Roger Burford

Male15 October 1570–

Brief Life History of Roger

When Roger Burford was christened on 15 October 1570, in Ledbury, Herefordshire, England, his father, John Burford, was 41 and his mother, Ann Embry, was 37.

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Family Time Line

John Burford
1530–
Ann Embry
1534–
Gabriell Burford
1556–
Robert Burford
1572–1572
John Burford
1559–
Margaret Burford
1560–
Frauncis Burford
1562–1614
John Burford
1565–
Edmond Burford
1567–
Roger Burford
1570–
Elizabeth Burford
1573–
Robert Burford
1576–

Sources (1)

  • Roger Or Rodger Burford, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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World Events (3)

1571 · The Royal Exchange is Organized

The Royal Exchange was organized in January 1571 by Sir Thomas Gresham. Gresham is known as the father of English banking.

1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

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.

1587 · Elizabeth I Signs Death Warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots

Elizabeth I signed the death warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots, on February 1, 1587, as she was found guilty of plotting to assasinate Elizabeth. Mary, Queen of Scots, was beheaded at Fotheringhay Castle in England on February 8, 1587.

Name Meaning

English (southwestern England and West Midlands): habitational name from Burford in Devon, Oxfordshire and Shropshire, or Burford Bridge in Surrey, so named with Old English burh ‘stronghold, fortified manor’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

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