Birth:  1530  Daventry, Northamptonshire, England

Occupation:  Blacksmith

1st Marriage:  to unknown

Birth of Son:  George Blysse

Birth of Son:  Nicholas Blisse

Birth of Son:  William Blisse

2nd Marriage:  20 SEP 1561 to Elizabeth ?

Birth of Son:  02 FEB 1562  (baptized)
Name:  John Bliss

Birth of Daughter:  25 MAR 1564 (baptized)
Name:  Agness Blisse

Birth of Daughter:  19 JUL 1573 (baptized)
Name:  Anne Blisse

Will:  Written the Day Before He Died
Details:  {Registered at the Probate Registry, Peterborough.) Archdeaconry Court of Northampton. Liber 4, folio 230 (abstract). 19 July 1574 Willm Blysse of Daventry Northton, black smythe. Body to be buried in the churche yarde of Daventry. I doo owe as folloithe flyrst to Henrye Blisse xliiijs s xi d. To Nicolas Sherwood xxs: to Alice Deakes xii s viii d; to Lawraunce batte xiii s iiii d. Debtts owinge unto me are these….” *George Blysse was a witness. (George Blisse, the eldest son, witnessed his father’s will in 1574, but received no bequest by that instrument. He was then of legal age and self-supporting. What his father had done for him had been done before 1574.)

Death:  JUL 1574  Daventry, Northamptonshire, England

Burial:  20 JUL 1574  Holy Cross Churchyard, Daventry, Northamptonshire, England

Note:  Sons George, William and John succeeded their father at the forge in Daventry and at Staverton.

parents are unknown

Elizabeth ?

Birth:  unknown

Death:  SEP 1596  Daventry, Northamptonshire, England
Note:  Elizabeth, the second wife and widow of William Blysse, blacksmith, outlived her husband twenty-two years

Burial:  Holy Cross Churchyard, Daventry, Northamptonshire, England

parents are unknown

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