Lord Nicholas Bourman

1490–8 May 1559 (Age 69)
Brook, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England

The Life of Lord Nicholas

When Lord Nicholas Bourman was born in 1490, in Brook, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England, his father, John Bourman, was 70 and his mother, Elizabeth Kendall, was 61. He married Dame Elizabeth Russell about 1516, in Claydon, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 8 May 1559, in Whitehall, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 69, and was buried in Culm Davy, Devon, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Lord Nicholas Bourman
Dame Elizabeth Russell
Marriage: about 1516
Margaret Elizabeth Bowerman
Anne Bourman
Richard Bourman
John Boarman
John Boreman
John Boreman
William Boreman "of Bloxham"
Margaret Bowerman

Spouse and Children

about 1516
Claydon, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Bourman


    Elizabeth Kendall




World Events (2)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 59

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 68

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

English: variant of Bowerman .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Millennium File
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nicholas Barsham - Individual or family possessions: birth: 1513; Colkirk, Norfolk, England

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