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{Z49} Bishop Edmund Audley

Whilst no image of Bishop Edmund Audley (c1439 - 1524) appears to exist his legacy can be seen from the following photographs

     Hereford Cathedral
         

 The list of Bishops Edmund Audley 1492

   The Audley Chapel    The Edmund Audley Monogram on chapel door
The 3 images above have been published with the kind permission of the Dean & Chapter of Hereford Cathedral who retain copyright and ownership

 

   Salisbury Cathedral
 Salisbury1    
 The Audley Chapel    Ceiling Boss showing Audley Coat of Arms
   The above photographs of Salisbury Cathedral are published by permission of Julie Wilson

 

Edmund Audley (c1439 - 1524) was the second son of James Tuchet, fifth Baron Audley and his second wife Eleanor Holland. He took the surname Audley. The key points in his life are summarised below:

   1463  

Probably resident at Lincoln College Oxford

   1467  

Graduated Bachelor of Arts (BA)

   1471  

Awarded Master of Arts (MA)

   1480  

Became Bishop of Rochester

  1482/3  

Awarded Doctorate of Theology (DTh)

  1464  

Admitted to prebend of Colwall in Hereford Cathedral

  1475  

Became archdeacon of the East Riding of Yorkshire

  1474  

Admitted canon and prebendary of St George's Chapel Windsor

  1479  

Also became archdeacon of Essex

  1492  

Transferred to become Bishop of Hereford

  1502  

Transferred to become Bishop of Salisbury

  1502  

Also appointed as chancellor of the Order of the Garter

  1524  

Died at Ramsbury and buried in the Audley Chapel Salisbury Cathedral

The above information summarised from the 'Oxford Dictionary of National Biography'

More information about Bishop Edmund Audley can be found in the following documents on this website

pdfAudley Pedigrees Chapter 9 titled Audley of Wiltshire, and of Swaffham, Co. Norfolk· Audley

pdfFamily Z - The Barons Audley file based on 'Baronagium Geanologicum'

 

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