Thomas Atte Mede

1280–1330 (Age 50)
Wraxall, Somerset, England

The Life of Thomas Atte

When Thomas Atte Mede was born in 1280, in Wraxall, Somerset, England, his father, Adam Mead, was 50 and his mother, Mrs. Adam Mead, was 25. He married Joyce in 1299, in Wraxall, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in 1330, in Buckinghamshire, England, at the age of 50, and was buried in Gloucestershire, England.

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Thomas Atte Mede
Marriage: 1299
Nicholas Atte Mede

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Wraxall, Somerset, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (3)

1290 · Jews Expelled From England

Age 10

After years of anti-Semitic behavior, King Edward I expelled Jews from England in 1290.
1315 · Famine Strikes Europe

Age 35

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 48

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.

Name Meaning

1 North German: habitational name for someone from Emden in northwest Germany.2 South German: from Middle High German āmad ‘second (grass) cut’, dialect emd, hence a nickname for the owner of a field or meadow suitable for a second harvest.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Atte Mede - Church record: birth-name: Thomas Atte Mede

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