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Geoffrey Atte Wode

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Birthplace: Coulsdon, Greater London, England
Death: Died in Crécy-en-Ponthieu, Picardie, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William Atte Wode and Julianna Attewode
Husband of Anisia Atte Wode
Father of Peter Atte Wode, I
Brother of Peter Atte Wode; Joanne Atte Wode; Anisia Atte Wode; Alice Atte Wode; John Attewode and 2 others

Occupation: Sergeant of Arms to the King
Managed by: Hannelore Caulk Scheu
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About Geoffrey Atte Wode

Parents: SIR WILLIAM ATTE WODE and JULIANA.

Assumed to be eldest son because of his connection with Hooley House as possessor of the estate. A Sergeant of Arms to the King.

Peter Atte Wode was probably born in Coulsdon in Surrey (now Greater London) according to Manning and Bray's History of Surrey. The precise date of his birth is not known, but it is presumed to have been sometime before 1325. His father was Geoffrey Atte Wode (Abt 1297-1346), a Sergeant at Arms to Edward III and his mother was Anisia


GEOFFREY ATTE WODE(1) was born about 1297 in COULSDON, SURREY, ENGLAND. He died on 26 Aug 1346 in COULSDON, SURREY, ENGLAND. HIS ESTATE WAS HOOLEY HOUSE, WHICH IN 1360 WAS FINED 46 POUNDS IN ADDITION TO A REGULAR TAX ON ONE 40TH OF A KNIGHT'S PAY, BECAUSE IT WAS PURCHASED WITHOUT CONSENT OF THE KING (A SORT OF EX POST FACTO SCHEME OF THE KING TO RAISE MONEY), IN 1346, IN THE YEAR OF THE REIGN OF EDWARD THE THIRD, "INQUISTIO POSST MORTEM GALFRIDUS (GEOFFREY) ATTE WODE" ...... LAND IN MANOR OF "GULLESDEN" (COULSDON). THE LATIN MEANS THAT THE FINE WAS PAID AFTER THE DEATH OF GEOFFREY ATTE WODE, PROBABLY IN 1360 AS STATED ABOVE.

THERE IS A NOTE THAT STATES GEOFFREY MIGHT HAVE BEEN KILLED OR FELL AT THE BATTLE OF CRECY. FELL ? DOES THIS MEAN WOUNDED AND THEN DIED LATER ON, ON DATE THAT IS NOTED. BATTLE OF CRECY TOOK PLACE IN FRANCE AROUND 1345, WHEN THE KING INVADED FRANCE.

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1297
1297
Coulsdon, Greater London, England
1321
1321
Age 24
Coulsdon, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1346
August 26, 1346
Age 49
Crécy-en-Ponthieu, Picardie, France
1941
September 5, 1941
Age 49
1943
April 14, 1943
Age 49