BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS AUDLEY 1ST BARON AUDLEY WALDON 1488-1544

EVENTS

Around 1488 Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 was born to Geoffrey Audley 1450-1504 (38) at Earls Colne, Essex

Around 1504 Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (16) educated at Magdalene College aka Buckingham, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Around 1508 Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (20) educated at Middle Temple, Temple, City of London

On 20 May 1532 Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (44) was knighted

On 26 Jan 1533 Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (45) was appointed as Lord Keeper of the Great Seal

On 26 Jan 1533 Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (45) was appointed as Lord Chamberlain

In 1535 Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (47) presided over the Trial and Execution of Bishop Fisher and Thomas More

In 1536 the North rose against religious policies of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (44) . Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (48) condemned the traitors. John Neville 3rd Baron Latimer Snape 1493-1543 (42) was implicated. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (63) , Henry Howard 1516-1547 (20) and Edmund Knyvet 1508-1551 (28) undertook the suppression of the rebels.

On 02 May 1536 Anne Boleyn Queen Consort England 1501-1536 (35) was charged with treason and accused of 'despising her marriage and entertaining malice against the King, and following daily her frail and carnal lust'. Elizabeth Browne 1502-1565 (34) was the principal witness. Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (52) , Edward Clinton 1st Earl Lincoln 1512-1585 (24) , Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1515-1541 (21) , George Hastings 1st Earl Huntingdon 1487-1544 (49) , Thomas Manners 1st Earl Rutland 1492-1543 (44) , John Mordaunt 1st Baron Mordaunt 1480-1562 (56) , Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549 (38) , Henry Parker 11th Baron Marshal, 10th Baron Morley 1476-1556 (60) , Edward Stanley 3rd Earl Derby 1509-1572 (26) , Thomas Stanley 2nd Baron Monteagle 1507-1560 (28) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (65) , Thomas Wentworth 1st Baron Wentworth 1501-1551 (35) , Henry Somerset 2nd Earl Worcester 1496-1549 (40) , Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland 1478-1527, Thomas Burgh 7th Baron Cobham Sternborough, 5th Baron Strabolgi, 1st Baron Burgh 1488-1550 (48) , Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (40) , William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544 (60) , Henry Fitzalan 19th Earl Arundel 1512-1580 (24) , Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (48) , Edward Powers Lord Powers, William Sandys 1st Baron Sandys Vyne 1470-1540 (66) , Thomas Ware, Andrew Windsor 1st Baron Windsor 1467-1543 (69) and George Brooke 9th Baron Cobham 1497-1558 (39) were jurors at King's Hall, Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (63) was appointed Lord High Steward and presided. Henry Howard 1516-1547 (20) attended. Henry Pole 1st Baron Montagu 1492-1539 (44) was one of the judges. .

On 02 Jul 1536 three weddings between the Neville, and Manners and Vere families, were celebrated at one mass at Holywell, Shoreditch, Hackney, Greater London. Those present included Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (48) , Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (63) , Charles Brandon 1st Duke Suffolk 1484-1545 (52) , Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (19) , Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (40) , John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (65) and Ralph Neville 4th Earl Westmoreland 1498-1549 (38)

In Nov 1538 the Exeter Conspiracy was an attempt to overthrow Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (47) and replace him with Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 (42) . Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (50) presided. John Vere 15th Earl Oxford 1471-1540 (67) sat in judgement. Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland 1515-1541 (23) was juror.

On 29 Nov 1538 Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (50) was created 1st Baron Audley Waldon in Essex

Before 1540 Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 and Christina or Margaret Barnardiston were married

Before 1540 Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 and Elizabeth Grey were married

In 1540 Margaret Audley 1540-1564 was born to Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (52) and Elizabeth Grey

On 06 Jan 1540 Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (48) 's marriage to Anne of Cleves Queen Consort England 1515-1557 (24) was annulled. Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (52) arranged.

On 24 Apr 1540 Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (52) was appointed 304th Knight Garter: Henry VIII

On 30 Apr 1544 Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 (56) died

After 30 Apr 1544 Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544 was buried at Saffron Walden, Essex

In 1569 Unknown Attribution. Posthumous portrait of Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon 1488-1544.

ANCESTRY

Father: Geoffrey Audley 1450-1504

GrandFather: Ralph Audley 1420-1485