Fortune Collingwood

about 1537–
Etal, Northumberland, England

The Life of Fortune

When Fortune Collingwood was born about 1537, in Etal, Northumberland, England, her father, Henry Collingwood, was 35 and her mother, Mrs Collingwood, was 33. She married Thomas Collingwood about 1558, in Ford, Northumberland, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died in Etal, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom.

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Thomas Collingwood
Fortune Collingwood
Marriage: about 1558
Henry Collingwood
Cuthbert Collingwood
Miss Collingwood
Miss Collingwood
Robert Collingwood
Miss Collingwood
Miss Collingwood

Spouse and Children

about 1558
Ford, Northumberland, England


    Henry Collingwood


    Cuthbert Collingwood


    Miss Collingwood


    Miss Collingwood


    Robert Collingwood


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Collingwood


    Mrs Collingwood




World Events (7)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 12

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 21

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 32

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Collingwood in Staffordshire, although the surname is now more common on Tyneside. The place name arose from a wood the ownership of which was disputed (from Middle English calenge ‘dispute’, ‘challenge’).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Collingwood of Great Ryle Pedigree in `A history of Northumberland Volume 14 including Whittingham Parish. Northumberland County History Committee 942.82 D22his
  • Pedigrees recorded by the Heralds Visitations of Northumberland made by Richard St.George in 1615 and William Dugdale in 1666 ed. Joseph Foster 942.82D23f
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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