Lady Mary Montague

1534–1620 (Age 86)
Boughton, Northamptonshire, England

The Life of Mary

When Lady Mary Montague was born in 1534, in Boughton, Northamptonshire, England, her father, Sir Edward Montagu Justice of the Kings Bench, was 49 and her mother, Cecily Elizabeth Lane, was 43. She married William Watts in 1562, in Crick, Northamptonshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1620, in Blakesley, Northamptonshire, England, at the age of 86, and was buried in Blakesley, Northamptonshire, England.

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William Watts
Lady Mary Montague
Marriage: 1562
Mary Watts
Barrister Edward Watts
Montague Watts

Spouse and Children

Crick, Northamptonshire, England



    Barrister Edward Watts


    Montague Watts


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World Events (6)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 15

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 24

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 35

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

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place La Manche in France, so named from Old French mont ‘hill’ ( see Mont 1) + agu ‘pointed’ (Latin acutus, from acus ‘needle’, ‘point’).2 Irish: English surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Taidhg, a patronymic from the byname Tadhg ( see McTigue ).

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

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  • Mary Montague, Mistress, "MyHeritage Family Trees"

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