Richard Calverley

about 1450–1488 (Age 38)
Calverley, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Richard

When Richard Calverley was born about 1450, in Calverley, Yorkshire, England, his father, Sir William Calverley II, was 8 and his mother, Alice Saville, was -5. He married Mrs. Richard Calverley in 1470, in England, United Kingdom. He died in 1488, at the age of 38.

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Richard Calverley
1450–1488
Mrs. Richard Calverley
1450–
Marriage: 1470

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1470
England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Sir William Calverley II

    Male1442–1507Male

    Female1455–1529Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (1)

1455 · Wars of the Roses

Age 5

Wars of the Roses was a series of English civil wars for control of the throne of England between the royal families House of Lancaster and the House of York. The name of the war was derived as the red rose was the symbol of the Lancastrians and the white rose was the symbol of the Yorks.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Calverley in West Yorkshire, named with Old English calfra (genitive plural of calf ‘calf’) + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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