~1480, Thomas born in Marden, co. Kent, England.
[Marden, with its abundant supply of timber, network of streams for water power, and suitability for raising sheep for wool, led to the development of a successful cloth industry in Kent.]
Thomas wrote his will: he stated in his will that his wife Johane was pregnant.
9/28–11/7/1514, Thomas died; buried at the cemetery of the church of St. Mighioll at Marden.
· There is a 1400’s record of a Thomas Fowle, age 4, of Marden, Kent, killed in a game called “penny-prick” which involved the shooting of arrows. (S) Henrici VI Angliae regis miracula posturea, ed. Grosjean, pp. 37-8.
Children of Thomas and Johane:
i. Constance Fowle, born ~1512 in England.
ii. Richard Fowle (31400), born 1514 in England.
[Youngest of 2 children, he was born after his father died.]