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Richard Pellett

Male - 1532


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  • Name Richard Pellett  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 12 Oct 1531 and 10 May 1532  [2
    Person ID I4794  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of BAM, Ancestor of DGH, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2021 

    Father William Pellett,   b. of Steyning, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 4 May 1503 and 23 Sep 1503 
    Mother Joan,   d. Aft 4 May 1503 
    Family ID F2920  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joan,   d. Aft 12 Oct 1531 
    Children 
    +1. William Pellett,   b. Abt 1514, of Steyning, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 22 Aug 1558 and 15 Sep 1558  (Age ~ 44 years)
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F2918  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "A lighter side of Richard's life is shown in one of the 'Extracts from the Steyning Church-Book,' a paper read by Rev. Thomas Medland on 12 July 1855 and published in 1856. On 13 May 1519 'Rychard Pellet and Willyam Gardener, lat wardens of the kyng play ... made ther accompt for the time of ii yere, and all thyngs accomptyd and allowyd, ther remaynyth clerely to the sayd churche iiili viis iiiid, and the said Richard and Willyam to be clerely dischargyd and acquit.' A footnote explains that 'kyng-play' was a popular entertainment in which the leading characters played the part of a king, such as King of May or King (or Lord) of Misrule." [Michael Johnson Wood, citation details below]

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] The History of Parliament. Some citations point to entries from the printed volumes not yet added to the online site.

    2. [S950] Michael Johnson Wood, "The Early Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and Their Wives." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 166:245, October 2012; 167:35, January 2013; 167:149, April 2013; 167:213, July 2013; 167:275, October 2013; 168:16, January 2014.