Mary Tennant

8 October 1714–
Otley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

Mary Tennant was christened on 8 October 1714, in Otley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Tennant.

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John Tennant
1668–1725
James Tennant
1700–
Mary Tennant
1714–

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World Events (3)

1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: status name for a farmer who held his land from an overlord by obligations of rent or service, from Old French, Middle English tenant (present participle of Old French tenir ‘to hold’, Latin tenere). This was the normal situation for landholders in the Middle Ages, since in the feudal system all land belonged ultimately to the king and use of it was granted in return for financial or military support.

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

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