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John Atwood


  • Marriage: John Atwood 137

bullet   Another name for Dyones is Denes.

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

• Background Information. 81
The author of Ye Ole Atte Wode Annals mentions that there are no records of this John until his death in 1525. He notes that the will is very unusual since this John names four sons also named John. He names his wife, Denes, who made a will five years later.

~Ye Ole Atte Wode Annals, p. 3

• Information. 1267
The earliest monuments are those of the Atwoods and Ownsteds, beginning with a brass, now mural, in the chancel to John Atwodde (d ed 1525) and Dyones his wife. The man is shown clean shaven, with bushy hair, in a long gown with deep furred sleeves and broad-toed shoes, his hands joined in prayer; the woman in like attitude, with kennel headdress, furred cuffs, jewelled or embroidered cincture, having three roses in the centre, and pendant chains or cords terminating in three bells below the knee. The inscription, in black letter, reads: 'Off yor charite pray for the soull of John A Wodde and Dyones his wyfe which John decessid the xxx day of July, Ao d[omini]. MoVcXXVo, on whos soul ihu have m'ci.'

'Parishes: Sanderstead', in A History of the County of Surrey: Volume 4, pp. 237-243

Dyones married John Atwood, son of Sir John Atte Wode and Isabella.81 (John Atwood was born about 1445 in Sanderstand, Surrey, England and died in Jul 1525 in Sanderstand, Surrey, England 81,1267.)


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