Elizabeth Careton

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Careton was born in 1465, in Canterbury, Kent, England. She married Lord Gilbert Hale in 1479. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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Lord Gilbert Hale
1463–1525
Elizabeth Careton
1465–
Marriage: 1479
Sir Edward Hale
1479–1504
Thomas Hale
1501–
Mary Hale
1500–1590

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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.

1558 · Act of Uniformity

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

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

Name Meaning

English (northern and eastern England): habitational name from any of various places called Carlton (Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Durham, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Suffolk, East Yorkshire, Yorkshire, and North Yorkshire) or Carleton (Cumberland, Lancashire, Norfolk, Yorkshire). All come from Old Norse karl ‘common man, peasant’ + Old English tūn ‘settlement’ (compare Charlton ). Places spelled Carl(e)ton (as opposed to Charlton) are in areas of Scandinavian settlement, mostly in northern England.

Irish (Antrim): variant of Carleton 2.

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

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