Catherine Wyndham

Brief Life History of Catherine

When Catherine Wyndham was born in 1535, in Watchet, Somerset, England, her father, John Wyndham, was 41 and her mother, Lady Elizabeth Sydenham, was 29. She married Thomas Carne in 1554, in Watchet, Somerset, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in May 1585, in her hometown, at the age of 50, and was buried in South Perrott, Dorset, England.

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Christopher Wood
1539–1606
Catherine Wyndham
1535–1585
Marriage: 1564
Esther Wood
1565–1589
John Wood
1575–1639

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  • Catherina Slade, "England, Dorset, Parish Registers, 1538-1936"

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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.

1569 · State Lottery

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Windham .

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

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