Otte Wescomb


Brief Life History of Otte

When Otte Wescomb was born in 1520, in Devon, England, his father, Wescomb, was 18 and his mother, (Mrs) (Mrs) Wescomb, was 14. He died in 1561, in Winsham, Somerset, England, at the age of 41, and was buried in Winsham, Somerset, England.

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(Mrs) (Mrs) Wescomb
Otte Wescomb

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Otte Wescomb - male

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1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 29

Book of Common Prayer, a product of the English Reformation, was published in 1549 for assistance in the administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church according to the use of the Church of England. The book outlined morning, evening, and communion prayers and orders for baptism and marriage, thus making England a truly Protestant state.

1558 · Act of Uniformity

Age 38

The Act of Uniformity was passed by the Parliament of England and required all people to go to church once a week. The consequence of not attending church was a fine of 12 pence, which was a considerable amount for a poor person.

Name Meaning

English: see Westcombe .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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