Edmund Wood II

1484–
Sowerby, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Edmund

Edmund Wood II was born in 1484, in Sowerby, Yorkshire, England as the son of Margaret Smythe Willoughby. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Edmund Wood II
1484–
Anner Wood
1504–
John Wood
1506–

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

    Anner Wood

    Female1504–Female

    John Wood

    Male1506–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Edmund Wood

    Male1471–1496Male

    John WOOD

    Male1475–1531Male

    Male1482–Male

    Male1484–Male

    Wiliam Wood

    MaleMale

World Events (3)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 65

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 74

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

Age 85

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

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter or forester, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). 2. nickname for a mad, eccentric, or violent person, from Middle English wōd ‘mad’, ‘frenzied’ (Old English wād), as in Adam le Wode, Worcestershire 1221 .

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

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