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Hugh de Audley

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  • Name Hugh de Audley 
    Born of Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Abt 1289  of Great Marcle, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Died 10 Nov 1347  [4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Buried Tonbridge Priory, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 10, 11
    Person ID I6048  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB, Ancestors of JTS, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 

    Father Hugh de Audley,   b. Abt 1267, of Stratton, Stratton Audley, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1325 and 1326  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Mother Isolde le Rous,   d. Bef 4 Aug 1338 
    Married Abt 1288  [10, 11
    Family ID F1335  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret de Clare,   b. Abt 1292, Caerphilly, Glamorgan, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1342  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married 28 Apr 1317  Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 10, 11
    Children 
    +1. Margaret de Audley,   b. Between 1318 and 1322,   d. Aft 28 Jan 1348  (Age ~ 30 years)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F1205  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Earl of Gloucester.

      King's bachelor; Sheriff of Rutland 1317-18; Chief Warden of the Ports and Coasts of Essex, Middlesex, and Hertford 1336; Joint Marshal of the Host (the English army in Flanders) 1339. Ambassador to France, 1341. Summoned to Parliament by writs 30 Nov 1317 to 15 May 1321. Fought on the side of Thomas, Earl of Lancaster at the battle of Boroughbridge. Taken prisoner; later escaped. After the execution of the Despensers and the overthrow of Edward II, he was again summoned to Parliament by writs 3 Dec 1326 to 24 Aug 1336.

      "Hugh Audley or Aldithley (junior), 2nd son of Hugh A., who, afterwards,, (viz. in 1321), was also sum. to Parl., by Isolt, da. of Edmund de Mortimer, of Wigmore, was b. c. 1289. He was sum. v.p., to Parl. 20 Nov. (1317) II Edw. II to 15 May (1321) 14 Edw. II, by writs directed Hugoni Daudele juniori. He was with his father in the insurrection of 1321/2, but was pardoned. He was also sum. to Parl. 3 Dec. 1326 to 24 Aug. 1336, by writs directed Hugoni de Audele (only), his father having died in 1325, or early in 1326. In 1336 he was in the King's service in Scotland, and on 16 Mar. 1336/7 he was cr. Earl of Gloucester, his wife having, in 1313, become coh. to her br. Gilbert, Earl of Gloucester and Hertford. In 1341 he was Ambassador to France. He m., 28 Apr. 1317, at Windsor, Margaret, widow of Piers (Gavaston), Earl of Cornwall, 2nd da. of Gilbert (de Clare), Earl of Gloucester and Hertford, by Joan, da. of King Edward I. She, who was found to be aged 22 in her brother's Inq. p. m. of 12 Oct. (1314) 8 Edw. II, d. Apr. 1342, before Easter. Inq. p. m. 1342-3. He himself d. s.p.m., 10 Nov. 1347, and was bur. in the priory of Tunbridge, when, 'although the dignity [of the Earldom of Gloucester] was to him and his heirs, the title appears to have been considered as extinct.'" [Complete Peerage I:346]

  • Sources 
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    2. [S1526] The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, Wife of Reverend John Owsley, Generations 1-15, Fourth Preliminary Edition by Ronny O. Bodine and Bro. Thomas Spalding, Jr. 2013., date only.

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    7. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.

    8. [S642] Kathryn Warner, "Women of Edward II's Reign, 3: The 'tragic' Margaret de Clare?" 19 Jan 2007 post on Edward II.

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