Clare Agard

1535–1590 (Age 55)
Foston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Clare

When Clare Agard was born in 1535, in Foston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Sir Thomas of Foxton Agard, was 36 and her mother, Lady Elinor Ann Noble, was 25. She married Sir Anthony Colclough in 1553, in Foston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She died in 1590, in Tintern Abbey, County Wexford, Ireland, at the age of 55, and was buried in Saltmills, County Wexford, Ireland.

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Family Time Line

Sir Anthony Colclough
1520–1584
Clare Agard
1535–1590
Marriage: 1553
Frances Colclough
1552–1632
Eleanor Colclough
1554–1636
Mary Colclough
1556–1626
Anthony Colclough
1558–1598
John Colclough
1565–
Leonard Colclough
1567–1599
Francis Colclough
1556–1632
Jaquet Colclough
1556–
Ratcliffe Davenport Colclough
1557–
Maria Colclough
1562–
Sir Thomas Colclough
1564–1624
Mathew Colclough
1566–1573
Clara Maria Colclough
1569–1621

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1553
Foston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(13)

    Frances Colclough

    Female1552–1632Female

    Female1554–1636Female

    Mary Colclough

    Female1556–1626Female

    Francis Colclough

    Male1556–1632Male

    Jaquet Colclough

    Female1556–Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Francis Agard

    Male1529–1577Male

    Female1535–1590Female

World Events (1)

1547

Age 12

Henry VIII dies, succeeded by the boy king Edward VI. England and Ireland were ruled by the senior nobility of England.

Name Meaning

1 Danish and Norwegian: habitational name from Ågård ‘farm by the stream’.2 French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi(n) ‘edge (of a sword)’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘bold’.3 Respelling of Hungarian Agárdi, a habitational name for someone from any of various places called Agárd, from the vocabulary word agár ‘hound’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • UK and Ireland, Find A Grave Index, 1300s-Current

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