Robert Barkham

London, Middlesex, England

The Life Summary of Robert

Robert Barkham was born in 1511, in London, Middlesex, England as the son of Barkham. He married Lady Jane Frances Barney about 1540, in England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Robert Barkham
Lady Jane Frances Barney
Marriage: about 1540
Edward Barkham

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World Events (5)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer
Age 38
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 47
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.
1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America
Age 74
England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.

Name Meaning

English: locative name from Barkham in Suffolk, recorded as Berk(e)ham in 1220–1517.

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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