Re: [SCA Newcomers] surname help
- Edward IV had a daughter named Bridget. Born in 1480. Died in 1517.
She was a nun in Dartford, Kent.
"Bridget" is listed in Withycombe's book on names, page 54 in the
edition I looked at(if there are multiple editions, I can't tell you
which one I looked at as I didn't have the change for more copies at
the library that day and haven't gotten back there since). It says
that the name didn't seem to come into "common use" until the 17th or
That's what I've found so far in my own search.
Bridget the Stargazer