Roger Fowler

1525–1564 (Age 39)
Bisley, Gloucestershire, England

The Life of Roger

When Roger Fowler was born in 1525, in Bisley, Gloucestershire, England, his father, Thomas Roger Fowler, was 25 and his mother, Johanna Harman, was 25. He had at least 1 son with Elizabeth Twizell. He died in 1564, in his hometown, at the age of 39.

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Roger Fowler
Elizabeth Twizell
Rev William Fowler

Spouse & Children

  • Male1525–1564Male

  • Elizabeth Twizell




  • Rev William Fowler


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World Events (2)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 24

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 33

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: occupational name for a bird-catcher (a common medieval occupation), Middle English fogelere, foulere(Old English fugelere, a derivative of fugol ‘bird’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Roger Fowler - Published information: death: about 1550; Bisley, Gloucestershire, England
  • Legacy NFS Source: Roger Fowler - Published information: birth-name: Roger Fowler

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