Sir Matthew Arundell

1537–1598 (Age 62)
Wardour Castle, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Matthew

When Sir Matthew Arundell was born on 3 January 1537, in Wardour Castle, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Earl Thomas Arundell KB MP, was 35 and his mother, Lady Margaret Howard, was 32. He married Lady Margaret Willoughby in 1554, in Wollaton, Nottinghamshire, England. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 24 December 1598, in his hometown, at the age of 61, and was buried in Tisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Sir Matthew Arundell
1537–1598
Lady Margaret Willoughby
1543–1591
Marriage: 1554
Sir Thomas Arundell 1st Baron Arundell of Wardour
1560–1639
William Arundell
1562–1592
Anne Howard
1565–
Thomas Howard
1598–
Lady Catherine Arundell
1562–1639
Sir Thomas Wardour
1567–1609
Thomas Howard Arundell
1578–1642
Thomas Howard Mowbray
1585–1646

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1554
Wollaton, Nottinghamshire, England
children

(8)

  • William Arundell

    Male1562–1592Male

  • Lady Catherine Arundell

    Female1562–1639Female

  • Anne Howard

    Female1565–Female

  • Sir Thomas Wardour

    Male1567–1609Male

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from a place in West Sussex, seat of the Dukes of Norfolk, named Arundel, from Old English hārhūne ‘horehound’ (a plant) + dell ‘valley’. 2. (of Norman origin): nickname for someone supposedly resembling a swallow, from Old French arondel, diminutive of arond ‘swallow’ (Latin hirundo, confused with (h)arundo ‘reed’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Matthew Arundell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • birth, death, parents, marriage
  • wikipedia

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