Pierre Roy

1578–27 June 1643 (Age 65)

The Life Summary of Pierre

When Pierre Roy was born in 1578, in France, his father, Mathurin Michel LeRoy, was 33 and his mother, Jeanne-Marie Pestel, was 38. He married Perrine Boutin about 1609, in France. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 27 June 1643, in Maulais, Poitou, France, at the age of 65, and was buried in Maulais, Poitou, France.

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Family Time Line

Pierre Roy
Perrine Boutin
Marriage: about 1609
Vincente Roy
Jeanne Maulay
Magdelaine Le Roy

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World Events (3)

1598 · Edict of Nantes 
Age 20
Under the rule of Henry IV of France the Edict of Nantes was issued giving the people some religious liberty. The edict brought an end to the religious wars that were going on at the time. 
Age 32
Reigns of Louis XIII and Louis XIV. Royal power at its peak. France dominates Europe, French culture spreads. Start of large-scale sea trade.
1618 · 30 Years War
Age 40
Ferdinand II was trying to force the people to follow Catholicism. The 30 years war was a battle of religion with the Protestants and Catholics, in the Holy Roman Empire.

Name Meaning

(1997: 18742;2007: 40688; 2010: 53159)Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Lucien, Normand, Andre, Jacques, Marcel, Emile, Laurent, Pierre, Cecile, Donat, Gilles. Indian Dipak, Sumit, Amit, Ajit, Dipankar, Partha, Ranjan, Shyamal, Aloke, Amitava, Chitra, Gautam.Scottish: nickname for a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion, from Gaelic ruadh ‘red’. Compare Reed .

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

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Sources (4)

  • Pierre in entry for Jeanne Pierre, "France, Births and Baptisms, 1546-1896"
  • Pierre Roy, "Find A Grave Index"

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