Sir James Audley, 2nd Baron Audley (of Heleigh)

Sir James Audley, 2nd Baron Audley (of Heleigh)

Male 1313 - 1386  (73 years)

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  • Name James Audley 
    Title Sir 
    Suffix 2nd Baron Audley (of Heleigh) 
    Born 8 Jan 1313  (Heleigh Castle, Staffordshire, England) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As James de Audley  [1
    Died 1 Apr 1386  [2
    Person ID I44311  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2017 

    Father Nicholas de Audley, 1st Baron Audley,   b. 11 Nov 1289, Heleigh Castle, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1316  (Age 26 years) 
    Mother Joan FitzMartin,   b. ~ 1291, Barnstaple, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1320-1322  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Married 0___ 1312  [1, 2
    Family ID F16138  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Joan de Mortimer, 2nd Baroness Geneville,   b. 2 Feb 1286, Ludlow Castle, Ludlow, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1356  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1301  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Children 
     1. Joan Audley,   b. 0___ 1331, Wigmore, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1393  (Age ~ 62 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F17726  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Isabel Strange,   b. ~ 1324, Knockin, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1366-1374  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married ~ 1340  [1
    Children 
     1. James de Audley, Baron Audley,   b. 0___ 1346, Heleigh, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1392  (Age ~ 45 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F16136  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
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    Sir James Audley, 2nd Baron Audley
    Sir James Audley, 2nd Baron Audley
    (8 January 1312/13 - 1 April 1386)

    21st great grandfather of the grandchildren of Vernia Elvira Swindell Byars...

  • Notes 
    • James Audley, 2nd Baron Audley (8 January 1312/13 1 April 1386) of Heighley Castle, Staffordshire, was an English peer. He was the son and heir of Nicholas Audley, 1st Baron Audley (12891316) by his wife Joan FitzMartin (died Feb. 1320 / 1 Aug. 1322)[clarification needed], who was the daughter of William FitzMartin (died 1324), feudal baron of Barnstaple, Devon, and was posthumously the eventual sole heiress of her brother William FitzMartin (died 1326) to the feudal barony of Barnstaple.

      Marriages and children

      James Audley married twice. His first marriage, before 13 June 1330, was to Joan Mortimer, daughter of Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March by his wife Joan de Geneville, 2nd Baroness Geneville. By Joan he had four children. Their eldest son, Nicholas, succeeded his father in the title, becoming Nicholas Audley, 3rd Baron Audley (c.13281391) he married Elizabeth Beaumont, a daughter of Henry de Beaumont, 4th Earl of Buchan, but died without legitimate issue whereupon his nephew John Tuchet, 4th Baron Audley inherited the title and a one-third share of the lands of the barony of Audley.[2] Their second son Roger predeceased his father.[3] Joan (13311393), their first daughter, married Sir John Tuchet (13271371) their son John (Nicholas's nephew) inherited the Audley barony.[2] Audley's last child by Joan was Margaret (born pre-1351, died 1410/11) who married Sir Roger Hillary.[4]

      After the death of his first wife, Audley married before December 1351 to Isabel LeStrange, daughter of Roger le Strange, 5th Baron Strange (c. 13271382) of Knokyn. They had four children: three sons, Thomas, Rodeland (or Rowland) and James, who all died childless,[4] and a daughter, Margaret Audley (died 1373), who married Fulk FitzWarin, 4th Baron FitzWarin (13411374) of Whittington Castle, Shropshire and Alveston, Gloucestershire.[5] Fulk's mother was said to be Joan de Beaumont, a daughter of Henry de Beaumont, 4th Earl of Buchan,[6] and was thus a sister of the wife of Fulk's half-brother-in-law Nicholas Audley, 3rd Baron Audley. In 1392 Margaret's 3-year-old grandson Fulk FitzWarin, 6th Baron FitzWarin (13891407) inherited the manor of Tawstock in Devon, thought to have been a later seat of the feudal barons of Barnstaple,[7] which had been settled in 1370 by James Audley, 2nd Baron, in tail male successively to his three childless sons from his second marriage.[4]

      Succession

      James Audley had settled the feudal barony of Barnstaple by means of an entail on his heirs male, with remainder to the crown.[3] As all his sons from both his marriages died childless, the barony became the inheritance of King Richard II, who granted the barony to his half-brother John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, in tail-male.[3]

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  • Sources 
    1. [S8150] "Sir. James Touchet, Baron (~ 1392-1459)" Pedigree-Ahnentafel, abstracted October 16, 2015, http://www.ourfamilyhistorie.

    2. [S10705] "James Audley, 2nd Baron Audley" biography, which was abstracted, downloaded and published Monday, March 20th, 2017 by D.

    3. [S10707] "Joan Mortimer" profile, which was abstracted, downloaded and published Monday, March 20th, 2017 by David A. Hennessee,.

    4. [S7463] "Roger de Mortimer, 3rd Baron Mortimer, 1st Earl of March (25 April 1287 - 29 November 1330)" biography, https://en.wiki.

    5. [S10708] "Joan de Geneville, 2nd Baroness Geneville" biography, which was abstracted, downloaded and published Monday, March 20th.