Late 16C English Given Names: Notes on Francis

Late Sixteenth Century English Given Names

Notes on the name Francis

Francis: Francis was used for men and women at this time; one instance of Frances is demonstrably fem. Francis Winter, a merchant stranger who died overseas, need not be English.

Talan Gwynek, Fause Losenge Herald Extraordinary
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