Thomas de Bodham

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Thomas de Bodham was Archdeacon of Totnes during 1285. [1] In 1284 Henry de Bollegh, Archdeacon of Cornwall, leased to Bodham his own tenement on St John's Hospital in Exeter. [2]

The Archdeacon of Totnes or Totton is the senior ecclesiastical officer in charge of one of the oldest archdeaconries in England. It is an administrative division of the Church of England Diocese of Exeter and under the oversight of the Bishop suffragan of Plymouth.

The Archdeacon of Cornwall is a senior cleric in the Church of England Diocese of Truro.

Exeter City in the south west of England

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References

  1. ”Some account of the barony and town of Okehampton:Its antiquities and institutions” Bridges, W.B; Wright, W.H.K; Rattenbury, J; Shebbeare, R; Thomas, C; Fothergill, H.G Tiverton, W.Masland,1889
  2. "History of Exeter" OLiver, G: Exeter, Cullum, 1821