Henry Ward

about 1508–22 August 1583 (Age 75)
Stafford St Mary, Staffordshire, England

The Life of Henry

Henry Ward was born about 1508, in Stafford St Mary, Staffordshire, England as the son of William Ward and Agnes Cooke. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Katherine Barnes. He died on 22 August 1583, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Henry Ward
1508–1583
Katherine Barnes
1525–
John Warde
1539–
Elizabeth Ward
1549–1630
William Ward
1550–

Spouse and Children

    Male1508–1583Male

    Katherine Barnes

    Female1525–Female

children

(3)

    John Warde

    Male1539–Male

    Elizabeth Ward

    Female1549–1630Female

    William Ward

    Male1550–Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Ward

    Male1472–Male

    Agnes Cooke

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (4)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 41

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 50

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 61

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

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Old English weard ‘guard’ (used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).2 Irish: reduced form of McWard, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhaird ‘son of the poet’. The surname occurs throughout Ireland, where three different branches of the family are known as professional poets.3 Surname adopted by bearers of the Jewish surname Warshawski, Warshawsky or some other Jewish name bearing some similarity to the English name.

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

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