Wednesday, May 12, 2010

G18: 184702

184702. Lord John Tuchet & 184703. Anne Echingham


~1425, John “Audley” born in England, heir & s/o 369404. James Tuchet & 369405. Margaret Roos.

~1435, Anne born in England, d/o 369406. Sir Thomas Echingham & 369407. Margaret Knyvet.

Anne 1st married John Rogers, Esq., of Bryanston, Dorset.

8/1450, John Rogers died.

1453, John granted a pension of £20 annually by the king.

1454, John sued the Bishop of Bath and Wells.

Bef. 1456, John married Anne.

12/1459, John sailed in the expedition to Calais, France under the command of the Duke of Somerset. They captured the castle of Guisnes.

1460, John taken prisoner at Calais by the Earl of Warwick, Richard Neville, “the kingmaker”. (S) The Wars of the Roses, Weir, 1995, P233.

2/2/1461, John Tuchet, Lord Audley, for as a Yorkist on the winning side at the battle of Mortimer’s Cross. On the morning of the battle, through an unusual atmospheric condition, three suns were said to be visible.  Edward Plantagenet [later Edward IV], earl of March, took this as a omen and added the sun to his banner. The Lancanstrian army under the Earl of Pembroke [Jasper Tudor], of about 8000, lost almost half in the battle.

5/26/1461–12/9/1483, John a M.P. and Steward of the King’s lands in Dorset.

1468, John “at court”, an enemy of Warwick. (S) Warwick the Kingmaker, Hicks, P265.

7/24/1469, John, in support of the king, fought in a losing battle at Edgecote, but escaped.

1475, John sent to Brittany, France.

1483, John at the coronation of King Richard III.

12/6/1484, John, 6th Lord Audley, made Lord High Treasurer by Richard III. The Treasury was the section of the royal household where the King kept his treasures.

9/26/1490, John died; buried in Shere, Surrey.

5/7/1498, Anne died; buried at Bermondsey, Surrey.

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P833.

Children of Robert and Eleanor: [4 sons, 3 daughters.]

i. Elizabeth Tuchet, born ? in England.
Elizabeth the 1st wife of Sir William Fillol (237666). [No children.]

ii. Eleanor Tuchet (92351), born 1477 in England.

iii. Anne Audley, born ? in England.
Anne married Sir John Wingfield.

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