Name: Richard de Hidon
Residence: Clayhidon & Hemyock, Devon
Change Date: 14 SEP 2004
Hemyock Manor was granted to Robert Foliot by Richard de Redvers, Earl of Devon. In 1195 Hemyock was in the King's hands as the result of an escheat.
In 1198 Robert Foliot's lands were in the joint possession of Geoffrey de Barenton, Thomas Foliot, Richard de Hidon and Emma de Botreaux, his grandchildren.
Between 1212 and 1228, Richard de Hidon became the sole lord of the manor of Hemyock. In 1238 he held it of the honor of Plympton.
In the late 13th Century, Margaret Hidon inherited the Manors of Hemyock and Clayhidon from her father Sir Richard Hidon, and the Manors of Morleigh and Storridge from her mother Isabel (née Fisacre).
During the 1100s the Norman 'Hidon' family built a fortified manor house at Hemyock. Later, the Dynhams (originally from Brittany) married into the family.
On 5th November 1380, King Richard II granted Sir William and Lady Asthorpe (née Dynham) licence to crenellate their fortified manor house.
Father: John de Hidon
- Margaret Hydon b: ABT 1272 in Clayhidon, Devon