Arms of William de Bodham

de Bodham

Arms of Willem de Bodiham from the Dering Roll (c. 1270-1300)

Blazon: Argent a bordure gules bezanté

The Bodham family appears to have been located in Norfolk since at least the early eleventh through the fourteenth centuries. Someone named Ralph held the manor of Bodham under Hugh de Montfort, thereby giving the family its name. There is another Bodham family, first recorded in 1550, but it is unclear whether they are related to the previous family. The newer line bears argent on a cross gules five molets or.

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