Name: Margaret Hydon
Birth: ABT 1272 in Clayhidon, Devon
Death: 15 MAY 1357
Burial: 1357 St. Mary's Church, Hemyock, Devon
Change Date: 13 MAY 2009
Heiress of father.
Margaret Hidon married three times. In 1292, she married Joyce (or Josce) de Dynham, the eldest son of Sir Oliver Dynham of Hartland, another Norman family, originally from Dinnant in Brittany. They had two sons, John and Oliver. Margaret was widowed in 1300 or 1301.
In 1309 she married Sir Gilbert Knoville, a widower of Honyngton (ie. Honiton) Devon, who was Sheriff of Devon. They had no children. He died in 1314.
In 1324, Margaret Hidon married her third husband, Sir Peter de Uvedale, a much younger man, born in 1296. They made Hemyock their home. They funded and endowed a perpetual Chantry in Hemyock Parish Church dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Saint Katherine. Sir Peter died in 1336. Lady Margaret lived on until 1357. They are both buried under the floor of their Chantry Chapel, now incorporated into St. Mary's Church, Hemyock.
Father: Richard de Hidon
Mother: Isabel Fisacre
Josce de Dinham b: 1275
23 APR 1292
in Hemyock, Devonshire
- John De Dinham b: 14 SEP 1295 in Nutwell, Devon
Gilbert de Knoville