Sir William Knight of Stawell Hody

before 1441–18 June 1524 (Age 83)
Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sir William Knight of Stawell

When Sir William Knight of Stawell Hody was born before 1441, his father, Sir John Bench, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth le Jewe, was 41. He married Lady Eleanor Mallet about 1459, in Dorset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. In 1550, his occupation is listed as chief baron of the exchequer . He died on 18 June 1524, in Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 83, and was buried in Pilsdon, Dorset, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Sir William Knight of Stawell Hody
1441–1524
Lady Eleanor Mallet
1440–
Marriage: about 1459
John Hody Huddye
1453–1510
Reginald Hody
1465–
Joan Hody
1480–
William Hody
1488–1536
Emma (Eme) Hody
Lady Joan Arundel
1460–1508
Lady Elizabeth Hody
1460–1555
Lady Elizabeth Hody
1463–1537
Sir William Hody
1470–1524
Lady Joan Johanna Hody
1475–1569
Elizabeth Hody
1490–1555

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1459
Dorset, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

    John Hody Huddye

    Male1453–1510Male

    Female1460–1508Female

    Lady Elizabeth Hody

    Female1460–1555Female

    Lady Elizabeth Hody

    Female1463–1537Female

    Male1465–Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Sir John Bench

    Male1396–1441Male

    Female1399–1473Female

siblings

(1)

Name Meaning

Hungarian: archaic form of Hidi (or Hídi), topographic name for someone living by a bridge, from híd ’bridge’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • William Hody, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sir William Hody
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Hody -

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