The most recent issue of the NEHGRegister has an article by C.L. Scott and M.S. Hyde, "The English Bullard Family Revisited and their Bignett Connection." It begins with Thomas Bignett (abt. 1490 to bef. 1547) and an unknown wife. Their son William (abt. 1519 to bef. 1583) and his wife Margaret Unknown had nine children, among them Grace, baptized 8 Jun 1567 in Hoxne Suffolk Co., England, died before 8 Feb 1629/30 in Barnham, Suffolk Co., England. She married in Barnham, 2 Jul 1587, William Buller (1562-1587. Four of their sons immigrated to New England, among them John Bullard from whom I am descended through his daughter Magdalene, who married John Partridge.