Henry Herdson Hudson, II

December 1541–1635 (Age 93)
Tamworth, Staffordshire, England

The Life of Henry Herdson

When Henry Herdson Hudson, II was born in December 1541, in Tamworth, Staffordshire, England, his father, Henry Randolph Rudolph Herdson Hudson I, was 41 and his mother, Lady Barbara Watson, was 37. He had at least 1 son with Lady Barbara Watson. He died in 1635, in London, England, at the age of 94.

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Henry Herdson Hudson, II
Kathrine Elkington
Stephen Hudson
Thomas Hudson

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    Christopher Hudson


    William Hudson I


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World Events (6)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 8

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 17

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 28

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

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Hudde ( see Hutt 1). This surname is particularly common in Yorkshire and is also well established in Ireland.

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

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Henry Hudson

On This Day: Henry Hudson Set Adrift by Mutineers June 23, 2011 05:00 AM by findingDulcinea Staff On June 23, 1611, a mutiny during an attempt to find the Northwest Passage left Henry Hudson adrift …

Sources (3)

  • Henry Hudson in entry for John Hudson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Henry Hudson in entry for John Hudson, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Henry Herdson Hudson, "Find A Grave Index"

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