Lady Mary Dutton

1502–1580 (Age 78)
Dutton, Cheshire, England

The Life Summary of Mary

Lady Mary Dutton was born in 1502, in Dutton, Cheshire, England as the daughter of Eleanor Leigh. She married Sir Matthew Ellis Sr. in 1529, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1580, in London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 78, and was buried in London, England, United Kingdom.

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Sir Matthew Ellis Sr.
Lady Mary Dutton
Marriage: 1529
Sir Mathew Overleigh
Anghard Ellis
Alice Ellis
Julian Ellis
Matthew Ellis
Sir John Chirstopher Ellis Sr.

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World Events (4)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer
Age 47
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 56
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 67
A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

Name Meaning

(1997: 6318;2007: 12629; 2010: 17057)English (Cheshire, Lancashire, and Staffordshire): habitational name from either Dutton in Cheshire or Dutton in Lancashire. The first is named from Old English dūn ‘hill’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’; the second from the Old English personal name Dudd(a) (see Dodd 1) + Old English tūn.

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

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Sources (4)

  • Mary in entry for Matthew Ellis, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Mary Ells in entry for Matthew Ellis, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Mary Dutton Ellis, "Find A Grave Index"

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