Henry Lennard

25 March 1570–8 August 1616 (Age 46)
Chevening, Kent, England

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Lennard was born on 25 March 1570, in Chevening, Kent, England, his father, Sampson Lennard, was 25 and his mother, Lady Margaret Fiennes, was 29. He married Lady Chrysogona Baker on 21 May 1590, in St Stephen Walbrook with St Benet Sherehog, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. In 1597, at the age of 27, his occupation is listed as member of parliament for west looe in Looe, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. He died on 8 August 1616, in his hometown, at the age of 46, and was buried in Chevening, Kent, England.

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Family Time Line

Henry Lennard
Lady Chrysogona Baker
Marriage: 21 May 1590
Henry Lennard
Margaret Lennard
Sir Richard Lennard
Gregory Leonard
Fynes Lennard
Philadelphia Lennard
John Lennard
Dame Pembrooke Leonard
Barbara Lennard
Edward Lennard

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World Events (4)

1571 · The Royal Exchange is Organized
Age 1
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
Age 15
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
Age 17
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

(1997: 238;2007: 495; 2010: 293)English: variant of Leonard .Americanized form of German Lennert or of some other similar (like-sounding) surname.

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

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Sources (34)

  • Henrie Lenard., "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Harry Lennorde, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Henry Lennard, "Find A Grave Index"

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