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Bernard Fitz Fitz Rogers (Rogers), knight

Birthplace: Wittenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Death: Died in Watford, Hertfordshire, UK
Place of Burial: England
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. John Rogers "The Martyr"; Adriana de Weyden and Agnes Rogers
Husband of Ann Rogers; Anne unk. and Agnes Rogers
Father of Thomas Rogers; Thomas Matthew Rogers; Richard Rogers; John Matthew Rogers; Barnard Rogers, Jr. and 1 other
Brother of Richard Rogers; Daniel Rogers (1538-); John Rogers, Proctor of Civil Law; Ambrose Rogers; William Rogers and 10 others

Occupation: Knight
Managed by: David Bradbury Stewart
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About Bernard Rogers

From the visitation of Warwick, 1563 it is recorded that John and Adrian Rogers had eleven children, thus given:

"6. Bernard Fitz Rogers, was born 1543 at Wittenburg, Saxony-Anhault, Deutschland, married Mary abt 1564 at Scotland, moved from Scotland to England and died in 1583.

Barnard's children were:

  • a. Thomas Matthew Rogers b. 1565
  • b. Jiles [Giles] Rogers
  • c. Samuel Rogers -- was father of: i. Robert Rogers who married Francis Russell -- Robert and Francis were parents of : 1. Hugh Rogers"


Bernard Rogers was educated in Germany and returned to England,crossing over into Scotland where he resided for a time, and married there about 1564. His known issue was Thomas Mathew Rogers called after the "nom de plume" used by the martyr in publishing the "Byble".

◦Capt. William Clark of the Lewis & Clark Expedition and Gen. George Rogers Clark are descendants. Bernard and his brothers and sisters were forced to watch the execution of their father. Bernard was educated in Germany and moved to Scotland.

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Bernard Rogers's Timeline

Wittenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
June 29, 1558
Age 15
Chelmsford, Essex, UK
Age 21
Age 21
Age 21
Watford, Hertfordshire, UK
Age 21
July 11, 1565
Age 21
Stratford-on-the-Avon, Warwickshire, England, (Present UK)
Age 21
Stratford, England
Age 21
Bath, Somerset, England
Age 21