Roger Fowler

1546–1626 (Age 80)
Bisley, Gloucestershire, England

The Life of Roger

When Roger Fowler was born in 1546, in Bisley, Gloucestershire, England, his father, Thomas Fowler, was 22 and his mother, Alice Alexander Stevens, was 11. He died on 2 July 1626, in Dalbury, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Fowler
1524–1611
Alice Alexander Stevens
1535–1595
Roger Fowler
1546–1626
Abraham Fowler
1549–1584
William Fowler
1550–1626

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1524–1611Male

  • Alice Alexander Stevens

    Female1535–1595Female

siblings

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World Events (7)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 3

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 12

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 23

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

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.

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