He was baptized on 17 Oct 1562 in Heacham, Norfolk, England
He was the head of Heacon Hall in Heacham, Norfolk, England which is the seat of the ROLFE family.
He died on 29 Nov 1594 and was buried on 01 Dec 1594 at St.Mary the Virgin Churchyard in Heacham, Norfolk, England.
About 1760 one of the ROLFEs of Heacham Hall was Sheriff of Norfolk County, England.
In 1837 S.C.E. Neville ROLFE, Esquire, who took the name and arms, succeeded to the Heacham Hall property.
To mark a picturesque episode in the history of 2 nations, in 1933 Americans presented the English with a memorial to his daughter-in-law Pocahontas which was erected in the north aisle of Heatham Church. Below it there is an older memorial with brass plate to him. 
The ROLFE family home Heacham Hall in Heacham, Norfolk County, England was destroyed by fire in 1945.
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