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.

Photos & Memories (5)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Earl Thomas Arundell KB MP
Lady Margaret Howard
Marriage: 20 November 1530
Margaret Arundel
Dorothy Arundell
Jane Arundell
Sir Matthew Arundell
Barbara Arundell
Charles Arundell

Spouse & Children

20 November 1530
Tisbury, Wiltshire, England


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.