Henry Rolfe (1520 - 1558) MP

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Birthplace: Hamptworth, Dowton Parish, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Downton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Managed by: Donald W. Sherman, Jr.
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About Henry Rolfe

The Will of Henry Rolff the elder of Hamptworth in the parish of Downton, co. Wylts, husbandman, 5 May 1558. To be buried in the church lytten of St. Lawrence in Downton. To our lady church in Sarum 2d. To the reparation of my parish church in Downton 8d. To Alis Whytehere, my servant, a ewe and a lamb, my wife’s petticoat, etc. To the children of my sister Margaret Blake of Playtford a ewe lamb among them. To Elizabeth Blaake my wife’s black hat. To Agnes Saunders’ children a bullock among them. To Agnes Bampton a frock. To William Hyckeman my best "hooses." To Dennys Husse a brass pot. To my son Richard Rolfe my great brass pot, a cupboard, etc., and he shall have three kine at fifteen years of age, to be delivered by Henry Rolfe the younger* of Hamptworth or by his assigns, he being one of my overseers for the keeping of my said son Richard. To Margaret Rolfe, my daughter, all my wife’s wearing gear unbequeathed, and at the age of fifteen years two kine to be delivered to her by John Lyght of Hamptworth, he being the other of my overseers for the keeping of my said daughter Margaret. To my son Richard and my daughter Margaret all my instuff of household at fifteen years, equally divided; if both die, reversion to the children of Thomas Blaake, Thomas Husse, Agnes Sawnders, John Lyght and Henry Rolff the younger for the perfect bringing up of my children Richard and Margaret until the age of fifteen. Witnesses: Willm Marks, preist, and Thomas Husse. Proved 4 June 1558, by John Lyght and Henry Rolff Jun. (Archdeaconry of Sarum, vol. 3, fo. 97.) 

-------------------- They had 3 children; Margaret, Richard, and John.

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Henry Rolfe's Timeline

1515
1515
England
1515
England
1515
England
1515
England
1520
1520
Hamptworth, Dowton Parish, Wiltshire, England
1542
1542
Age 22
Whiteparish, Wiltshire, England
1545
1545
Age 25
Downton, Wiltshire, UK
1545
Age 25
White Parish, Wilshire, England
1550
1550
Age 30
Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
1550
Age 30
England