Robert Williams

1554–19 September 1625 (Age 71)
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

Robert Williams was born in 1554, in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom as the son of John Wyllyams lll. He died on 19 September 1625, in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, at the age of 71, and was buried in Stepney, Middlesex, England.

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Family Time Line

John Wyllyams lll
1485–1578
Robert Williams
1554–1625
Matthew Williams
1564–
Joseph Williams
1571–
Henry Fowler Williams
1556–
John Wyllyams IV
1557–1639
Hugh Williams
1558–1642
John Williams
1559–1642
Frances Williams
1562–1581
Richard Williams
1565–
Margaret Alice Williams
1568–1625
William Austin Williams
1569–1618

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World Events (6)

1558 · Act of Uniformity

Age 4

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 15

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.
1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

Age 31

England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: William, William, and "s" for sun, son, meaning son of William

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  • /, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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