Isabella Heligan

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

The Life 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 Petit 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 Petit
1285–1334
Isabella Heligan
1295–1344
Marriage: about 1307
John Le Petit
1308–1363
Joanna Petitt
1310–
Amicia Petitt
1312–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1307
Philleigh, Cornwall, England
children

(3)

    Male1308–1363Male

    Joanna Petitt

    Female1310–Female

    Amicia Petitt

    Female1312–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Female1295–1344Female

    Mabel Heligan

    Female1310–Female

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

Irish: variant of Heneghan .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

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

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