Isabella Cage

1478–after 10 August 1548 (Age 70)
Pakenham, Suffolk, England

The Life of Isabella

When Isabella Cage was born in 1478, in Pakenham, Suffolk, England, her father, Sir John Cage, was 28 and her mother, Margaret Tawyer, was 16. She married Robert Bacon in 1499, in Pakenham, Suffolk, England. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died after 10 August 1548, in Suffolk, England, at the age of 70, and was buried in Egleton, Rutland, England.

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Family Time Line

Robert Bacon
1479–1548
Isabella Cage
1478–1548
Marriage: 1499
Thomas Bacon
1505–1547
Barbara Bacon
1507–1573
James Bacon
1508–1573
James Bacon
1509–1573
Nicholas Bacon
1510–1579
Anne Bacon
1513–1573

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1499
Pakenham, Suffolk, England
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Sir John Cage

    Male1450–1500Male

    Margaret Tawyer

    Female1462–Female

siblings

(1)

Name Meaning

1 Reduced form of Irish McCage, a variant of Mccaig .2 English (East Anglia): from Middle English, Old French cage ‘cage’, ‘enclosure’ (Latin cavea ‘container’, ‘cave’), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker and seller of small cages for animals or birds, or a keeper of the large public cage in which petty criminals were confined for short periods of imprisonment.

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

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