~1440, John De Wahull born in Warkworth, Northamptionshire, England, s/o 131928. Thomas de Wahull & 131929. Isabel Trussell.
~1440, Joan born in Goldington, Bedfordshire, England, d/o 131930. Henry Etwell & 131931. Agnes ?.
1441, John age 5 at the death of his father.
9/22/1441, John’s wardship granted to [name(s) unknown.]
5/10/1452, Wardship of John granted to John Hampton.
Bef. 2/1456, John married Joan.
1457-8, John of age.
3/20/1461, To the escheator in Bedfordshire. Order to take the fealty of John Wodehull, son and heir of Thomas Wodehull, and to give him seisin of the lands held by his father in fee and fee tail; as he proved his age before John Peke late escheator, and for 6s. 8d. paid in the hanaper the king has respited his homage until Christmas day next. (S) CCRs.
6/28/1461, Edward IV crowned at Westminster, beginning the House of York.
5/12/1474, Deposition by John Wodehull esquire and Herry Etwell before the king in chancery, that they have sold the manor of Little Durneford by Stratford co. Wilts to Thomas Tropenell alone. (S) CCRs.
5/15/1474, John Wodhull esquire, son and heir of Thomas Wodhull esquire and Henry Etwell, to John Salwey, clerk, his heirs and assigns. Demise and quit claim with warranty of the manor of Little Durneford by Stratford co. Wilts. (S) CCRs.
3/20/1463, John paid a fine to the King for respite of homage of his lands. (S) CCRs, 2/24/1476.
6/16/1475, John and Joan his wife gave the under-mentioned manors and advowson, whereof they were seised jointly in fee, to William Newenham, of Thenford, co. N’hamp, esq., …, to hold for the term of the lives of them the said John and Joan, with remainder to Fulk, son and heir of the said John in tail, … (S) IPM of John.
2/24/1476, To the escheator in Bedford. Order to give livery to John Wodhill of the third part of the manors of Langford, Great Wodhill and Little Wodhill, taken into the king's hands on the death of Elizabeth wife of Thomas Wodhill; … Elizabeth held the third part … in dower of the inheritance of John Wodhill. (S) CCRs.
1477, Indenture betw. John Wodhull of the co. of Bedford, esq. and Johanne his wife and William Newenham of Thenford, com. Northamptonshire, … “remaynder to ffouke Wodhull &c. duringe life of Dame Elizabeth grandmother to the said Johanne &c.” (S) Misc. Gen. Et Heraldica, 1886, P49.
1485, Betweene John Wodhull Lord of Wodhull, esq. … and ffulke Wodhull his sonne and heire … goods and chattles of Will’m Newenham. (S) Misc. Gen. Et Heraldica, 1886, P50.
8/22/1485, Henry VII succeeded Richard III as King of England.
Joan died before John. (S) IPM of John.
9/12/1490, John died.
9/24/1490, Writ for IPM of John Wodhull, Esq. [See 6/16/1475] … He survived the said Joan and died 12 Sept. last. The said Fulk Wodhull, his son and heir, is aged 32 and more. By letters patent 6 Nov., 6 Hen. VII, the said Fulk received the King’s pardon for acquiring the premises. Bedford: Manor of Langford, worth £18, held of the King, … Manor and advowson of Great Wodhull, worth £12, held of the King … Manor of Little Wodhull, worth £6, held of Margaret, Countess of Richemond … (S) CIsPM.
(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P187. (S) A Hist. of the Co. of Bedford, V3, 1912. (S) Woodhull genealogy: the Woodhull family in England and America, Woodhull & Stevens, 1904. (S) 1564 Visitation of Northamptonshire. (S) Journal of the House of Lords, V124, 1892, P198.
Children of John and Joan: [4 sons, 3 daughters]
i. Fulk Wodhull (32982), born 1458 in Bedford, England.