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James de Audley and Ela Longspee

James de AUDLEY. (ALDITHLEY, AUDITHLEY). Justicar of Cheshire. [Familytree].
Born in 1225 at Heleigh, Staffordshire, England; son of Henry de ALDITHLEY and Bertred MAINWARING

He married Ela LONGESPEE in 1244.

James de Audithley, was a great favorite of Richard, Earl of Cornwall, at whose coronation as King of Almaine (Germany) he assisted. He had livery of his lands in the 31st year of King Henry III., and was constituted in two years afterwards constable of Newcastle-under-Lyne. Being one the lords-marchers he was actively employed for some years against the Welsh, and was appointed governor of the castles of Salop and Bridgenorth, and sheriff of the counties of Salop and Stafford. He was the Justice of Chester, sealed 1259. In the 47th year of Henry III., he was made Justice of Ireland; and in the same year, upon the misunderstanding between the king and the barons, regarding the provisions of Oxford, being referred to the arbitration of monarch of France, he was one of the noblemen who undertook for the king therein. The next year we find him with Roger de Mortimer and the other barons-marchers, giving battle to Llewellyn, Prince of Wales, and afterwards joining the Earl of Gloucester at Evesham in rescuing the king, who had become captive to the Earl of Leicester at the battle of Lewes. In the 52nd year of Henry III., he performed a pilgrimage to the shrine of St. James in Galicia, in Spain, and the following year embarked in the Crusade with the king and Prince Edward.

Source 4 says he married Margaret about 1249, but all other dates do not support this.

He died about 11 June 1272 in Ireland.(in England-S5).

Ela LONGESPEE. [Familytree].
Born about 1228 in England; daughter of William de LONGSPEE and Idoine de CAMVILLE. She married James de AUDLEY in 1244. She was living in 1282, but died before 22 November 1299.

CHILDREN of James de Audley and Ela Longspee:


Ela Longspee md James de Audley
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Hugh de Audley md  Isolde de Mortimer.     Nicholas de Audley and Katherine Giffard          
Hugh de Audley md  Margaret de Clare.      Nicholas de Audley and Joan Martin      
Margaret de Audley  md Ralph de Stafford.  Alice Audley and Hugh de Meinhill    
Hugh Stafford.  md Philippa de Beauchamp.  Isabella Meinhill and Thomas Shirley        
Edmund Stafford.  md Anne of Gloucester.   Hugh Shirley and Beatrix de Braose  
Humphrey Stafford.  md Anne Neville.       Ralph Shirley and Joan Basset        
Margaret Stafford md Robert Dunham.        Beatrice Shirley and John Brome        
John Dunham md Elizabeth Bowett.           Isabell Brome and Robert John Denton             
John Dunham II md Jean Thorland.           Alice Denton and Nicholas Purefoy            
John Dunham III md Benedict Folgamsee.     Edward Purefoy and Alice Fettiplace     
Ralph Dunham.  He married Elizabeth Wentworth. Mary Purefoy and Thomas Thorne
Thomas Dunham. He married Jane Bromley.        Susanna Thorne and (Cpt) Roger Dudley      
John Dunham Sr.. He married Susanna Kenney/Keno. Thomas Dudley and Dorothy Yorke
John Dunham Jr..  He married Mary.               Samuel Dudley and Elizabeth Smith     
Mary Dunham. She married  James Hamblin.         Dorothy Dudley and Moses Leavitt        
Elkenah Hamblin.  He married Abigail Hamblin.    Joseph Leavitt and Mary Wadleigh   
Sylvanus Hamblin.  He married Dorcas Fish.       Nathaniel Leavitt and Lydia Sanborn
Barnabus Hamblin.  He married Mary Bassett.      Jeremiah Leavitt and Sarah Shannon  
Isaiah Hamblin.  He married Daphne Haynes.       Jeremiah Leavitt and Sarah Sturdevant
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