Richard, a yeoman, was granted an eighty year lease for the house known as the Great Worge, Brightling, East Sussex, England., by Robertsbridge Abbey in 1530. The Great worge was very large by local standards (378-8 acres) and was purchased by the Glydd Family in 1617 [Source "Detached Kitchens in Eastern Sussex" by David and Barbara Martin with information from the East Sussex Records Office]
Richard descends from Ethelystan Gloddrydd, Tributary Prince of Ferlys, Founder of the IV Royal Tribe. His mother was Rhingor, dau and heir of Gronwy ao Tudor-Trevor, Lord of Whittington, c. Salop. It is from Gloddrydd that the name Gloyd is derived.