Edith Phillips

Femaleabout 1506–

Brief Life History of Edith

When Edith Phillips was born about 1506, in Montacute, Somerset, England, her father, Richard Phillips, was 28 and her mother, Lady Emeline Spynge, was 26. She married John Horsey III on 14 December 1539, in Dorset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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John Horsey III
Edith Phillips
Marriage: 14 December 1539
Eleanora Horsey
Elizabeth Horsey
John Clifton Horsey

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  • Marriage
    14 December 1539Dorset, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (6)

    1549 · Book of Common Prayer

    Age 43

    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 52

    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 63

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

    Name Meaning

    English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America, this surname has also absorbed cognates from other languages (see Philips ).

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

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