|Birthplace:||Somerton, Somersetshire, England|
|Death:||Died in Shepton Mallet, Somersetshire, England|
|Occupation:||Founded manor at Shepton Mallet, Somerset|
|Managed by:||Private User|
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"John de Strode (V), the third son of William and Alianor de Strode, was progenitor of the Shepton-Mallet Strodes in County Somerset. He married Joan Okele by whom he had son and heir, Walter Strode (W), who succeeded him to the Shepton-Mallet estate. Walter's son and heir was Thomas Strode. Note that the prefix 'de' has been dropped from the Strode name."
"The third son, John (V) married Joan Okele (Okle), daughter of John Okele and became the progenitor to the line of Shepton Mallet Strodes.
"In John Collinson's History of West Cranmore, he states that the name of Strode in Shepton-Mallet has for at least four hundred years been a well known one. And he also says that the Strodes were persons of good social position and wealth, and that some of them, during the most eventful times, and under the most difficult and trying circumstances, strongly stood their ground and resolutely resisted their oppressor, even at the risk of their own lives and loss of personal wealth. This is an understatement as will be shown in the following ....
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Somerton, Somersetshire, England
Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England
Shepton Mallet, Somersetshire, England