Rostherne, Cheshire, England

The Life of Ellen

Ellen was born in 1175, in Rostherne, Cheshire, England. She married Robert Mainwaring about 1190, in Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in her hometown.

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Family Time Line

Robert Mainwaring
Marriage: about 1190
Sir Robert Mainwaring
Margery Mainwaring

Spouse and Children

about 1190
Cheshire, England, United Kingdom


    Sir Robert Mainwaring



World Events (4)

1215 · Magna Carta

Age 40

King John of England agreed to a charter of rights called the Magna Carta. The document was originally drafted by the Archbishop of Canterbury to establish peace between King John and a group of rebel barons. The Magna Carta was completed in 1215 and is now considered to be one of the greatest constitutional documents of all time.
1224 · France Declares War on England

Age 49

France declared war on England as Louis VIII of France attacked Poitou and northern Gascony.
1259 · 100 Years of Conflict Between England and France Ends

Age 84

Treaty of Paris was signed on December 4, 1259, which ended 100 years of conflict between England and France.

Name Meaning

Some people consider Ellen the same as Helen, and indeed in Spanish Helen and Ellen are both represented by Elena. Others claim that the name Ellen has no possible connexion with Helen, which is older by a thousand years at least and that Ellen is the feminine of Alain, Alan, or Allan. It may, however, be the same as Ailean. Ellin is another spelling of Ellen. Eilidh is the Gaelic form of Helen.

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