Jane Gerrard

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Gerrard was born about 1530, in Cheshire, England, her father, Sir Richard Gerrard II, was 23 and her mother, Ellen Bollon, was 30. She had at least 4 sons and 5 daughters with Christopher Davenport. She died on 16 May 1563, in Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 34, and was buried in Prestbury, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Christopher Davenport
Jane Gerrard
Sir William Davenport
Nicholas Davenport
Margery Davenport
Catherine Davenport
Isabel Davenport
Dorothy Davenport
Joan Davenport
Thomas Davenport

Sources (3)

  • Marriage to Christopher DAvenport
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jane Gerard -
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jane Gerard -

World Events (2)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

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

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: variant of Gerard .

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