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 Sir James Touchet 5th Baron Audley

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Sir James Touchet 5th Baron Audley

Birth
Audley, Newcastle-Under-Lyme Borough, Staffordshire, England
Death 23 Sep 1459 (aged 60–61)
Blore, Staffordshire Moorlands District, Staffordshire, England
Burial Darley Abbey, Derby Unitary Authority, Derbyshire, England
Memorial ID 124433441 View Source
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James was the son of John Touchet, 4th Baron Audley and his wife Elizabeth. He was the commander of the Lancastrian forces at the Battle of Blore Heath defending the throne of King Henry VII. He was defeated by Sir Roger Kynaston of Stocks near Ellesmere and beheaded after the battle. A cross was erected on the spot where he was reported to have been killed.


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