~1373, Margaret born in Devon, England, heiress & d/o 3802234. John Cole & 3802235. Margaret Pomeray.
~1375, Thomas Hody born in Devon, England, s/o 3802232. Thomas Hody.
6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.
3/20/1413, Henry V succeeded Henry IV as King of England.
1416, Sir Hugh Luttrell sent to Normandy as one of the councillors of the Governor of Harfleur. In his expenses for the year, Thomas Hody and John Bacwell with 3 servants and 6 horses from Hampton to Dunster, Hody was the receiver-general, and Bacwell the domestic chaplain. In the absence of their employer, they lodged at Dunster Castle for some weeks. (S) Hist. of Dunster, Lyte, 1909, P87.
1418-9, “Escheator: Thomas Hody, Escheatry: Som, Dors.” (S) UKNA.
1418-1419, Thomas Hody, Receiver General of Dunster. (S) The Archaeological Journal, V38, P79.
2/22/1419, IPM of Oliver Cervyngton, Esq. He held … 2s rent from a burgage in Shaftesbury called ‘Sadelerys place’, and 4 messuages in Nyland of Thomas Hody of the manor of Kington Magna. (S) CIsPM and …, 1904, P70.
1419-1420, Thomas Hody, Receiver General of Dunster. (S) The Archaeological Journal, V38, P79.
1420, Sir Hugh Luttrell made an addition to his castle in which Thomas Hody appears multiple times in the accounts of the year. (S) A Hist. of Dunster, Part II, Maxwell, 1909, P359.
6/22/1420 at Blaneford, Inquisition before Thomas Hody, escheator, of John Payn. (S) CPRs.
8/31/1422, Henry VI (an infant) succeeded Henry V as King of England.
1423-4, “Escheator: Thomas Hody, Escheatry: Som, Dors.” (S) UKNA.
1427, … Thomas Carrewe, chivaler, … John Hody, cleric, … Thomas Hody, … and John Hody querents; and Reginald Malyns esquire and Alice his wife deforciants … manor of Stawell and the advowson … (S) Feet of Fines, County of Somerset.
10/6/1430, William Carent, esquire, John Fauntleroy and Thomas Hody, querents, and John Hody and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants. A moiety of the manor of Berhall' in the county of Devon, and a moiety of the manors of Estwhitfeld' and Westwhitfeld' … in the county of Somerset, and a moiety of the manors of Pillesdon', Westchikerell' and Putton' … in the county of Dorset. … In default of heirs, remainder to the right heirs of Elizabeth. (S) Feet of Fines.
2/16/1431, To the escheator in Wiltshire. Order to take the fealties of Thomas Hody and John Herynge, and to give them livery of one carucate of arable land in Maydenton containing 70 acres, 4 acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture and 26s. 8d. of rent of assize of freeholders there payable … (S) CCRs.
10/26/1431, Pardon for £20 … to William Carent esquire, Thomas Hody, John Hody, Thomas Husee, John Tyrell, … for acquiring … from John Stourton, knight, … the manor of Eyston atte Mounte, Essex. (S) CPRs.
1434-5, … William Carent and Thomas Hody, Alexander Hody, … querents ; and John Hody and Elizabeth his wife deforciants ; for a moiety of the manors of Estwhitfeld and Westwhitfeld … (S) Feet of Fines, County of Somerset.
12/17/1441, Sir John Hody (950558) wrote his will: … To Thomas Hody his father a silver-gilt cup, … executors the said Elisabeth (his wife), William Carent, Thomas Hody and Alexander Hody. (S) Collectanea Topographica et Genealogica, V7, 1841, P23-26. (S) Jewe Family of Dorset.
1442, Thomas died.
4/20/1442, Order to the sheriff of Dorset for election of a verderer in the forest of Gyllyngham instead of Thomas Hody, who is dead. (S) CCRs.
(S) DNB, 1908, P972. (S) Collectanea Topo., V7, 1841, P23.
Children of Thomas and Margaret:
i. John Hody (950558), born ~1395 in Dorset, England.
ii. Alexander Hody, born ? in England.
Alexander married Margaret, d/o John Coker.
12/17/1441, Alexander named in his brother John’s will, given a silver-gilt covered cup ‘called a goblett’. To his wife Margaret he left a silver-gilt covered cup.
3/28/1442, Commission to William Botreaux, knight, Edward Brooke, knight, Alexander Hody, to distribute money in the county of Somerset. (S) CFRs.
By 1461, Alexander died.