Lady Mary Fitzroy Lane

Brief Life History of Mary Fitzroy

Lady Mary Fitzroy Lane was born in 1546, in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, England. She had at least 1 son with Henry Puckett. She died on 12 December 1590, in Chester, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 44.

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Henry Puckett
1570–1605
Lady Mary Fitzroy Lane
1546–1590
Major John Henry Puckett
1590–1660

Sources (2)

  • UK and Ireland, Find a Grave® Index, 1300s-Current
  • Geneanet Community Trees Index

World Events (3)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

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

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

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

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a lane, from Middle English, Old English lane, originally a narrow way between fences or hedges, later used to denote any narrow pathway, including one between houses in a town.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Laighin ‘descendant of Laighean’, a byname meaning ‘spear or javelin’.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ‘descendant of Luan’, a byname meaning ‘warrior’, formerly Anglicized as O'Loan. See also Lamb .

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

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