The Revd. William OLDYS D.D. ( - )

1. The Revd. William OLDYS D.D. (also known as [unnamed person]) was a Clergyman. He was a Vicar of Adderbury, Oxon. He celebrated his Bar Mitzvah.

 

Vicar of Adderbury, Oxon. Rev. William Oldys b.1591 who was murdered in Adderbury, Oxford by Parliamentarian soldiers. The account of his murder tells of how he was hunted all day due to his support of the monarchy and even though he threw down money to distract the closing pack, he was run through with a sword and died. The church bell in Adderbury still bears his name and on the wall of the vestry is a plaque written in Latin describing that dreadful day 15 September 1645. His wife Margaret née Sacheverell died 7 May 1705. She was the daughter of Ambrose Sacheverell, the Reverend at Tadmarton in 1617.

Rev. William Oldys was the son of John Oldys b. 13 July 1563 who was son of John Oldys b.1520 who was son of John Oldys, Bishop of Clanmacknoise, Ireland in 1444 who was son of Richard Oldys b. 1366. The details of this can be found in the British Library Addit 4240. Diary of Birch. MJA.

 

William OLDYS had the following children:

 

Susan OLDYS ( - )