Name: William Hoddy
Death: 19 NOV 1535
Residence: Pilsdon, Dorset
Change Date: 2 APR 2013
...1524), Chief Baron of the Exchequer=Eleanor Malet; son of Sir John Hody (ob. 1442), Lord Chief Justice =Elizabeth Jewe. William Hody of 1536, by his first wife had a son Richard = Edith Moore, who became guardian of Thomas Carew. By his second wife he had a daughter, Maria, who became wife of Thomas Carew.
For full pedigree of Hody see Hutchins' Dorset, II, 233 ; Pole, ...
Richard Hody died 31 March 1536, when Thomas Carew was about 18 years old.
(Report and Transactions - The Devonshire Association for the Advancement of... 1926. Page 329 / 330.)
NEWNHAM of the honor of Stogursey, (fn. 68) of whose lords it was held until 1614 or later. (fn. 69) Thomas's father William may have held the fee; Thomas's posthumous son John (fn. 70) was followed by his son Sir Thomas Trivet who sold Newnham with other estates in 1379 to John Fittleton. (fn. 71) By 1399 John had left a son William a minor. (fn. 72) In 1431 Agnes Bevyle, who held the Bluet family's Farringdon manor, was returned as lady of Newnham, (fn. 73) but in 1452 Sir Alexander Hody (d. 1461) settled Newnham on himself and his wife Margaret. (fn. 74) Margaret, later wife of Sir Reynold Stourton, died in 1489 (fn. 75) and Newnham passed to her first husband's nephew Sir William Hody, Chief Baron of the Exchequer (d. 1524), (fn. 76) and in turn to Sir William's younger son William (d. 1535) and that William's son Richard (d. 1535). Richard's son William, under age in 1536, (fn. 77) was succeeded in 1577 by his son Henry (fn. 78) who was succeeded in 1615 by his brother Richard. Richard was dead by 1621 when John Hody mortgaged the manor. Newnham had passed to Gilbert Hody by 1638. (fn. 79) Gilbert, probably Gilbert's son, was in possession in 1650 (fn. 80) but appears to have dismembered the manor (fn. 81) and there is no later reference to lordship.
1534 will of William Hody, son of Sir William Hody, states his father had given him by will implements for his own manor of Pillesdon; mentions manor of Beerehall, Devon, property in Cuthay and Marshwood Vale, Dorset, and Crokeherne, Somerset; bequeaths legacies to his sons Richard, John, and William; directs that his executors, Anne his wife, and John his son, shall have ward of Thomas Carewe, son and heir of John Carewe, late of Haccombe, Devon, for the use of Mary, his daughter (who was afterwards married to him); appoints his cousin John Wadham of Castreton overseer. Will proved 10 Feb 135. He d. 19 Nov 1535 [??] when William Hody, son and heir of Richard Hody, son and heir of the said William, deceased, was his heir, and was 11 years old 25 Mar 1536....
Will of William Hody or Hoody of Pilsdon, Dorset; Date: 10 February 1536.
Father: William Hody b: ABT 1434
Mother: Eleanor Malet b: in Cory Pool, Somerset
- Mary Hoddy