Robert Newman

1480–1558 (Age 78)
Sturminster, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

Robert Newman was born in 1480, in Sturminster, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. He had at least 8 sons and 1 daughter with Rebecca Newsome. He died in 1558, in Fifehead Neville, Dorset, England, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fifehead Neville, Dorset, England.

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Family Time Line

Robert Newman
Rebecca Newsome
Robert Arnold Newman
Lawrence Newman
Richard Newman
Henry Newman
Richard Newman
John Newman
Christian Newman
George Newman
Mary Newman

Spouse & Children

  • Male1480–1558Male

  • Rebecca Newsome




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World Events (2)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 69

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 78

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: nickname for a newcomer to a place, from Middle English newe ‘new’ + man ‘man’. This form has also absorbed several European cognates with the same meaning, for example Neumann . (For other forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

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