Thomas Atwode

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Thomas Atwode (Awode, Wode, Wodde) (by 1469-1532), of Canterbury, Kent, was an English politician.

Family[edit]

Atwode was born by 1469, the third son of Thomas Atwode, who died in 1498. The family were from Canterbury, and his brother, William Atwode, was also an MP. [1] Atwode was educated at Gray's Inn.

Atwode married Margaret Moyle, a daughter of the MP John Moyle of Eastwell.[1]

Career[edit]

He was an alderman of Canterbury by 1500, chamberlain from 1500 to 1503 and mayor for 1504-05, 1512-13 and 1530-31.[1]

Atwode was a Member of Parliament for Canterbury 1504, 1510, 1515 and 1529.[2]

On his death he was buried in the chapel which he had built in the church of St. Mildred, Canterbury.

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