Edward Lascelles

about 1446–
Yorkshire, England

The Life of Edward

When Edward Lascelles was born about 1446, in Yorkshire, England, his father, Roger or William Lascelles, was 24 and his mother, Eleanor Greeptoke, was 20. He had at least 1 son with Radcliffe.

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Edward Lascelles
William Lascelles

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Parents and Siblings

    Roger or William Lascelles


    Eleanor Greeptoke




World Events (3)

1455 · Wars of the Roses

Age 9

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.
1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 103

Book of Common Prayer, a product of the English Reformation, was published in 1549 for assistance in the administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church according to the use of the Church of England. The book outlined morning, evening, and communion prayers and orders for baptism and marriage, thus making England a truly Protestant state.
1558 · Act of Uniformity

Age 112

The Act of Uniformity was passed by the Parliament of England and required all people to go to church once a week. The consequence of not attending church was a fine of 12 pence, which was a considerable amount for a poor person.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lacelle in Orne, France.

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