Robert Orchard

1346–1410 (Age 64)
Orchard Portman, Somerset, England

The Life of Robert

When Robert Orchard was born in 1346, in Orchard Portman, Somerset, England, his father, Thomas Orchard, was 16 and his mother, Alice, was 20. He married Margaret Manningford in England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died in 1410, in Somerset, England, at the age of 64.

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Robert Orchard
Margaret Manningford
Richard Orchard
Richard W. Orchard
William De Orchard

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England, United Kingdom


    Richard Orchard


    Richard W. Orchard



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1382 · Wycliffe's Bible

Age 36

John Wycliffe, English theologian and professor at the University of Oxford, completed a translation of the Bible from the Latin Vulgate into Middle English. This translation is known as Wycliffe's Bible and was completed around 1382.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by an orchard, or a metonymic occupational name for a fruit grower, from Middle English orchard.2 English: habitational name from any of the places called Orchard. Those in Devon and Somerset are named from Old English ortgeard, orceard (a compound of wort, wyrt ‘plant’ (later associated with Latin hortus ‘garden’) + geard ‘yard’, ‘enclosure’), while East and West Orchard near Shaftesbury in Dorset have a different origin, ‘(place) beside the wood’, from Celtic ar + cēd.3 Scottish: English surname adopted as equivalent of Urquhart .

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

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