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William Hody (abt. 1430 - 1524)

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William Hody
Born about in Pilsdon,Dorset.
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William had not reached the age of 21, when his father Sir John Hody died in 1441.[1]

Chief Baron of the Exchequer 1486-1512

Inherited Newnham of Stogursey from aunt Margaret former wife of Alexander HODY (d. 1461)(brother of John(1396) Resided at Pilsdon.

He died on 18th June 1524[2]


  1. "Will of Sir John Hody, 1441."Collectanea Topographica et Genealogica 7 (1841) 23-26. written in Latin at . Pillesdon, Dors on 17th December, 20 Henry VI (1441) P22-26archive books
  2. J. H. Baker, ‘Hody, Sir William (d. 1524)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2008 [, accessed 8 June 2017 NB free access with UK Library card

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