William Driver

about 1520–3 July 1569 (Age 49)
Fulbourn St Vigoris, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Driver was born about 1520, in Fulbourn St Vigoris, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Thomas Driver. He married Agnes Sisley in 1543, in Cambridgeshire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 3 July 1569, in Fulbourn All Saints, Cambridgeshire, England, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

William Driver
1520–1569
Agnes Sisley
1520–1560
Marriage: 1543
Edward Driver
1540–
Thomas James Driver
1544–1596
Sisley Driver
1548–
Henry Driver
1550–1599

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1543
Cambridgeshire, England
children

(4)

    Edward Driver

    Male1540–Male

    Thomas James Driver

    Male1544–1596Male

    Sisley Driver

    Female1548–Female

    Henry Driver

    Male1550–1599Male

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Driver

    Male1502–1569Male

siblings

(1)

World Events (3)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 29

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 38

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 49

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

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a driver of horses or oxen attached to a cart or plow, or of loose cattle, from a Middle English agent derivative of Old English drīfan ‘to drive’.

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

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