Ho15 Agnes Hody

    Ho15 Agnes Hody was the daughter of William Hody of Pillesdon and Eleanor Malet, daughter of Baldwin Malet Ma18
    Married: Robert Cary Ca15

    Died: about

    Her sister Mary Hody married Thomas Carew and had:
    John Carew+ d. 1626
    Arthur Carew d. a 1596
    Peter Carew 1 
    Katherine Carew 1 
    Dorothy Carew 1 
    Barbara Carew 1 
    Mary Carew 1 
    Margaret Carew 1 
    Joane Carew 1 
    William Carew b. b 1548, d. 24 Feb 1601 

    Ca14 Sir William Cary b 1492 Bristol, England d March 28, 1572 Bristol, England

    Hody, of Netheway, in Brixham. Sir John Hody, of Stowel, in Somersetshire, acquired this place in marriage with the heiress of Cole, who had a residence also at Pillesdon, in Dorsetshire; his son, Sir John Hody, Chief Justice of the King's Bench, married the heiress of Jewe, of Whitfield, and Beerhall, in Devon; the posterity of his elder son continued at Netheway for several descents. John Hody, Esq., sold Netheway in 1696, and left Devon. Edmund Hody, M. D., of this branch, was of London in 1750. Hugh and Arthur, two younger sons of Christopher Hody, Esq., of Netheway, who wrote their name Huddy, were of Brixham in 1620: the co-heiresses of Hugh married Burland, of Dorsetshire, and Hody, of Northover, in Somersetshire. Sir William Hody, second son of the Lord Chief Justice, was Chief Baron of the Exchequer, and ancestor of the Hody's of Pillesdon, in Dorsetshire, and Crewkerne, in Somersetshire. Robert Hody, Esq., who was of Crewkerne in the reign of Queen Elizabeth, had two sons; John, the elder, who was of Beerhall, (Thorncombe,) in Devon, left an only daughter married to Bowditch; the next son was ancestor of the Hodys, of Northover, in Somersetshire; of which branch was the learned Dr. Humphry Hody, archdeacon of Oxford, who died in 1706.
    Arms of Hody: Argent, a fesse party, per fesse indented, V. and S. between two cottises counterchanged.
    Crest: A bull passant, Argent.

    From: 'General history: Families removed since 1620', Magna Britannia: volume 6: Devonshire (1822), pp. CLXXIII-CCXXV. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50555. Date accessed: 23 January 2008.

    Source: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50555
    Will of Sir John Hody, 1441."
    Collectanea Topographica et Genealogica 7 (1841) 23-26.
    [Will printed (Latin). Pillesdon, Dors., 1441. Chief Justice of England.]


    Record Summary
    Scope and content Receipt of 40 marks by Sir Robert Spencer and Elinor Countess of Wiltshire, widow of James Earl of Wiltshire, from the Earl of Ormond, William Husee, chief justice of common pleas, the assign of Sir John Cheyne, Sir William Hody, Sir John Biconell, William Dunthorn, clerk, William Marten, William Frost and Thomas Cary in part payment of an annuity of 80 marks payable during Ormond's life.
    Covering dates 1496 3 June
    Availability Open Document, Open Description, Normal Closure before FOI Act: 30 years
    Held by The National Archives, Kew