Yeoman Richard A Moody, Gent.

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Yeoman Richard A Moody, Gent.

Birthdate: (50)
Birthplace: Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
Death: April 28, 1574 (50)
Forest Heath District, Moulton, Suffolk, England, UK
Place of Burial: Moulton, Suffolk, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Edmund Moody, Gent. and Ursula Anne Sadlier
Husband of Anne Agnes Merryl Coult
Father of Thomas Moody; John Moody; Thomazine Smith; Grace Moody; George Moody, Gent. and 9 others
Half brother of Rev. William Moody; Rev. John Moody and Rev. Thomas Moody

Occupation: Sheep grazier
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About Yeoman Richard A Moody, Gent.

3IV. RICHARD- b. 28 Apr. 1524 Bury St. Edmund, m. 4 Feb. 1548 Moulton, ANNE PANELL (b.c.1532, m.2. 6 Sept. 1574 Moulton, Edward Coulte, gent., bur. 14 Mar. 1576/7 Moulton), bur. 28 Apr. 1574 St. Peter's, Moulton, Suffok

Richard Moody was seized in his demesne as of fee of and in 20 acres of arable land lying in Moulton in said county in a certain field called "Millwaye Felde" lately purchased of (blank) Burgent, gent., and that Richard Moodye died of such a state thereof only seized, and that George Moody is the son and next heir of Richard Moodye and that the said 20 acres of land by and after the death of Richard by right of inheritance shall descend to George Moodye. And that the 20 acres of land are held and at the time of the death of Richard were held of the Queen as of her Honour of Clare by knight's service, and that the 20 acres are worth clearly by the year in all issues beyond reprices 10s. And they further say that Richard Moodye dies 28 April last past (1574), andthat George Moodye his son at the time of the death of Richard was aged 14 years and 7 months. (Inquisitions Post Mortem, Chancery Series ii, vol. 167, no. 105, and Court of Wards and Liveries, vol. 15, no. 69, Public Record Office, London.) 2 Richard Moody was buried in Moulton Church 28 April 1574.

He married at St. Mary's, Bury St. Edmunds, 4 Feb. 1548 Anne or Agnes Panell, born about 1530. She survived him and married secondly, at Moulton, 6 Sept. 1574, Edward Coult, Gent.

Children, i. and ii. recorded at St. Mary's, Bury St. Edmunds, and iii. - xii. at Mounton, co. Suffolk.

  • i. Thomas, born and buried 6 Aug. 1552.
  • ii. John, born and buried 15 Feb. 1553/4.
  • iii. Thomazine, born about 1556; married 23 Jan. 1572/3, Henry Smith.
  • iv. Grace, born about 1558.
  • v. George, bapt. 28 Sept. 1560. (See below).
  • vi. Anne, born in 1562, married 18 Oct. 1585, Albert Raymont.
  • vii. Robert, bapt. 20 Mar. 1563/4; was left by his father lands in, Weston and Ellington, co. Hunts; later history untraced.
  • viii. John, born in 1566; was left by his father leases of lands in Cavenham, co. Suffolk; later history untraced.
  • ix. Margaret, bapt. 19 Nov. 1568; married 9 May 1589, Christopher Haggett.
  • x. Edmund, bapt. 24 June 1570; settled on the lands left him by his fathe rin Gazeley, co. Suffolk, where he was living as late as 1640, being on the Shipmoney tax there for that year, assesses 6s. (Harleian Mss. 7540, fol 78, British Museum, London.) He married at Wood Ditton, co. Cambridge, 26 May 1595, Agnes (or Anne) Clerke.
  • xi. Mary3, bapt. at Moulton, 22 Sept. 1572; married 2 Oct. 1593 Rev.____
  • Browne.
  • xii. Judith (posthumous), bapt. 23 July 1574; married 5 Apr. 1602, Edmund Fowler.

This is a copy of the data collected by Wm. R. Moody, E. Northfield, Mass (son of Dwight L. Moody) and Donald Lines Jacobus after quite an extensive search in England and in New England.


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Yeoman Richard A Moody, Gent.'s Timeline

April 28, 1524
Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
August 6, 1552
Age 28
Moulton, Suffolk, England
February 15, 1553
Age 28
Moulton, Suffolk , England
Age 31
Freyete, Moulton, Suffolk, England
Age 33
Fryettes, Moulton, Suffolk, England
September 28, 1560
Age 36
Wood Ditton,Cambridgeshire,England
Age 37
Moulton, Suffolk, Eng
March 20, 1563
Age 38
Age 41
Fryettes, Moulton, Suffolk, England
November 19, 1568
Age 44
Moulton, Suffolk, England