Benetta Dering

12 April 1568–1645
Pluckley, Kent, England

The Life of Benetta

When Benetta Dering was christened on 12 April 1568, in Pluckley, Kent, England, her father, Richard Dering, was 33 and her mother, Margaret Twysden, was 23. She married John Fisher on 26 January 1594, in Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1645, in Pluckley, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

John Fisher
Benetta Dering
Marriage: 26 January 1594
Mary Fisher
Elizabeth Fisher
Alexander Fisher
George Fisher
John Fisher
Henry Fisher

Spouse and Children

26 January 1594
Maidstone, Kent, England, United Kingdom


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings




    Sir Anthony Dering


    Child Deering



    Thomas Dering


+7 More Children

World Events (5)

1569 · State Lottery

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.
1571 · The Royal Exchange is Organized

The Royal Exchange was organized in January 1571 by Sir Thomas Gresham. Gresham is known as the father of English banking.
1600 · The Honourable East India Company

The Honourable East India Company, a British joint-stock company, was established in 1600 for trade in the Indian Ocean region. At its height, the British East India Company had a private army which was twice the size of the British Army, ruled large sections of India, and revenues in the millions.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Dear 1.2 German: probably a variant of Döring ( see Doering ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bennet Dearing 12 April 1568 of Pluckley, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911;
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  • Web: Netherlands, GenealogieOnline Trees Index, 1000-2015

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