Francis Bradburne

about 1532–
Lea, Derbyshire, England

The Life of Francis

When Francis Bradburne was born about 1532, in Lea, Derbyshire, England, his father, Sir Humphrey Bradbourne Knight, was 21 and his mother, Elizabeth Turville, was 22.

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Sir Humphrey Bradbourne Knight
Elizabeth Turville
George Bradborne
Francis Bradburne
John Bradburne
Hugh Bradburne
Nicholas Bradburne
Anne Bradbourne
Humphrey Bradbourne
Edward Bradburne
Jerman Bradburne
Anthony Bradburne

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World Events (3)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 17

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 26

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 37

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

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Bradbourne in Derbyshire or Brabourne in Kent, both named with Old English brād ‘broad’ + burna ‘stream’.

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

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