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Mary (Woolhouse) Bernard (abt. 1560 - abt. 1625)

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Mary Bernard formerly Woolhouse
Born about in St Magnus Par,London Bridge,Middlesex, Englandmap
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Wife of — married about in London,,, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Kingsthorpe, Northamptonshire, Englandmap
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Father Anthony Woolhouse, Gent.1,2,3 b. c 1534

Mother Millicent Strelley1,2,3 b. c 1538

Mary Woolhouse married Francis Bernard, Esq., son of Francis Bernard, Esq. and Alice Haselwood, circa 1598 at of London, Middlesex, England; They had 4 sons (Sir Robert, 1st Baronet; John; James; & Col. William). [1,2,3]


Francis Bernard, Esq. b. 1558, d. 21 Nov 1630


  • Col. William Bernard [1,2,3] b. c 1603, d. 31 Mar 1665 [1]
  • Robert, Knight, 1st Baronet [2]
  • James
  • John

Family Note

Mary's husband, Francis Bernard, has a brother, Richard Bernard who married Elizabeth Woolhouse, Mary's sister. This made the children of these two couples double first cousins, which genetically is the same as siblings, since they all had the same four grandparents. [3]


  • 1.S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 103.
  • 2.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 187.
  • 3.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 345.
  1. Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, vol I, page 188, #16
  2. Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, vol I, page 188, #16
  3. Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 187
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  • DOB & DOD are estimates

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On 15 Jul 2011 at 06:36 GMT Rand Noel wrote:

Wife of Francis Bernard — married 1596

Died 1586 ~ this is an ongoing problem, can someone reconcile this?

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