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William Hody (abt. 1430 - 1524)

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William Hody
Born about in Pilsdon,Dorset.
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Son of and [mother unknown]
Brother of [half], [half] and [half]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married after 1495 [location unknown]
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Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified 4 Sep 2019 | Created 28 Sep 2014 | Last significant change: 4 Sep 2019
18:42: Michael Cayley edited the Biography for William Hody (abt.1430-1524). (Trivial typographic correction) [Thank Michael for this | 1 thank-you received]
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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 married twice. His first wife was Eleanor Mallet.

His second wife was Anne Darcy, whose first husband was John Moyle.[2]

He died on 18th June 1524[3]


  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. Douglas Richardson. Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 4 vols, ed. Kimball G. Everingham. 2nd edition. Salt Lake City: the author, 2011, Vol. III, p. 217, MOYLE 12. See also WikiTree's source page for Magna Carta Ancestry.
  3. 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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On 4 Sep 2019 at 15:54 GMT Michael Cayley wrote:

I have linked him to his second wife, Anne Darcy

William is 22 degrees from Tanya Lowry, 15 degrees from Charles Tiffany and 7 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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