Earl Thomas Arundell KB MP

1502–1552 (Age 50)
Wardour Castle, Wiltshire, England

The Life of Thomas

When Earl Thomas Arundell KB MP was born in 1502, in Wardour Castle, Wiltshire, England, his father, Sir John Arundell II, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth de Grey, was 24. He married Lady Margaret Howard on 20 November 1530, in Tisbury, Wiltshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 26 February 1552, in London, Middlesex, England, at the age of 50, and was buried in Tower Hamlets, Middlesex, England.

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Family Time Line

Earl Thomas Arundell KB MP
1502–1552
Lady Margaret Howard
1505–1571
Marriage: 20 November 1530
Margaret Arundel
1535–
Dorothy Arundell
1540–1578
Jane Arundell
1536–1589
Sir Matthew Arundell
1537–1598
Barbara Arundell
1538–1580
Charles Arundell
1539–1587

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
20 November 1530
Tisbury, Wiltshire, England
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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (1)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 47

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:1. habitational name from a place in West Sussex, seat of the Dukes of Norfolk, named Arundel, from Old English hārhūne ‘horehound’ (a plant) + dell ‘valley’. 2. (of Norman origin): nickname for someone supposedly resembling a swallow, from Old French arondel, diminutive of arond ‘swallow’ (Latin hirundo, confused with (h)arundo ‘reed’).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Arundell in entry for Marye Arundell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Arundell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Cole p339 in "The visitation of the county of Devon in the year 1620"

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