Christopher Wilson

1446–1520 (Age 74)
Bradfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Christopher

When Christopher Wilson was born in 1446, in Bradfield, Yorkshire, England, his father, Sir John Robert Wilson II, Earl of Cuper, Burgess of Edinborough, was 21 and his mother, Susan, was 26. He married Elleyn Ley about 1475, in Bradfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He died in 1520, in his hometown, at the age of 74, and was buried in Bradfield, Yorkshire, England.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Wilson
1446–1520
Elleyn Ley
1440–1525
Marriage: about 1475
Ralph Wilson
1474–
Reginald Wilson
1484–
John Wilson
1478–1536
John Wilson
1478–
Richard Wilson
1486–1530

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1475
Bradfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    Ralph Wilson

    Male1474–Male

    Male1478–1536Male

    John Wilson

    Male1478–Male

    Reginald Wilson

    Male1484–Male

    Richard Wilson

    Male1486–1530Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (1)

1455 · Wars of the Roses

Age 9

Wars of the Roses was a series of English civil wars for control of the throne of England between the royal families House of Lancaster and the House of York. The name of the war was derived as the red rose was the symbol of the Lancastrians and the white rose was the symbol of the Yorks.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Christopher Wilson - death: about 1500; England

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