Lady Margaret Francis

1509–1562 (Age 53)
Aldworth, Berkshire, England

The Life of Margaret

Lady Margaret Francis was born in 1509, in Aldworth, Berkshire, England. She married Richard Knapp about 1533, in Boxford, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1562, in Boxford, Berkshire, England, at the age of 53.

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Richard Knapp
Lady Margaret Francis
Marriage: about 1533
Lady Joan Knapp
Oliver Knapp
Christian Knapp
John Knapp
Elizabeth Knapp
Joan Knapp

Spouse and Children

about 1533
Boxford, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom



    Oliver Knapp


    Christian Knapp


    John Knapp


    Elizabeth Knapp


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World Events (2)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 40

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 49

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

Latin: From the Latin name Franciscus, which has been rendered as "one who had visited the Franks," Franck and Frank are baptismal names that were derived from Francis. Franki is a Cornish form of Francis. Female names derived from Francis include Frances and France. Fanny is a nickname of Frances, perhaps at first Franny. Fraing and Frangag are Gaelic forms. Franzilla is a female name derived from Francillon, a diminutive of Francis.

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