About John Woodward
- Birth: 1290 - Solihull, Warwickshire, England
- Wife: Petronilla Clinton
- Son: John Woodward
By 1200 Solihull was fully established and William de Odingsells, established a moated residence at Hobs Moat, around 2 miles from the centre of Solihull. In 1242 William acquired a Royal Charter for a weekly market and annual three-day fair at Solihull on the eve, the feast and the morrow of St. Alphege, the 18th, 19th and 20th April, confirming that Solihull was a thriving market town.