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 The Baron Audley Families ZA; ZC; ZT & ZW

  The Z series of Audley Family Trees contains the details of the various branched of the Audley Family with individuals who have the title of ‘Baron Audley’ or ‘Lord Audley

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Audley Family ZA

The Audley Family ZA family tree contains the Family History of those individuals with the Audley surname, including many variant spellings, that became Barons, Lords, Audley of Heleigh in County Staffordshire. Other members of this family became Barons of Stratton Audley; and Earl of Gloucester. One member of this family Sir James Audley was the hero of the Battle of Poitiers, France (on the 19th September 1356) and was a founder member of the Order of the Garter. The line of Audleys holding the title of Baron Audley of Heleigh ceased on 23rd July 1391 with the Death of {ZA16} Nicholas de Aldithley. His Sister {ZA14} Joan de Aldithley had married {ZT18} Sir John Touchet and their Grandson {ZC2} Sir John Touchet became Baron Audley of Heleigh on 21st December 1404. The line of the Barons Audley of Stratton - Audley only survived for a single generation from 1321 to 1326. Similarly the line of an Audley being Earl of Gloucestershire only survived for a single generation from 1337 to 1347. This document contains the details of approcximately 61 individuals

      The History of Audley Family ZA

File last updated 29th October 2019

 SealofSirJamesAudley2  There  have been several documents published that contain family trees of the early Barons Audley,  i.e prior to 1391, When one reads these document there are significant differences between them. The file below compares the information in these various publications, to highlight the variations.

       The Early Barons Audley
          last updated 30th October 2019

 The seal of Sir James Audley who fought at the battle of Poitiers linkto published information about the Barons Audley
 Audley Family ZC
The Audley Family ZC  family tree contains the family tree of those people holding the title Baron Lord Audley  from 1405 to 1997, when the 25th Lord Audley of Heleigh died and the title went into ‘Abeyance’ Within this Family Tree the surname of the person holding the title changes from Touchet to Thickness, to Jesson and finally Souter. The file commences with the marriage of {ZT18} Sir John Touchet to {ZA14} Joan de Aldithley. and terminated with the Death of {ZC97} Richard Michael Thomas Souter in 1997.  During the period 1616 to 1777 the Lord Audley also held the titles of Earl of Castlehaven and Baron Orier. This document contains the details of approximately 120 individuals.

       The History of Audley Family ZC

               last updated 31st October 2019

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Audley Family ZT
The Audley Family ZT family tree contains the Family Tree of those people with the Touchet surname, including many variant spellings, prior to the Touchet family becoming Baron Lord Audley of Heleigh in 1405. The file stops with the marriage of {ZT18} Sir John Touchet to {ZA14} Joan de Aldithley. The combined Touchet/ Audley family Tree is continued in Audley Family ZC. This document contains the details of approximately 43 individuals.

        The History of Audley Family ZT

                last updated 10th November 2019

There have been several documents published that contain family trees of the early Touchets, prior to 1391. When one reads these documents there are significant differences between them. The file right compares the information in these  various publications, to highlight the variations

     The Early Touchets
      last updated 31st October 2019

linkto published information about the Barons Audley

 Audley Family ZW

The Audley Family ZW  family tree contains the family to the Baron Audley of County Essex, England. This Barony was only in existence for one generation and limited to the period 1538 to 1544. Whilst the title was held by one person he was Lord Chancellor of England for the 11 years prior to his death and was elected a member of the Knights of the Garter. Despite only one person holding the title the Audley ZW document contains details of 49 individuals

        The History of Audley Family ZW

               last updated 31st  October 2019

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