trevathian 1263; John L. Vivian The Visitations of Cornwall

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