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Friday, April 23, 2010

Merchant John Reade & Margaret ?

33928. Merchant John Reade & 33929. Margaret ?     

~1435, John born in Wrangle, Lincolnshire, England.

~1455, Margaret born in England.

1457, John, “of Wrangle”. [Wrangle a parish near Boston on the east coast.]

6/28/1461, Edward IV crowned at Westminster, beginning the House of York.

1468, John “a merchant of the staple, and alderman of the Guild”.

8/22/1485, Henry VII succeeded Richard III as King of England.

3/27/1503, Margaret died; buried at Wrangle.

10/24/1503, John died, buried at Wrangle. (S) Brass plate at Wrangle’s St. Mary church.

(S) Lincolnshire Pedigrees, Maddison, 1903, P815. (S) The History and Antiquities of Boston, Thompson, 1856, P604.

Children of John and Margaret:

i. William Reade, born ? in England.

ii. Richard Reade (16964), born ~1480 in England.