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Sir Anthony Aucher
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Birth: 1500, England
Death: Jan. 9, 1558
Calais
Departement du Pas-de-Calais
Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

Knight of Bishopsbourne and Otterden, Kent. Marshall of Calais, Governor of Guisnes, Master of the Jewel House of the Tower of London.

Son of James Aucher and Alice Hall, grandson of John Aucher and Margaret Church, and Thomas Hill.

Husband of Affra Cornwallis, daughter of William Cornwallis and Elizabeth Stanford. They were the parents of four sons and one daughter.

Anthony served as one of the agents of King Henry VIII in the Dissolution of the Monasteries, and as a military commander at the siege of Calais, where he was wounded and died of those wounds two days after the surrender of that city. Administration of his estate was granted to his son Edward. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Aucher (____ - 1509)
 
 Spouse:
  Affra Cornwallis Aucher*
 
 Children:
  Anthony Aucher (____ - 1614)*
  Edward Aucher (1539 - 1568)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Sr. Anthony Aucher, Knt. / Mareschall of Callice; Governr. / of Guisnes Master of the / Jewel House in the times of / Henry the eight, Edward the / sixt & Queen Mary. Slayn / at the loss of Callice 1558. / Affra Cornwallis his Wife.
 
Burial:
St Mary Churchyard
Bishopsbourne
City of Canterbury
Kent, England
Plot: south chapel; memorial on east wall, burial in vault beneath
 
Maintained by: Todd Whitesides
Originally Created by: Sheilia W.
Record added: Mar 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67036533
Sir Anthony Aucher
Added by: Sheilia W.
 
Sir Anthony Aucher
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Added by: Sheilia W.
 
 
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- SilWil
 Added: Mar. 10, 2015
Grandfather (15) Rest in Peace.
- Melodie
 Added: Jun. 3, 2014
For my 14th great grandfather
- Lynda
 Added: Jan. 6, 2014
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