Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire

1459 Battle of Blore Heath

1497 Battle of Blackheath aka Deptford Bridge

1533 Buggery Act

Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire is in Baron Audley England.

On 08 Jan 1313 Nicholas Audley 1st Baron Audley of Heighley 1289-1316 (23) was created 1st Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire by writ of summons. Joan Fitzmartin Countess Lincoln -1322 by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

On 24 Mar 1316 Nicholas Audley 1st Baron Audley of Heighley 1289-1316 (26) died. His son James Audley 2nd Baron Audley of Heighley 1313-1386 (3) succeeded 2nd Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire. Isabel Strange Baroness Audley Heighley -1366 by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

On 01 Apr 1386 James Audley 2nd Baron Audley of Heighley 1313-1386 (73) died. He was buried at Hulton Abbey Stoke-on-Trent. His son Nicholas Audley 3rd Baron Audley of Heighley 1328-1391 (58) succeeded 3rd Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

Before 1391 Nicholas Audley 3rd Baron Audley of Heighley 1328-1391 and Elizabeth Beaumont 1320-1400 were married. He a great x 5 grandson of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189. She a great x 4 granddaughter of King Henry I "Beauclerc" England 1068-1135. She by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

In 1391 Nicholas Audley 3rd Baron Audley of Heighley 1328-1391 (63) died without issue. He was buried at Hulton Abbey Stoke-on-Trent. Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire abeyant between his sisters Joan Audley 1331-1393 (60) and Margaret Audley -1408.

In 1408 Margaret Audley -1408 died. Her great nephew John Tuchet 4th Baron Audley of Heighley 1371-1408 (36) abeyance terminated 4th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire. Elizabeth Stafford Baroness Audley Heighley by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

On 19 Dec 1408 John Tuchet 4th Baron Audley of Heighley 1371-1408 (37) died. His son James Tuchet 5th Baron Audley of Heighley 1398-1459 (10) succeeded 5th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

On 24 Feb 1415 James Tuchet 5th Baron Audley of Heighley 1398-1459 (17) and Margaret Ros Baroness Audley Heighley were married. They were half second cousins once removed. She a great x 4 granddaughter of Henry III King England 1207-1272. She by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

After 14 Sep 1430 James Tuchet 5th Baron Audley of Heighley 1398-1459 and Eleanor Holland Baroness Audley Heighley 1406-1459 were married. She a great granddaughter of King Edward III England. She by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

Battle of Blore Heath

On 23 Sep 1459 John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (58) attempted to ambush John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 (28) whilst he was travelling to Ludlow to join up with the main Yorkist army; the Battle of Blore Heath. Forewarned by scouts he arranged his troops into battle order. The Yorkist army included John Conyers Sheriff of Yorkshire 1411-1490 (48), Thomas Harrington 1400-1460 (59), James Harrington 1430-1485 (29), Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury 1400-1460 (59), William Stanley Lord Chamberlain 1435-1495 (24), Roger Kynaston of Myddle and Hordley 1433-1495 (26), John Savile, Walter Strickland 1411-1467 (48) and John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock 1400-1471 (59).

The Lancastrian army included brothers John Dutton -1459, Thomas Dutton 1421-1459 (38) and Peter Dutton -1459 who were killed.

James Tuchet 5th Baron Audley of Heighley 1398-1459 (61) was killed by Roger Kynaston of Myddle and Hordley 1433-1495 (26). His son John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley of Heighley 3rd Baron Tuchet 1426-1490 (33) succeeded 6th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire, 3rd Baron Tuchet. Anne Echingham Baroness Audley Heighley 1420-1498 (39) by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire, Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

John Dudley 1st Baron Dudley 1400-1487 (58) and Edmund Dudley 1425-1483 (34) were captured. Lionel Welles 6th Baron Welles 1406-1461 (53) fought.

Richard Molyneux of Sefton 1420-1459 (39) was killed.

John Egerton 1404-1459 (55) was killed.

Adam Bostock 1413-1475 (46) was killed.

After the battle Margaret of Anjou (29) took refuge at Eccleshall Castle.

After the battle Thomas Harrington 1400-1460 (59), John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu 1431-1471 (28) and Thomas Neville 1430-1460 (29) were captured at Acton Bridge Tarporley and imprisoned at Chester Castle having been detached from the main Yorkist force.

William Troutbeck 1436-1459 (23) was killed.

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On 26 Sep 1490 John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley of Heighley 3rd Baron Tuchet 1426-1490 (64) died at Shere. His son James Tuchet 7th Baron Audley of Heighley 1463-1497 (27) succeeded 7th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire. Joan Bourchier Baroness Audley and Tuchet -1532 by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire, Baron Tuchet.

Battle of Blackheath aka Deptford Bridge

On 28 Jun 1497 James Tuchet 7th Baron Audley of Heighley 1463-1497 (34) was beheaded at Tower Hill. He was buried at Blackfriars Church Holborn. His head was placed on a spike at London Bridge. Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire forfeit.

Around 1557 John Tuchet 8th Baron Audley of Heighley 1483-1557 (74) died. His son George Tuchet 9th Baron Audley of Heighley -1560 succeeded 9th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire. Elizabeth Tuke Baroness Audley Heighley by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

In 1559 George Tuchet 9th Baron Audley of Heighley -1560 and Joan Platt Baroness Audley Heighley were married at Chester. He a great x 5 grandson of King Edward III England. She by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

Before 03 Jul 1560 George Tuchet 9th Baron Audley of Heighley -1560 died. He was buried on 03 Jul 1560 in St Margaret's Church. His son Henry Tuchet 10th Baron Audley of Heighley 7th Baron Tuchet -1563 succeeded 10th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire, 7th Baron Tuchet. Elizabeth Sneyd Baroness Audley Heighley by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

On 30 Dec 1563 Henry Tuchet 10th Baron Audley of Heighley 7th Baron Tuchet -1563 died. He was buried at Betley. His son George Tuchet 1st Earl Castlehaven 1551-1617 (12) succeeded 11th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire, 8th Baron Tuchet.

Around 1580 George Tuchet 1st Earl Castlehaven 1551-1617 (29) and Lucy Mervyn Baroness Audley and Tuchet -1616 were married. She by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire, Baron Tuchet.

After 20 Feb 1616 George Tuchet 1st Earl Castlehaven 1551-1617 and Elizabeth Noel Countess Castlehaven were married at Mary le Strand. She by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire, Baron Tuchet.

In 1617 George Tuchet 1st Earl Castlehaven 1551-1617 (66) died. His son Mervyn Tuchet 2nd Earl Castlehaven 1593-1631 (24) succeeded 2nd Earl Castlehaven, 12th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire, 9th Baron Tuchet, 2nd Baron Audley of Orier in England. Elizabeth Barnham Countess Castlehaven 1592-1622 (25) by marriage Countess Castlehaven.

1533 Buggery Act

On 14 May 1631 Mervyn Tuchet 2nd Earl Castlehaven 1593-1631 (38) was beheaded at Tower Hill for the unnatural crime of sodomy in accordance with the 1533 Buggery Act, committed with his page Laurence (or Florence) FitzPatrick, who confessed to the crime and was executed; and assisting Giles Browning (alias Broadway), who was also executed, in the rape of his wife Anne, Countess of Castlehaven (51), in which Lord Castlehaven was found to have participated by restraining her. His son James Tuchet 3rd Earl Castlehaven 1617-1686 (14) succeeded 3rd Earl Castlehaven, 3rd Baron Audley of Orier in England. He didn't succeed to his father's English titles Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire and Baron Tuchet as a result of his father's attainder.

In 1678 James Tuchet 3rd Earl Castlehaven 1617-1686 (61) was restored 13th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

Around 19 Jun 1679 James Tuchet 3rd Earl Castlehaven 1617-1686 (62) and Elizabeth Graves Baroness Audley Heighley were married. She by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

On 11 Oct 1686 James Tuchet 3rd Earl Castlehaven 1617-1686 (69) died at Kilcash Castle, County Tipperary. His brother Mervyn Tuchet 4th Earl Castlehaven -1686 succeeded 4th Earl Castlehaven, 14th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire, 4th Baron Audley of Orier in England, 2nd Baron Audley of Hely in Ireland but only for three weeks. He died on 02 Nov 1686. Mary Talbot Countess Castlehaven -1711 by marriage Countess Castlehaven.

On 02 Nov 1686 Mervyn Tuchet 4th Earl Castlehaven -1686 died. His son James Tuchet 5th Earl Castlehaven -1700 succeeded 5th Earl Castlehaven, 15th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire, 5th Baron Audley of Orier in England, 3rd Baron Audley of Hely in Ireland.

On 12 Aug 1700 James Tuchet 5th Earl Castlehaven -1700 died. His son James Tuchet 6th Earl Castlehaven -1740 succeeded 6th Earl Castlehaven, 16th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire, 6th Baron Audley of Orier in England, 4th Baron Audley of Hely in Ireland.

On 12 Oct 1740 James Tuchet 6th Earl Castlehaven -1740 died. His son James Tuchet 7th Earl Castlehaven 1723-1769 (17) succeeded 7th Earl Castlehaven, 17th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire, 7th Baron Audley of Orier in England, 5th Baron Audley of Hely in Ireland.

On 06 May 1769 James Tuchet 7th Earl Castlehaven 1723-1769 (46) died unmarried. His brother John Tuchet 8th Earl Castlehaven 1724-1777 (44) succeeded 8th Earl Castlehaven, 18th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire, 8th Baron Audley of Orier in England, 6th Baron Audley of Hely in Ireland.

On 22 Apr 1777 John Tuchet 8th Earl Castlehaven 1724-1777 (52) died unmarried. Earl Castlehaven, Baron Audley of Orier in England and Baron Audley of Hely in Ireland extinct. His nephew George Thicknesse 19th Baron Audley 1757-1818 (20) succeeded 19th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

On 21 May 1781 George Thicknesse 19th Baron Audley 1757-1818 (24) and Elizabeth Delaval Baroness Audley 1757-1785 (24) were married at St George's Church, Hanover Square. She by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

Before 1778. Edward Alcock -1778. Portrait of Elizabeth Delaval Baroness Audley 1757-1785.

On 02 May 1792 George Thicknesse 19th Baron Audley 1757-1818 (35) and Augusta Henrietta Catherina Boisdaune Baroness Audley were married. She by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

On 24 Aug 1818 George Thicknesse 19th Baron Audley 1757-1818 (61) died. His son George Thicknesse-Touchet 20th Baron Audley 1781-1837 (37) succeeded 20th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire. Anne-Jane Donnelly Baroness Audley -1855 by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

On 14 Jan 1837 George Thicknesse-Touchet 20th Baron Audley 1781-1837 (55) died. His son George Edward Thicknesse-Touchet 21st Baron Audley 1817-1872 (19) succeeded 21st Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

On 16 Apr 1857 George Edward Thicknesse-Touchet 21st Baron Audley 1817-1872 (40) and Emily Mitchell Baroness Audley were married at Sydney. She by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

On 15 Feb 1868 George Edward Thicknesse-Touchet 21st Baron Audley 1817-1872 (51) and Margaret Anne Hudson Baroness Audley were married. She by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

On 18 Apr 1872 George Edward Thicknesse-Touchet 21st Baron Audley 1817-1872 (55) died. Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire abeyant between his two daughters Mary Thicknesse-Touchet 22nd Baroness Audley 1858-1942 (13) and Emily Thicknesse-Touchet -1937.

On 17 May 1937 Emily Thicknesse-Touchet -1937 died. Her sister Mary Thicknesse-Touchet 22nd Baroness Audley 1858-1942 (78) abeyance terminated 22nd Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

On 27 May 1942 Mary Thicknesse-Touchet 22nd Baroness Audley 1858-1942 (83) died unmarried. Her first cousin twice removed Thomas Percy Tuchet-Jesson 1913-1963 (28) succeeded 23rd Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

On 26 Apr 1962 Thomas Percy Tuchet-Jesson 1913-1963 (48) and Sarah Churchill Baroness Audley 1914-1982 (47) were married. She by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

On 03 Jul 1963 Thomas Percy Tuchet-Jesson 1913-1963 (49) died without issue. His sister Rosina Tuchet-Jesson 24th Baroness Audley 1911-1973 (52) succeeded 24th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

On 24 Oct 1973 Rosina Tuchet-Jesson 24th Baroness Audley 1911-1973 (62) died. Her first cousin Richard Souter 25th Baron Audley 1914-1997 (59) succeeded 25th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.

In 1997 Richard Souter 25th Baron Audley 1914-1997 (82) died. Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire abeyant between his three daughters Patricia Ann Souter -1946 (50), Jennifer Michelle Souter -1948 (48) and Amanda Elizabeth Souter -1958 (38).

In 1512 John Tuchet 8th Baron Audley of Heighley 1483-1557 was restored 8th Baron Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire. Mary Griffin Baroness Audley Heighley 1487- by marriage Baroness Audley of Heighley in Staffordshire.