Sunday, May 16, 2010

Cox 263856 & 263857

263856. Baron Thomas Wodhull & 263857. Elizabeth Chetwode {Cox}

The Visitations of Bedfordshire, Annis Domini 1566, 1582, and 1634

1387, Thomas De Wahull born in England, s/o 527712. Nicholas de Wodhull & 527713. Margaret Foxcote.

~1393, Elizabeth born in England, d/o 527714. John Chetwode & 527715. Amabil Greene.

1410, Thomas age 23 [and more] at the death of his father.

1412, Elizabeth’s father died.

Thomas married Elizabeth, acquiring Hockliffe manor.

1420, both of Elizabeth’s older half-siblings died without heirs.

3/22/1421, Thomas slain at the battle of Beauge in Anjou, France; fighting for the Duke of Clarence.

9/8/1430, Elizabeth became hier to her family when her mother died; and through her paternal grandmother, heir to Lord John de Lyons.

Elizabeth married 2nd William Ludsup, Esq.

10/27/1454, William died.

Aft. 1458, Elizabeth, sister & heir of her brother Sir Thomas Cheetwood.

8/24/1475, Elizabeth, lady of Warkworth, died; buried at Warkworth church, Northamptonshire. [Elizabeth’s tomb inscription identifies her husband, and father; and also identifies her as heir of Lord John de Lyons.]

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P187. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Bedford, V3, 1912. (S) Visitation of Bedfordshire. (S) The NY Gen. and Bio. Record, 1922, P258.

Child of Thomas and Elizabeth:

i. Thomas Wodhull (131928), born ~1413 in England.

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