Charles Arundell

1539–1587 (Age 48)
Wardour, Wiltshire, England

The Life of Charles

When Charles Arundell was born in 1539, in Wardour, Wiltshire, England, his father, Earl Thomas Arundell KB MP, was 37 and his mother, Lady Margaret Howard, was 34. He died on 9 December 1587, in Paris, Île-de-France, France, at the age of 48.

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Earl Thomas Arundell KB MP
Lady Margaret Howard
Margaret Arundel
Dorothy Arundell
Jane Arundell
Sir Matthew Arundell
Barbara Arundell
Charles Arundell

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World Events (6)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 10

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 19

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.
1569 · State Lottery

Age 30

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from a place in West Sussex, seat of the Dukes of Norfolk, named Arundel, from Old English hārhūne ‘horehound’ (a plant) + dell ‘valley’. 2. (of Norman origin): nickname for someone supposedly resembling a swallow, from Old French arondel, diminutive of arond ‘swallow’ (Latin hirundo, confused with (h)arundo ‘reed’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles Arundell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Global, Find A Grave Index for Non-Burials, Burials at Sea, and other Select Burial Locations, 1300s-Current

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