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Audley of Heleigh, Baron (E, 1313 - abeyant 1997)

 

Creation: let.pat. 8 Jan 1312/3

 

Abeyant: 1997

 

Family name: de Audley later Touchet later Thicknesse-Touchet later Tuchet-Jesson later MacNamee later Souter

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Arms (as borne by the 4th to the 18th Barons Audley):

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Ermine a Chevron Gules (for Touchet);  2nd and 3rd, Gules a fret Or (for Audley)

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Henry of Aldithley, Lord of Heleigh, co. Stafford, 2nd son of Adam of Aldithley, Lord of Heleigh, co. Stafford, by his wife Emma. dau. of Ralph FitzOrm, of Darlaston. co. Stafford, bought large estates from Eleanor Malbank 1214, acquired the Manors of Edgmund and Newport, co. Shropshire, from the Crown in 1227 and the Manor of Ford, co. Shropshire, in 1230, Under Sheriff of Shropshire and Staffordshire 1217-20 and Sheriff 1227-32, founded Hulton Abbey 1223, in command in the Welsh Marches 1223-46, Custodian of Chester and of Beeston Castle 1237, built for himself the castles of Heleigh, co. Stafford, and Red Castle, co. Shropshire (b. c. 1175; d. bef. Nov 1246), mar. 1217 Bertred Mainwaring d. after 1249; bur. in Hulton Abbey), dau. of Ralf Mainwaring, Seneschal of Chester, and had issue:

1a. Ralph de Aldithley or Audley (dvp. and sp. bef. 1240)

2a. James de Aldithley or Audley, Lord of Heleigh, co. Stafford, Keeper of the Castle of Newcastle-under-Lyme 1250, Sheriff of Shropshire and Staffordshire 1261-62 and 1270-71, fought for King Henry III against the Barons 1264-65, Justiciar of Ireland 1270-72 (b. c. 1220; d. c. 11 Jun 1272), mar. 1244 Ela Longspée, dau. of Sir William Longspée (by his wife Idoine de Camville, dau. and hrss. of Richard de Camville), 1st son and heir of Sir William Longspée (by his wife Lady Ela de Salusbury, suo jure Countess of Salisbury), illegit. son of King Henry II, and had issue:

1b. James de Aldithley or Audley, Lord of Heleigh, co. Stafford (b. 1250; dsp. bef. 7 Nov 1273), mar. Maud ..... (mar. (2) bef. 8 May 1275 as his first wife Sir John Deiville, of Egmanton, co. Nottingham, and Adlingleet, Kilburn and Thornton, co. York, Constable of York and Scarborough Castles; d. bef. 22 Apr 1276)

2b. Henry de Aldithley or Audley, Lord of Heleigh, co. Stafford (b. 1251; dsp. 1276), mar. Lucy de Ros, dau. of John de Ros, 2nd son of Robert [de Ros], 1st Baron Ros (mar. (2) bef. 1281 Sir William de Rither; d. aft. 1303)

3b. William de Aldithley or Audley, Lord of Heleigh, co. Stafford (b. 18 Oct 1253; d. fighting the Welsh bef. 12 Nov 1282)

4b. Nicholas de Aldithley or Audley, Lord of Heleigh, co. Stafford (b. bef. 1258; d. 28 Aug 1299), mar. Catherine Giffard (b. 1272; d. after 1322 as a nun at Ledbury), dau. of John [Giffard], 1st Baron Giffard of Brimpsfield, by his 1st wife Maud Longspée, widow of his uncle Sir William Longspée and dau. of Walter de Clifford, of Clifford Castle, co. Hereford, by his wife Margaret de Braose, widow of John de Braose, of Bramber and Gower, and dau. of Llewellyn, Prince of Wales, and had issue:

1c. Thomas de Audley (b. 1288; dsp. and vp. betw. 8 Jul and 14 Dec 1307; bur. in Langley Abbey, co. Norfolk), mar. Eve de Clavering (b. c. 1305; mar. (2) bef. 2 Dec 1308 Sir Thomas de Ufford (k. at the Battle of Bannockburn 24 Jun 1314; bur. in Langley Abbey, co. Norfolk), and (3) Robert [de Benhale], 1st Baron Benhale; she had two illegitimate sons by her first husband's cousin, Sir James Audley, of Stratton Audley, co. Oxford; d. 20 Sep 1369; bur. in Langley Abbey, co. Norfolk), only dau. and hrss. of John [FitzRobert later de Clavering], 2nd Baron Clavering, by his wife Hawise de Tibetot, dau. of Robert de Tibetot

2c. Nicholas de Audley, Lord of Heleigh, co. Stafford, later 1st Baron Audley of Heleigh

5b. Sir Hugh de Audley, the "Senior", of Stratton Audley, co. Oxford, later 1st Baron Audley of Stratton Audley

 

Nicholas [de Audley], 1st Baron Audley of Heleigh

born

11 Nov 1289

mar.

1312 Joan de Lacy (widow of Henry [de Lacy], 3rd Earl of Lincoln; d. betw. Feb 1319/20 and 1 Aug 1322), sister and cohrss. in her issue of William [Martin], 2nd Baron Martin, and 2nd dau. of William [Martin], 1st Baron Martin, by his wife Eleanor de Mohun, widow of John de Mohun, of Dunster, co. Somerset, and dau. of Sir Reynold FitzPiers

children

1. James de Audley, later 2nd Baron Audley of Heleigh

died

bef. 6 Dec 1316

created

by writ of summ. 8 Jan 1312/3 Baron Audley of Heleigh

suc. by

son

note

 

 

James [de Audley], 2nd Baron Audley of Heleigh

born

8 Jan 1312/3

mar. (1)

bef. 13 Jun 1330 Lady Joan de Mortimer (d. betw. 1337 and 1351), 2nd dau. of Roger [de Mortimer], 1st Earl of March, by his wife Joan de Geneville, 1st dau. and hrss. of Sir Piers de Geneville, of Ludlow, co. Salop (by his wife Joan d'Albret, widow of Bernard-Ezy I, Sire d'Albret, and dau. of Hugh XII, Count of La Marche and Angoulême), 2nd but 1st surv. son and heir ap. of Geoffrey [de Geneville], 1st Baron Geneville

children by first wife

1. Nicholas de Audley, later 3rd Baron Audley of Heleigh

2. Roger de Audley (dsp. bef. 1391)

1. Joan de Audley, mar. Sir John Touchet, of Markeaton, co. Derby (killed at Rochelle 1371), and had issue:

1a. John Touchet, mar., and had issue:

1b. John Touchet, later 4th Baron Audley of Heleigh

2. Margery de Audley (dsp. 1410/1), mar. c. 1353 Sir Roger Hillary

mar. (2)

bef. Dec 1351 Isabel le Strange (d. aft. 1366), 1st dau. of Roger [le Strange], 5th Baron Strange of Knokyn, by his wife Lady Aline FitzAlan, 3rd dau. of Edmund [FitzAlan], 9th or 2nd Earl of Arundel

children by second wife

3. Thomas de Audley (dsp. bef. 1391)

4. Rowland de Audley (dsp. bef. 1391)

5. James de Audley (dsp. bef. 1391)

3. Margery de Audley , mar. Fulk FitzWarin, and had issue

4. Katharine de Audley, mar. Thomas Spigurnel

died

1 Apr 1386 (bur. in Hulton Abbey)

suc. by

son by first wife

note

in 1326 on the death of his maternal uncle he was coheir to the vast Martin estates in Pembrokeshire and Devon, and in 1343 he became sole heir following the death of his maternal aunt, Eleanor, Lady Columbers and thereby inherited the Barony of Martin; ordered to be arrested for non-attendance at the Council 1348 ; exempted for life from attending Parliament 1353

 

Nicholas [de Audley], 3rd Baron Audley of Heleigh

born

c 1328

mar.

c. 1330 Lady Elizabeth Beaumont (dsp. 27 Oct 1400; bur. in Hulton Abbey), 1st dau. of Henry [Beaumont], 1st Baron Beaumont sometime 1st Earl of Buchan, by his wife Alice Comyn, 1st dau. and cohrss. of Alexander Comyn, Sheriff of Aberdeen (by his wife Joan le Latimer, dau. of William le Latimer), brother of John [Comyn], 7th Earl of Buchan

died

s.p. 22 Jul 1351 (bur. in Hulton Abbey)

note

knighted bef. 1352; in arms with his brother Roger against their father 1352; in the ears with France 1359 and 1373; Chief Justice of South Wales 1381/2

 

On his death the Barony of Audley of Heleigh (and also probably the Barony of Martin) fell (in accordance with modern doctrine) into abeyance between his sisters or their descendants. Over 50 years later his great-nephew was summoned to Parliament in 1408, whereby the abeyance of the Barony of Audley of Heleigh was probably terminated in his favour.

 

John [Touchet], 4th Baron Audley of Heleigh

born

23 Apr 1371

mar.

Isabel (d. after Jun 1405)

children

1. James Touchet, later 5th Baron Audley of Heleigh

1. Margaret Touchet (b. c. 1399; d. 1 Jun 1438), mar. (1) Sir John Mainwaring, and (2) Sir John Luttrell, of Dunster, co. Somerset, and had issue by both husbands

2. Elizabeth Touchet (b. c. 1401 ; d. 14...), mar. John Baskerville, and had issue

died

19 Dec 1408

suc. by

son

note

took part in the Welsh wars against Owen Glendower

 

John [Touchet], 5th Baron Audley of Heleigh

born

c. 1398

mar. (1)

24 Feb 1414/5 Margaret de Ros (d. aft. Sep 1423), 3rd dau. of William [de Ros], 6th Baron Ros, by his wife Margaret Fitzalan, only dau. of John [Fitzalan or Arundel], 2nd Baron Arundel, by his wife Elizabeth le Despencer, 2nd dau. of Edward [le Despencer], 2nd and de jure 3rd and 4th Baron le Despencer

children by first wife

1. John Touchet, later 6th Baron Audley of Heleigh

1. Anne Touchet (b. 1422; d. 1503), mar. (1) Sir Thomas Dutton (d. 23 Sep 1459 at the Battle of Blore Heath along with his father-in-law), and (2) Hugh Done, of Olton. and had issue by both husbands

mar. (2)

aft. Mar 1429/30 Eleanor, illegitimate dau. of Edmund [de Holand], 4th or 7th Earl of Kent, by his mistress Lady Constance Plantagenet, only dau. by his first wife of Edmund "of Langley", 1st Duke of York

children by second wife

2. Sir Humphrey Touchet, a supporter of the House of Lancaster (b. c. 1435; taken prisoner at the Battle of Tewkesbury and executed 6 May 1471), mar. Elizabeth Luttrell (widow of his cousin Sir James Luttrell, of Dunster, co. Somerset (b. c. 1426; beh. after the Battle of St Albans Feb 1460/1); mar. (3) aft. 1472 Thomas Mallet, and (4) aft. 1474 Robert Carey), dau. of Sir Philip Courtenay, of Powderham, co. Devon, by his wife Elizabeth Hungerford, dau. by his first wife of Walter [Hungerford], 1st Baron Hungerford, and had issue

3. Edmund Touchet, Bishop of Rochester 1480-93, of Hereford 1493-1502, and of Salisbury 1502-24 (b. c. 1437; d. 23 Aug 1524)

4. Thomas Touchet (b. c. 1439; d. Jun 1507), mar. Catherine ....., and had issue

2. Elizabeth Touchet (b. c. 1433; d. 14...), mar. (1) Edward [Brooke], 6th Baron Cobham (of Kent), and (2) shortly bef. 8 Nov 1464 Christopher Worsley, "the King's servant", and had issue by her first husband

3. Margaret Touchet (b. c. 1422; d. bef. 2 Feb 1480/1), mar. (1) Sir Roger Vaughan, and (2) bef. 12 Jan 1458/9 Richard [Grey], 1st Baron Grey of Powis and de jure 3rd Count of Tancarville, and had issue by her second husband

4. Eleanor Touchet (b. c. 1438; d. 14...), mar. her second cousin once removed Humphrey Grey, 2nd son of Henry Grey, 2nd Count of Tancarville, by his wife Antigone Plantagent, legitimised only dau. of Humphrey, 1st Duke of Gloucester, by his mistress and later second wife Alianore de Cobham, 3rd dau. of Sir Reynold de Cobham, de jure 3rd Baron Cobham of Sterborough (by his wife Eleanor Colepeper, dau. of Sir Thomas Colepeper, of Rayal, co. Kent), 2nd but 1st surv. son and heir by his second wife of Reynold [de Cobham], 2nd Baron Cobham of Sterborough, and had issue

5. Constance Touchet (b. c. 1443; d. aft. 1467), mar. 1464 Sir Robert Whitney (b. 1436; d. aft. 1467), son of Sir Eustace Whitney by his wife Jennet Trussell, and had issue

6. Anne Touchet (b. c. 1446; d. 14...), mar. (1) Edward Cobham, and (2) Richard de la Bere, and had issue by her second husband

died

killed 23 Sep 1459 at the Battle of Blore Heath and afterwards beheaded (bur. in Darley Abbey, co. Derby)

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Chief Justice of South Wales 1423; Chamberlain of South Wales 1438/9 and 1441; distinguished himself in the wars with France; exempted for life from attendance in Parliament 1447; he raised 10,000 men on behalf of King Henry VI but was defeated and killed at the Battle of Blore Heath 1459

 

John [Touchet], 6th Baron Audley of Heleigh

born

mar.

bef. 1456 Anne Rogers (widow of John Rogers, of Bryanston, co. Dorset; d. 7 May 1498; bur. in Bermondsey Monastery), dau. and cohrss. of Sir Thomas Echingham by his second wife Margaret Knyvett, dau. of John Knyvett senior

children

1. James Touchet, later 7th Baron Audley of Heleigh

1. Anne Touchet, mar. Sir John Wingfield, of Letheringham, co. Suffolk, Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk (d. 1509), 1st son and heir of Sir John Wingfield, of Letheringham, co. Suffolk, Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, by his wife Elizabeth FitzLewis, only child by his first wife of Sir John FitzLewis, of Horndaon, co. Essex, and had issue

died

26 Sep 1490

suc. by

son

note

taken prisoner at Calais 1461, where he joined the party of King Edward IV; Master of the King's Dogs 1471; Privy Councillor 1471; fought in Brittany 1475 as joint Commander of the Army; Lord Treasurer of England 1484-90

 

James [Touchet], 7th Baron Audley of Heleigh

born

c. 1463

mar. (1)

in or bef. 1483 Margaret Dayrell, dau. of Sir Richard Dayrell, of Lillingstone Dayrell, co. Buckingham, by his wife Lady Margaret Stafford, widow of Lord Humphrey Stafford, styled Earl of Stafford, 1st son and heir ap. of Humphrey [Stafford], 1st Duke of Buckingham, and 1st dau. of Edmund [Beaufort], 1st Duke of Somerset, by his wife Lady Eleanor de Ros; widow of Thomas [de Ros], 8th Baron Ros, and 2nd dau. by his first wife of Richard [de Beauchamp], 13th Earl of Warwick

children by first wife

1. John Touchet, later 8th Baron Audley of Heleigh

mar. (2)

1488 Joan Bourchier (d. 3 May 1532), dau. of Fulk [Bourchier], 10th Baron FitzWarin, by his wife Elizabeth Dinham, sister and cohrss. of John [Dinham], 1st and 7th Baron Dinham, and 2nd dau. of Sir John Dinham, of Hartland, co. Devon, Buckland Denham, co. Somerset, Cardinham, co. Cornwall, etc.

died

28 Jun 1497 (bur. in Blackfriars Church, London)

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Knight of the Bath at the creation of the Prince of Wales 1475; joined the Cornish insurrection, taken prisoner and beheaded on Tower Hill, whereupon his peerage and estates became forfeited

 

John [Touchet], 8th Baron Audley of Heleigh

born

c. 1483

mar.

Mary Griffin, dau. of John Griffin, of Braybroke, co. Northampton, de jure 9th Baron Latimer, by his Emmote Wheathill, dau. of Richard Wheathill, of Calais

children

1. Hon George Touchet, later 9th Baron Audley of Heleigh

died

bef. 20 Jan 1557/8

suc. by

son

note

restored in blood and honours 1513 and attended King Henry VIII the next year in the French war

 

George [Touchet], 9th Baron Audley of Heleigh

born

mar. (1)

Elizabeth Tuke, dau. of Sir Brian Tuke, Treasurer of the Chamber to King Henry VIII, by his wife Grizel Boughton, dau. of Nicholas Boughton, of Woolwich, co. Surrey

children by first wife

1. Hon Henry Touchet, later 10th Baron Audley of Heleigh

mar. (2)

23 Jan 1559/60 Joan Platt, widow, of St Andrew's, Eastcheap, London

bur.

3 Jul 1560 in St Margaret's, Westminster

suc. by

son by first wife

note

 

Henry [Touchet], 10th Baron Audley of Heleigh

born

mar.

Elizabeth Sneyd (d. Dec 1609; bur. at Grappenhall, co. Chester), dau. of Sir William Sneyd, of Bradwell, co. Stafford, by his first wife Anne Barrows, dau. and hrss. of Thomas Barrows, of Flookersbrooke, co. Chester

children

1. Hon George Touchet, later 11th Baron Audley of Heleigh later 1st Earl of Castlehaven

1. Hon Anne Touchet, mar. as his first wife Thomas Brooke, of Norton Priory, co. Chester, Sheriff of Cheshire 1578 and 1592 (d. 1622), 1st son and heir of Richard Brooke, of Norton Priory, co, Chester, Sheriff of Cheshire 1563, and had issue

died

30 Dec 1563 (bur. at Betley)

suc. by

son

note

 

George [Touchet], 11th Baron Audley of Heleigh later 1st Earl of Castlehaven

created

6 Sep 1616 Baron Audley, of Orier in the County of Armagh, and Earl of Castlehaven

 

The Barony of Audley of Heleigh was held by the Earls of Castlemaine from 6 Sep 1616 until 22 Apr 1777, when on the death without issue of John Talbot [Touchet], 8th Earl of Castlehaven, 18th Baron Audley of Heleigh, etc., the Earldom of Castlehaven became extinct and the Barony of Audley of Heleigh passed to his nephew and heir,

 

George [Thicknesse later Thicknesse-Touchet], 19th Baron Audley of Heleigh

born

4 Feb 1758

mar. (1)

21 May 1781 Hon Elizabeth Delaval (d. 11 Jul 1785; bur. at Melksham), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of John Hussey [Delaval], 1st Baron Delaval, by his first wife and cousin Susannah Potter, widow of John Potter, Under Secretary of State, and dau. of R Robinson by his wife Margaret Delaval, dau. of Edmund Delaval

children by first wife

1. Hon George John Thicknesse-Touchet, later 20th Baron Audley of Heleigh

1. Hon Elizabeth Susannah Thicknesse-Touchet (b. 1792; d. 18...), mar. Nov 1805 John Cossins, of Weymouth, co. Dorset, and had issue

mar. (2)

2 May 1792 Augusta Henrietta Catherina Moorhouse (b. c. 1762; widow of Col Moorhouse; d. Apr 1844), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Rev André Boisdaune, by his wife Elizabeth Strode, 2nd dau. of Edward Strode, of Southill, co. Somerset

died

24 Aug 1818 (bur. at Melksham)

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Ensign, 2nd Regiment of Foot; took the name of Touchet after that of Thicknesse by Royal Licence 1784

 

George John [Thicknesse-Touchet], 20th Baron Audley of Heleigh

born

23 Jan 1783

mar.

18 Apr 1816 Anne Jane Donelly (d. 18 Aug 1855), 1st dau. of Vice Admiral Sir Ross Donelly KCB

children

1. Hon George Edward Thicknesse-Touchet, later 21st Baron Audley of Heleigh

2. Hon John Nicholas Thicknesse-Touchet (b. 8 Nov 1819; d. 21 Jul 1861), mar. Elizabeth Montgomery Blennerhasset (b. c. 1822; d. 15 Feb 1915), dau. of John Henry Blennerhasset, of Tralee, co. Kerry, and had issue:

1a. George John Thicknesse-Touchet (b. 27 Apr 1847; d. 11 Nov 1866)

1a. Elizabeth Blennerhasset Thicknesse-Touchet (d. 21 Feb 1926)

2a. Maria Jane Thicknesse-Touchet (d. 15 Feb 1867)

3a. Charlotte Anne Thicknesse-Touchet (d. 1 Mar 1912), mar. 16 Jun 1875 Thomas Jesson, 1st son of Thomas Jesson, of Clarendon Terrace, Brighton, co. Sussex, and had issue:

1b. Thomas Touchet Jesson later Tuchet-Jesson, of Smithfield House, Forthampton, co. Gloucester (b. 17 Jul 1879; d. 19...), mar. (1) 25 Aug 1910 Annie Rosina Hammacott Osler (d. 23 Apr 1922), 2nd dau. of Henry Follet Osler, of Burcot Grange, Bromsgrove, co. Worcester, and (2) Lillie Kathleen Ross (mar. (2) 1941 George Wynter Gray), 1st dau. of George Ross, of co. Monaghan, and had issue by his first wife:

1c. Thomas Percy Henry Touchet Tuchet-Jesson, later 23rd Baron Audley of Heleigh

1c. Rosina Lois Veronica Tuchet-Jesson, later suo jure Baroness Audley of Heleigh

2b. George Arthur Touchet Jesson MBE, of Endsley, Swinton, co. Lancaster (b. 31 May 1885; d. 19...), mar. 1 Aug 1907 Gwladys Bronwyn Violet Hunter (d. 19...), dau. of Alexander John Hunter, of Swinton, co. Lancaster, and had issue:

1c. Alick George Touchet Jesson (b. 25 Sep 1908; d. 19...)

2c. John Guy Touchet Jesson (b. 1913; d. 19...)

1b. Gertrude Anne Jesson (b. 15 Aug 1876; d. 19...)

2b. Charlotte Dorothy Jesson (b. 22 Mar 1878; d. 19...), mar. 1910 Sir Charles Alexander Souter KCIE CSI (d. 9 Jan 1958), and had issue:

1c. John Alexander Ffyfe Souter (b. 1911; d. 19...)

2c. Richard Michael Thomas Souter, later 25th Baron Audley of Heleigh

1c. Charlotte Pamela Souter (b. 1916; d. 1990), mar. 1954 William Francis Harvey, and had issue

4a. Dorothea Susan Thicknesse-Touchet (dsp. 21 Nov 1933), mar. 24 Jan 1878 as his second wife Rev Hon Charles Samuel Twisleton, Rector of Ashow, co. Warwick (b. 4 Jul 1806; dsp. 13 Sep 1890), brother of Frederick Benjamin [Twisleton later Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes], 10th Baron Saye and Sele, and 2nd son of Ven Hon Thomas James Twisleton DD, Vicar of Blakesley, co. Northampton, Archdeacon of Colombo, Ceylon (by his second wife Anne Ashe, dau. and cohrss. of Benjamin Ashe, of Bath, co. Somerset), 2nd son of Thomas [Twisleton], 7th Baron Saye and Sele

3. Hon William Ross Thicknesse-Touchet (b. 23 Nov 1821; d. unm.)

4. Hon James Thicknesse-Touchet (b. 1825; dvp. an infant)

1. Hon Jane Elizabeth Thicknesse-Touchet (b. c. 1818; d. 20 Aug 1888)

2. Hon Susan Thicknesse-Touchet (d. 14 Jul 1873)

died

14 Jan 1837 (bur. at Melksham)

suc. by

son

note

 

George Edward [Thicknesse-Touchet], 21st Baron Audley of Heleigh

born

26 Jan 1817

mar. (1)

16 Apr 1857 Emily Mitchell (b. c. 1829; d. 1 Apr 1860), 1st dau. of Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell, the eminent geographer, by his wife ..... Blunt, dau. of General Richard Blunt

children

1. Hon Mary Thicknesse-Touchet, later suo jure Baroness Audley of Heleigh

2. Hon Emily Thicknesse-Touchet (b. 29 Nov 1859; d. 17 May 1937)

mar. (2)

15 Feb 1868 Margaret Anne Smith (widow of James Willing Smith, of Gloucester Square, Paddington, co. Middlesex; d. 22 Aug 1888), sister of Rev Thomas Dawson Hudson, of Frogmore Hall, co. Hertford

died

s.p.m. 18 Apr 1872 (bur. at Frankfort-on-the-Maine, Germany)

note

 

On the death of the 2st Baron Audley of Heleigh the Barony of Audley of Heleigh fell into abeyance between his two daughters. On the death of Hon Emily Thicknesse-Touchet on 17 May 1937 the Barony of Audley of Heleigh, was called out of abeyance in favour of her elder sister:

 

Hon Mary Thicknesse-Touchet, suo jure Baroness Audley of Heleigh

born

13 Aug 1858

died

27 May 1942

suc. by

1st cousin twice removed

 

Thomas Percy Henry [Tuchet-Jesson], 23rd Baron Audley of Heleigh

born

15 Sep 1913

mar. (1)

15 Nov 1952 (div. 1957) June Isabel de Trafford MBE (former wife of Rudolph Edgar Francis de Trafford OBE later Sir Rudolph de Trafford, 5th Bt.; d. 1977), only dau. of Lt Col Reginald Chaplin

mar. (2)

26 Apr 1962 Hon Sarah Millicent Hermione Beauchamp (former wife of (1) Vic Oliver, of Vienna, Austria, actor (formerly Victor von Samek), and (2) Anthony Beauchamp, photographer; d. 1982), 2nd dau. Rt Hon Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill KG OM CH, by his wife Clementine Ogilvy Hozier GBE CStJ, suo jure Baroness Spencer-Churchill

died

s.p. 3 Jul 1963

suc. by

sister

note

 

Hon Rosina Lois Veronica Tuchet-Jesson later Macnamee, suo jure Baroness Audley of Heleigh

born

10 Jul 1911

mar.

24 Apr 1943 John Archibald Joseph Macnamee (d. 1969), 2nd son of Bernard Macnamee, of Glasgow

died

s.p. 24 Oct 1973

suc. by

cousin

note

 

Richard Michael Thomas [Souter], 25th Baron Audley of Heleigh

born

31 May 1914

mar.

18 Oct 1941 Lily Pauline Eskell, dau. of Dallas Louis Eskell, of Exmouth, co. Devon

children

1. Hon Patricia Ann Souter (b. 10 Aug 1946), mar. 1969 Carey Leigh Mackinnon, of Tunbridge Wells, co. Kent, and has issue

2. Hon Jennifer Michelle Souter (b. 23 May 1948), mar. 1978 Michael William Carrington, and has issue

3. Hon Amanda Elizabeth Souter (b. 5 May 1958)

died

1997

 

On the death of the 25th Baron Audley of Heleigh the Barony of Audley of Heleigh fell into abeyance between his three daughters.

 

 First written 27 Aug 2011

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