Faith Steward

about 1548–1596 (Age 48)
Norwich, Norfolk, England

The Life of Faith

When Faith Steward was born about 1548, in Norwich, Norfolk, England, her father, Austen Styward "Lord Mayor of Norwich", was 57 and her mother, Alice Reppes, was 23. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with John Aldrich. She died in 1596, at the age of 48.

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John Aldrich
Faith Steward
Anne Aldrich
John Aldridge
Elisabetha Aldriche
Faith Aldridge

Spouse and Children



    Anne Aldrich


    Elisabetha Aldriche



    John Aldridge


Parents and Siblings




    Edward Steward


    Edward Steward


World Events (6)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 1

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 10

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 21

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

Name Meaning

English: variant of Stewart .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Faith in entry for John Aldritche, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Faith Steward Rayley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Fayth in entry for Elizabethe Aldritche, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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