Gregory Cromwell 1st Baron Cromwell of Oakham

Brief Life History of Gregory

When Gregory Cromwell 1st Baron Cromwell of Oakham was born in 1520, in Putney, London, England, his father, Sir Thomas Cromwell Earl Of Essex, was 35 and his mother, Lady Elizabeth Wyckes, was 35. He married Elizabeth Seymour on 17 July 1537, in South Savernake with Brimslade and Cadley, Wiltshire, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. His occupation is listed as 1st baron of cromwell in Cromwell, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 4 July 1551, in Launde Abbey, Launde, Leicestershire, England, at the age of 31, and was buried in Launde Abbey, Launde, Leicestershire, England.

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Family Time Line

Gregory Cromwell 1st Baron Cromwell of Oakham
1520–1551
Elizabeth Seymour
1520–1557
Marriage: 17 July 1537
Henry Cromwell 2nd Baron Cromwell
1538–1592
Edward Cromwell
1539–1639
Katherine Cromwell
1541–
Thomas Cromwell
1540–1611
Frances Cromwell
1544–1562

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  • Gregory Cromwell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Our Royal, Titled, Noble, and Commoner Ancestors & Cousins
  • Sir Gregory Cromwell, "Find A Grave Index"

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1549 · Book of Common Prayer

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so named in Nottinghamshire, from Old English crumb ‘bent, crooked’ + well(a) ‘spring, stream’.

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

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Disputing Fiction from History of Gregory Cromwell

The aim of this article is to show, by means of contemporary sources, that the above depiction of Gregory Cromwell is pure fiction. (Who was Gregory Cromwell? Who Fiction Became History" by Teri Fitzg …

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