~1420, Walter Code born in Cornwall, England, heir & s/o 131296. Richard Coode & 131297. Alice Durnford.
8/31/1422, Henry VI succeeded Henry V as King of England.
~1430, Elizabeth born in Cornwall, England. [Ancestry of Elizabeth is debated.]
8/24/1442, Grant from John Perett of Tavystok to Walter Coode in the parish of Morval … All his movable goods and chattels within the realm of England … (S) UKNA.
7/3/1444, Appointment of Thomas Trefrye, by mainprise of Walter Code of Morvale, co. Cornwall,' gentilman,' … as the king's havener in the county of Cornwall and in the port of Plymmouth, co. Devon. (S) CFRs.
3/11/1449, Francis Jungent, master of a galley of the city of Barselon, vs. seamen of a barge of Henry duke of Exeter called 'Makerell.' Acknowledgment of receipt of the following goods on 29 January last: … to Walter Coode for 23 yards of 'musterdevilers' and one whole piece of 'say' which were given to him by the seamen in name of a reward; … (S) CCRs.
3/1450, Inquisition taken before John Arundell, … by virture of the attached commission to them and to William Bonevile of Chewton Mendip, knight, … to enquire concerning the capture of a certain galler. Tauro, Corn. 11/26/1449, John Cornowe, … and many other evildoers … took the ship [a barge called Le Markerell, owned by Henry, duke of Exeter] … good and merchandise worth 10,000 marks to the port of Fowey … carried off the cargo and divided it as follows: To … As soon as it came to their knowledge, Hugh Courtenay, John Trevylyan and Nicholas Carynowe delivered as the said goods and merchandise to Thomas Bodulgate, one of the commissioners … As rewards: … Walter Code, by the mariners, 33 yards of woollen cloth musterdevillers and a whole piece of say … not receivers, abettors, … of those who took the galley … (S) Cal. of Inq.’s, Knighton, 1897, P133.
1456, Walter Coode presented to St. Mary Tavy.
5/14/1461, Commission to Thomas Clemens, Thomas Trefry, Walter Code, … and the sheriff of Cornwall, to cause restitution … (S) CPRs.
6/28/1461, Edward IV succeeded Henry VI as King of England. [1st Yorkist King, after King Henry VI captured at the Battle of Northampton.]
9/7/1468, Henry Bodrugan esquire of Bodrugan co. Cornwall … 'gentilman,' to John Glyn, his heirs and assigns. Quitclaim … of all messuages, lands, … in Bossent and Penquyte by Bossent co. Cornwall …. Witnesses: …, Walter Code esquire, Thomas Tregarthen the elder, … (S) CCRs. [John Glyn’s daughter married Walter Code’s son.]
11/19/1468, Robert Fortescu of Holecombe co. Devon 'gentilman,' to John Glyn, … Witnesses: Walter Code esquire, Thomas Tregarthen the elder, … (S) CCRs.
10/3/1470, Henry VI restored to the crown of England.
3/1/1471, Walter died.
(S) Visitations of the County of Cornwall, 1887, Vivian, P94.
Child of Walter and Elizabeth:
i. Richard Coode (32824), born 1451 in Morval, Cornwall, England.