William Perry

Brief Life History of William

When William Perry was born in 1563, in Exeter, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Perry, was 3 and his mother, Alice Ilcombe, was 1. He died in 1633, in County Limerick, Ireland, at the age of 70.

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    Accession of James I. Surrender of Hugh O'Neill. Enforcement of English Law in Ireland.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Herry ‘son of Herry’, a variant of the personal name Harry (see Harris ).

    English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pear tree (Middle English piri(e), peri(e), puri(e), Old English pirige, pyrige), or a habitational name for someone who owned or came from a place so named. This surname and a number of variants have been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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