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Hugh de Audley and Isolde de Mortimer

Hugh de AUDLEY. [CHART A1].
Born (about 1250-S1)(about 1267-S3,S4,S18), of Audley, Staffordshire, England; son of James de AUDLEY (Audithley) and Ela LONGESPEE
He married Isolde de MORTIMER (about 1288)(about 1295) at Wigmore, Herefordshire, England. (S20).
NOTE: S19 says he married Isolde le Rous, the daughter of Sir Roger le Rous and Eleanor de Avenbury; and that she was the widow of Sir Wlater de Balun. (S19).

He was summoned to parliament as "Hugh de Audley, Seniori," on May 15, 1321, in the 14th year of King Edward II. He had been engaged during the reign of King Edward I. in the king's service, and was called "Senior," to distinguish him from his son. Being concerned in the insurrection of Thomas, Earl of Lancaster, in the 15th year of Edward II., the baron was committed a close prisoner to Wallingford Castle, but making his peace with the king he obtained his release, and suffered nothing further. He sat in the parliament of the 11th and 14th years of King Edward II.

He was a Justicar of Wales.

He died about November 1325 at Wallingford Castle, Berkshire, England.

Isolde (Isuede, Iswolde) de MORTIMER.
Born (before 1266-S1)(about 1270-S4,S16) at Wigmore, Herefordshire, England; daughter of Edmund de MORTIMER and an unknown wife. (S3,S18). She is also said to be the daughter of Hugh de Mortimer and Agatha de Fererrs (S2), but this seems to be in error.

She married (1) Sir Walter De Balun, of Wigmore, Herefordshire, England. They lived in Much Marcle, Herefordshire, England

Edmund de Mortimer of Wigmore, by charter, undated, gave to her and Walter de Balun, her husband, the manor of Arley, co. Stafford, for life. (Addit. MSS., no. 5485, f. 160). (S18).

Her husband Walter was living in 1286-1287. He died probably between 1287 and 1288.

She married (2) Hugh de AUDLEY probably in 1288.

Douglas Richardson, in January 2002, commented on the statement that Isolt brought Eastington in Gloucestershire and Thornbury in Herefordshire to the Audleys. Concerning Thornbury, this seems to be an error, as the Audleys held Thornbury in Gloucestershire, whereas the Mortimers held Thornbury in Herefordshire. The account does not specify in what fashion Isolt brought Eastington, but it had previously been held by the Baluns, so she brought it as dower from her first marriage, not as a marriage-portion from her own family. (S18).

On 12 Apr. 1326, she again had livery of the manor of Arley, Staffordshire, England. (Close Roll, 19 Edw. II, m. 8). (ex inform. G.W. Watson). V.G. (S18).

She died (in 1328-S5)(after 1336) at Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England.

NOTE (S18):
Isolde was heiress of the Manors of Eastington, Gloucestershire, and Thornbury, Herefordshire.
She is apparently NOT the daughter of Margaret de Fienes - see "Ancestral Roots..." (1992), 207-31. Also consider the information on the Web at http://www.medievalgenealogy.org.uk/cp/p_audleyofstratton.shtml: Some corrections and additions to the Complete Peerage: Volume 1: - AUDLEY (of Stratton Audley) - Volume 1, pages 347, 348 (as modified by volume 14): He [Hugh Audley (d. 1325 or 1325/6)] m., before 7 Jan. 1293, and probably in 1288, Isolt, widow of Sir Walter DE BALUN, of Much Marcle, co. Hereford (who was living and m. to her in 1286/7), da. of Sir Edmund DE MORTIMER, 1st LORD MORTIMER,(e) of Wigmore, co. Hereford, by (----). She brought him the manors of Eastington, co. Gloucester, and of Thornbury, co. Hereford. The mother of Isolt must be an earlier wife of Edmund Mortimer than Margaret de Fiennes, since Isolt married Hugh, Lord Audley circa 1288 and Margaret married Edmund in 1285 (see post, vol. ix, p. 283, note (m)). [Ex inform. Lindsay L. Brook.] Unfortunately the reference apparently given as the authority for Isolt's parentage (Addit. MS. 5485, f. 160), is incorrect, so it is not possible to check whether it provides explicit evidence that Isolt was Edmund's daughter.

CHILDREN Hugh de Audley and Isolde de Mortimer:


Hugh de Audley md  Isolde de Mortimer.            
Hugh de Audley md  Margaret de Clare.           
Margaret de Audley.   md Ralph de Stafford.      
Hugh Stafford.  md Philippa de Beauchamp.         
Edmund Stafford.  md Anne of Gloucester.        
Humphrey Stafford.  md Anne Neville.            
Margaret Stafford md Robert Dunham.             
John Dunham md Elizabeth Bowett.                
John Dunham II md Jean Thorland.                 
John Dunham III md Benedict Folgamsee.           
Ralph Dunham.  He married Elizabeth Wentworth.    
Thomas Dunham. He married Jane Bromley.          
John Dunham Sr.. He married Susanna Kenney/Keno.  
John Dunham Jr..  He married Mary.                
Mary Dunham. She married  James Hamblin.          
Elkenah Hamblin.  He married Abigail Hamblin.     
Sylvanus Hamblin.  He married Dorcas Fish.        
Barnabus Hamblin.  He married Mary Bassett.      
Isaiah Hamblin.  He married Daphne Haynes.       
Jacob Vernon Hamblin md Sarah Priscilla Leavitt. 
Ella Ann Hamblin md Warren Moroni Tenney.         
Clive Vernon Tenney md Minnie Williams
Mildred Ella Tenney = Glenn Russell Handy
Deborah Lee Handy and Rodney Allen Morris