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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Lord John Tuchet & Anne Echingham

184702. Lord John Tuchet & 184703. Anne Echingham   

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

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

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

8/1450, John Rogers died.

6/12/1453, James lord de Audeley, knight (Hereford), and his son John Audeley (Sussex) ‘coming to parliament’, and appointed in their counties to distribute money to impoverished towns, cities, … . (S) CFRs.

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

2/14/1454, John Tuchet, son and heir of James Tuchet lord Audeley knight, to his said father … Confirmation, at his father's special request, of a charter. (S) CCRs.

1454, John sued the Bishop of Bath and Wells.

5/20/1455, John Audeley esquire, firstborn son of James lord Audeley knight, to William bishop of Winchester. Recognisance for 1,000 marks, to be levied etc. in the county of Suthampton. (S) CCRs.

Bef. 1456, John married Anne.

9/23/1459, John’s father killed at the Battle of Blore Heath in Shorpshire, leading an army of 10,000 in support of the Queen. [John was likely at this battle.]

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. [Richard Neville led the army that defeated his father at Blore Heath.]

2/2/1461, John Tuchet, Lord Audeley, fought as a Yorkist on the winning side at the battle of Mortimer’s Cross, Herefordshire. 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 the earl 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.

4/1471, King Edward conferred on John the office of ‘master of the hounds.’ (S) CCRs, 2/8/1472.

4/14/1471, Battle of Barnet, north of London. King Edward IV defeated and killed Richard Neville, earl of Warwick. A heavy fog limited visibility. A combined total of 1000 knights died. Both handguns [relatively new] and cannon were used during the fight.

2/12/1472, John, son and heir of James Tychet, lord Audley, gave homage to King Edward. (S) UKNA, PSO 1/64/46.

3/9/1472, Katherine duchess of Norfolk; and Anne countess of Pembroke, John Audeley, Lord Audley, knight, … (S) UKNA.

9/3/1473, Debtor: Anne, Countess of Pembroke, John, lord Audley, knight, … Creditor: Katherine, Duchess of Norfolk … Amount: £60. (S) UKNA.

3/30/1474, Payment of £4,586 10s. to John lord Audeley and Galierd Durforde, lord of Duras, going to serve under the duke of Brittany with 2,000 archers. (S) Rymer’s Foedera with Syllabus, V11.

6/12/1475, John lord Audeley and Galliard Dureford, lord Duras, are appointed commanders of a fleet going to Brittany. (S) Rymer’s Foedera with Syllabus, V12.

6/1475, John attended King Edward invading Burgundy, France, with a force of 16,000 in support of Charles the Bold.

8/29/1475, Treaty of Picquigny signed between King Edward and Louis XI, King of France.

1/23/1475, John Audley, Lord Audley asks that he might have, by authority of parliament, the wardship and marriage of John Audley, son of his brother Humphrey, and, if he should die under age, of John's sister Jane, in order to recover the 1500 marks which he has paid to the people who would otherwise have been given these lands by the king, to prevent Humphrey's lands being forfeited for his misdeeds. (S) UKNA.

4/9/1483, Edward V became King of England [age 12.]

6/26/1483, John at the coronation of King Richard III.

9/1484, Holograph instructions from (John Tuchet) Lord Audley to Henry Scowtherton ordering an account to be made up. He informs him that he will send money and the £10 for Utteworth. (S) UKNA.

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.

8/22/1485, Henry VII succeeded Richard III as King of England.

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

10/24/1490, IPM of John Audeley de audeley, knt. John Audeley, knt., Lord de Audeley, with licence from the King, enfeoffed John Reynold …, of the under-mentioned manors, to the use of Anne his wife, who survives, with remainder to his own use in tail. He died 26 Sept. last. James Audeley, knt., aged 27 and more, is his son and heir. (S) CIsPM.

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

(S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P833.

Family notes:

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

i. James Tuchet, born 1462 in England.

11/18/1498 IPM of James Audeley, Lord Audeley, attained. He died …, which he held by hereditary right after the death of Sir John de Audeley, his father, whose heir he was. He was beheaded for high treason at London on 26 June, 12 Henry VII. (S) CIsPM.

ii. Eleanor Tuchet, born ? in England.

Eleanor the 1st wife of Sir William Fillol (237666). [No children.]

iii. Elizabeth Tuchet (92351), born 1477 in Surrey, England.

iv. Anne Audley, born ? in England.

Anne married Sir John Wingfield.

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