John BATTEN II

1529–1570 (Age 41)
Bruton, Somerset, England

The Life of John

When John BATTEN II was born in 1529, in Bruton, Somerset, England, his father, John Humphrey Battyn, was 55 and his mother, Katherine Carminow, was 49. He married Edith Lococke on 1 October 1554. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1570, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

John BATTEN II
1529–1570
Edith Lococke
1533–1629
Marriage: 1 October 1554
Thomas Batten
1550–1636
William Thomas Batten
1550–1636
Elizabeth BATTEN
1557–1557
Dorethe BATTEN
1558–
Lancelot BATTEN
1563–
Mary BATTEN
1564–1610
Edmonde Batten
1566–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 October 1554
children

(7)

    Thomas Batten

    Male1550–1636Male

    William Thomas Batten

    Male1550–1636Male

    Elizabeth BATTEN

    Female1557–1557Female

    Dorethe BATTEN

    Female1558–Female

    Lancelot BATTEN

    Male1563–Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (3)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 20

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 29

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.
1569 · State Lottery

Age 40

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Batt (1 or 2).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • John Batten in entry for Willyam Batten, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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