Jane Specott

1530–after 1560 (Age 30)
Thornbury, Devon, England

The Life of Jane

When Jane Specott was born in 1530, in Thornbury, Devon, England, her father, Edmund Speccott, was 35 and her mother, Jane Grenville, was 25. She married William Snelling in 1547, in Plympton, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died after 1560, in Devon, England, at the age of 31.

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William Snelling
Jane Specott
Marriage: 1547
Honor Snelling
Thomas Snelling
William Snelling

Spouse and Children

Plympton, Devon, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



    Roger Speccott


    Katherine Speccott


    Ibbott Speccott


    Honora Speccott



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World Events (2)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 19

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 28

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.

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William Snelling abt 1525 Chaddlewood Devon Eng. family tree

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