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  GENUKI: English Peerage 1790: Barons 1
John, ninth lord Clifford, was one of the principal leaders of the party of the house of Lancaster, and for his cruelty and inhumanity obtained the surname of the Butcher.
George, eighth lord Audley, fourth in descent from James, distinguished himself in the wars of the Netherlands, and was wounded at the battle of Kinsale in the kingdom of Ireland 24 December 1601.
Baroness Bottetourt of Weley Castle in the county of Worcester 1307.
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 Thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Audley was a witness to the queen’s execution, and recommended to parliament the new act of succession, which made Jane Seymour's issue legitimate.
On 29 November 1538 he was created Baron Audley of Walden; and soon afterwards presided as Lord Steward at the trials of Henry Pole, Lord Montacute, and of the Marquess of Exeter.
In 1542 he endowed and re-established Buckingham College, Cambridge, under the new name of St Mary Magdalene, and ordained in the statutes that his heirs, "the possessors of the late monastery of Talden," should be visitors of the college in per petuum.
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 The Battle of Poitiers. Of the Gift That the Prince Gave to the Lord Audley after the Battle of Poitiers. Froissart, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
soon as the earl of Warwick and the lord Cobham were departed from the prince, as ye have heard before, then the prince demanded of the knights that were about him for the lord Audley, if any knew anything of him.
And as soon as he was gone, the earl of Warwick and the lord Cobham returned to the prince and presented to him the French king.
The prince made lowly reverence to the king and caused wine and spices to be brought forth, and himself served the king in sign of great love.
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 James Tuchet, 5th Baron Audley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
James Touchet, 5th Baron Audley was a General who led the House of Lancaster forces during the Battle of Blore Heath in the Wars of the Roses.
Audley died in the afternoon of September 23, 1459, when he was slain at the Battle of Blore Heath.
Audley's Cross still stands on the battlefield to this day, and marks the spot where he died.
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 Audley's Cross - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A cross sited in Blore Heath, Staffordshire to mark the spot on which James Touchet, Lord Audley was killed at the battle of Blore Heath in 1459.
A cross was erected on the spot where Audley was reported to have been killed after the battle, and replaced with the current stone cross in 1765, which was renovated in 1949 on the 500th anniversary of the battle.
Lord Audley, who commanded the Lancastrian forces was defeated and slain.
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 Encyclopedia: Battle of Blore Heath   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
On the morning of the 23 September 1459 (St Tecla's day), a force of some 6-12,000 men took up a defensive position behind a 'great hedge' on the south-western edge of Blore Heath facing the direction of Newcastle-under-Lyme to the north-east, the direction from which Salisbury was approaching.
This led to a period of intense fighting in which Audley himself was killed, possibly by Sir Roger Kynaston of Stocks near Ellesmere.
The death of Audley meant that Lancastrian command devolved on to the second-in-command John Sutton, 1st Baron Dudley who ordered an attack on foot with some 4,000 men.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Battle-of-Blore-Heath   (961 words)

 lady audley's secret   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lady Audley's Secret is a novel by Mary Elizabeth Braddon, written in (1862).
Lady Audley is a beautiful blonde, who in the absence of her first husband had been forced by poverty to desert her child before marrying Lord Audley.
Lord Audley's nephew happens to be a good friend of the old husband and decides to find out what happened to him.
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 Thomas AUDLEY (1° B. Audley of Walden)
He was made speaker of the House of Commons in 1529 and lord keeper of the great seal in 1532.
This year he tried Anne Boleyn and her lovers, was present on the scaffold at the unfortunate Queen’s execution, and recommended to parliament the new Act of Succession.
Soon after presided as lord steward at the trials of Henry Pole, Lord Montague, and of the unfortunate Marquess of Exeter.
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He married on the 28th of October 5577 Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas, Lord Dacre, and proceeded subsequently to the University of Cambridge.
In 1618 he was made one of the commissioners for the border, and performed great services in upholding the law and suppressing marauders.
Lord William was a learned and accomplished scholar, praised by Camden, to whom he sent inscriptions and drawings from relics collected by him from the Roman wall, as a singular lover of valuable antiquity and learned withal.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /H/HO/HOWARD_LORD_WILLIAM.htm   (404 words)

 Section 1 - History of House of Stanley,1737   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This Lord Audley, is recorded to have been a very brave and gallant man, and an eminent and experienced soldier, being one of the chief commanders at the famous battle of' Poictiers in France, under Edward the Black Prince, son to King Edward III.
Willian, the son of Adam, and fifth Lord of Stanley, is stiled William de Stanley, in the county of Stafford, Dom.
John; the son of the aforesaid Sir William, was the sixth Lord of Stanley, and the second of Stourton, and is stiled Lord of Stanley and of Stourton, and married to his wife, Mabill, daughter of Sir James Hausket, of Stourton-Parva, and by her had issue one son, named William.
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 chittick.com | history | chittick family history
Contemporary with this Lord Touchet was Sir Robert Touchet, Knight, of Tattenhale, County Chester, who was succeeded by his son, Sir Thomas Touchet, who died 23rd of Edward III., leaving a son, Sir John Touchet, Knight, a gallant and distinguished soldier in the martial times of Edward IV.
Sir John married Joan, eldest daughter of James Adethley, Lord Audley, of Heleigh (a dignity created by writ of summons, 8tb January, 1313), and sole heiress in 1392 of her brother Nicholas, last Baron Audley, of that family.
At page 135 Hill says:-" King James I., in writing to Lord Salisbury on the 20th of July, 1609, states that he is not a little comforted to hear that my Lord Audley and his son desire to be, and are like to be, undertakers in so large and frank a manner.
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 World War 1 and 2 - James Tuchet, 5th Baron Audley
James Touchet, 5th Baron Audley was a medieval general, who led the Lancastrian forces during the Battle of Blore Heath in the Wars of the Roses.
We know that in his early manhood he served as a soldier, and fought for King Henry V in the French campaigns of the early 15th century.
Audley died sometime in the afternoon of September 23 1459, when he was slain at the Battle of Blore Heath.
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 Encyclopedia: Mervyn Tuchet, otherwise Audley, 2nd Earl of Castlehaven   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mervyn Tuchet, otherwise Audley, 2nd Earl of Castlehaven; 12th Baron Audley; 2nd Baron Audley of Orioer (1593 - 14 May 1631) was the son of George Tuchet, 1st Earl of Castlehaven (1551-1617) and his wife, née Lucy Mervyn (d.
Mervyn Tuchet, Lord Audley, succeeded his father as Earl of Castlehaven on 20 February 1616/7.
The 2nd Earl of Castlehaven was attainted of felony on 14 May 1631, forfeiting his English Peerage, as it was created for heirs general but retaining his Irish Earldom and Barony (since it was an entailed honour protected by the statute De Donis).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mervyn-Tuchet,-otherwise-Audley,-2nd-Earl-of-Castlehaven   (498 words)

 Letter from Poitou from Audley Publications Chapter Three
Instantly she was ashamed of the thought- it was her duty to marry this boy, a fate decreed by her father for the benefit of all.
James Audley had developed a brotherly affection for the de Clavering heiress and was pleased to be asked to stand in for Thomas.
Hugh Audley, as guardian, gave his consent and was proud of the part played by his son: anything that brought him to the attention of the court was worthwhile.
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 Battle of Durham - Results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
With their battles both facing the desired angle, both Audley and Clifford drop back to join their trailing knights, to avoid any risk of a chance bowshot.
Audley moves into position to support the armies left, while Clifford is still moving up.
Audley's longbows destroy one of Roos' longbows and kills its captain.
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 Vol II File 19: The Paternal Ancestry of Homer Beers James
Roger de Mortimer, 5th Lord of Wigmore, and lord of Chirke, part of the territories of Griffith ap Madoc, and was summoned to parliament from February 6, 1299, to November 3, 1396, as "Roger de Mortuomari," and as Baron Mortimer, of Chirke, from August 26, 1307, to May 15, 1321 (See Burke, Page 385-6).
Peter was the son of Geoffrey de Geneville, Lord of Trim, in Ireland and conveyed eventually the whole inheritance of the Genevilles, and half the land of the Lacys, into that family.
James Audley married (2) Isabel le Strange, said to be the daughter of Roger le Strange of Knockyn.
homepages.rootsweb.com /~pmcbride/james/f036.htm   (4041 words)

 Cornish Rebellion of 1497   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
On reaching Somerset, a local Lord by the name of Lord Audley took command of the rebel army, and it grew to consist of several thousand men by the time it reached had Blackheath, outside London.
The skirmish cost the lives of 200 Cornish rebels, and Lord Audley and Flamank were captured on the field of battle.
On June 27, Flamank and Joseph were hung, drawn and quartered at Tyburn, and they were followed the next day by the beheading of Lord Audley on Tower Hill.
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 Richard III - Blore Heath
Lord Audley had recently raised a Lancastrian army centered round Market Drayton, and the Queen -through whom the King ruled- sent him orders to intercept Lord Salisbury, who was marching from Yorkshire to join the Duke of York at Ludlow.
Audley took up a position just west of a little stream that crossed the Market Drayton-Newcastle-under-Lyme road, and Salisbury’s men were drawn up about 150 yards east of the present Audley Cross, which marks the spot where Lord Audley fell.
But this too failed; there was no support from the cavalry, Lord Audley had already fallen and 500 Lancastrians chose this moment to desert to the enemy.
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 Froissart: Lord James Audley at the Battle of Poitiers
The battalion of the marshals was soon after put to the rout by the arrows of the archers, and the assistance of the men at arms, who rushed among them as they were struck down, and seized and slew them at their pleasure.
The lord James Audley, with the assistance of his four squires, was always engaged in the heat of the battle.
Lord James replied; "My lord, you have a right to say whatever you please, but I wish it were as you have said.
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 The Trial of Mervyn Touchet, Earl of Castlehaven, 1631   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mervyn Touchet was the twelfth Lord Audley in the peerage of England, and the second Lord Audley and Earl of Castlehaven in the peerage of Ireland.
The Lord Chief Justice argued that such a conspirator or participant could be a legal witness until he himself was convicted of the felony, "for otherwise, Facts of this nature would seldom or never be discovered".
Lady Audley, young Lady Audley, Giles Broadway, and Florentius Fitz-Patrick testified, and after two hours of deliberation the jurors unanimously found Castlehaven guilty of rape, and fifteen of the twenty-six jurors found him guilty of sodomy (a majority was enough to convict).
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 Blackheath   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
About two hundred of them were killed, Audley and Flamank were captured on the field, and Joseph was taken as he fled for sanctuary at Greenwich.
After the battle King Henry rode in triumph through the city, followed by the flsmith "clad in a jacket of white and green of the King's colours, and held as good countenance and spake as bodly to the people as he had been at his liberty.
On the following Monday Joseph, Flamank and Audley were examined in the Tower of London and a week later condemned to death.
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 Froissart: Lord James Audley at the Battle of Poitiers
The lord James Audley remained also a considerable time near him [Edward]; but when he was that they must certainly engage, he said to the prince: "Sir, I have ever served most loyally my lord your father, and yourself, and shall continue so to do, as long as I have life.
This lord James was a prudent and valiant knight; and by his advice the army had thus been drawn up in order of battle.
The lord James Audley, attended by his four squires, had placed himself, sword in hand, in front of this battalion, much before the rest, and was performing wonders.
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 Blore Heath 1459 : Tactical positioning
James Touchet, Lord Audley was the principle Lancastrian commander, in charge of at least 6-12,000 men.
The pronounced valley of the Crumbledale (still visible today) allowed Audley to shelter his sizeable army from view, and he possibly hoped to catch the Yorkists by surprise as they emerged from the dense woodland to the north of Blore Heath.
Coincidentally, James Touchet, Lord Audley and William Montague, Earl of Salisbury, the great-grandfathers of the leaders of the two armies at Blore Heath, had fought side by side at both Crecy and Poitiers at the beginning of the Hundred Years War.
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HUGH AUDLEY JUNIOR, Lord Audley, 8th Earl of Gloucester in 1336, Ambassador to France in 1341, Sheriff of Rutland, died on 10 November 1347.
HUGH AUDLEY SENIOR, Lord Audley of Stratton-Audley, Justice of Wales, Governor of Mont- gomery Castle, was born about 1267 and died in 1325/26.
EMMA AUDLEY married Griffin ap Madoe ap Griffith, Lord of Bromfield, Dinas Bran, and Yale of Lower Powis.
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 The Battle of Poitiers. How the Lord James Audley Gave to His Four Squires the Five Hundred Marks of Revenues That the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
How the Lord James Audley Gave to His Four Squires the Five Hundred Marks of Revenues That the Prince Had Given Him.
Then he said to the said lords: ‘Sirs, it hath pleased my lord the prince to give me five hundred marks of revenues by year in heritage, for the which gift I have done him but small service with my body.
Sirs, behold here these four squires, who hath always served me truly and specially this day: that honour that I have is by their valiantness.
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 Encyclopedia: Lord Audley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The title Baron Audley was created in 1313 by writ.
The eleventh baron was created Earl of Castlehaven, and the barony and earldom remained united until the death of the eighth earl, when the earldom became extinct, and the barony went to George Thicknesse, later Thicknesse-Tuchet.
Mary Thicknesse-Touchet, 22nd Baroness Audley (1858-1942) (abeyance terminated 1937)
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Lord-Audley   (254 words)

 Bodmin, Cornwall, England - historical notes related to genealogy on Pat Patterson's Pages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Having led the Cornish insurgents into Somersetshire, they were joined, at Wells, by the Lord Audley, and proceeding to London, for the purpose of delivering their petition to the King for the removal of his councillors, they were defeated at Blackheath, after showing great personal bravery, with the loss of 2000 men.
The Lord Audley, Flamank, and Michael Joseph were taken prisoners.
The doors of taverners and brewers were also directed to be shut at the ringing of this bell, and no person afterwards admitted.
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And in the 25th of Edward III., doing his homage, had livery of his lands in Co. Salop, In 1360 he was at the seige of Rheims, in Champagne, and afterwards was a principal commander in the wars of France under John Hastings, Earl of Pembroke, when in 1370 they took several towns in Anjou.
JAMES TOUCHET, 2nd baron Audley, who distinguished himself in the wars of France, in 1418; but in 1428, being sent by Queen Margaret to oppose Richard Neville, earl of Salisbury, then in arms in favour of the house of York, he was defeated and killed at Blore-heath, co. Stafford, with 2400 of his companions.
He was accused by Lady Audley of raping her mother Elizabeth at the instigation of her husband, Melvyn.
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 Vol II File 3: The Paternal Ancestry of Homer Beers James
While Lord Badlesmere remained at Canterbury, John de Crumwell and his wife sought his lordship's aid, and, pledging himself to afford it, he hastened to Oxford, where the barons of his party had been then assembled.
Countess of Oxford, and the earl her husband, and was retained in that family until the demise of John de Vere, 14th earl, wi^!out male issue, in the reign of King Henry VIII., when it was certified, April 5, 1626, to have fallen into abeyance between that nobleman's four sisters.
Margery Badlesmere married William Roos, Lord de Roos (Ros), of Hamlake, and a son, Thomas^!Lord Roos, from whom descended the Lords of Ros, whose heir general, Thomas Manners, Lord de Ros, was created Earl of Rutland, June 18, 1525, etc.
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