Henry de Audley
- Born: Abt 1175, Audley, Staffordshire, England 721
- Marriage: Bertred de Mainwaring in 1217 in Edgmond, Shropshire, England 141,721
- Died: Bef 19 Nov 1246, Castle Heleigh, Audley, Staffordshire, England 141
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• Background Information. 141
Henry of Aldithley, 2nd son of Adam of Aldithley, (who died between 1203 and 1211) by Emma, daughter of Ralf fitz Orm, of Darlaston, Staffs; was born about 1175. With his father, he was witness to a charter of Harvey Bagot in 1194. He bought large estates from Eleanor Malbank in 1214, and in 1227, he acquired the manors of Edgmund and Newport, in 1230, he acquired the manor of Ford, all in Shropshire, and all held by him direct from the Crown, though not by military or knight service. He was Under Sheriff of Salop and Stafford 1217-1220, and Sheriff 1227-1232. He was in command of the Welsh Marches 1223-1246. He built the castle of Heligh, Staffordshire and Red Castle in Shropshire. In 1223, he founded Hulton Abbey. He was appointed Custodian of Chester and Beeston Castle, 22 Jun 1237, on the extinction of the the earldom of Chester.
Henry married, 1217, Bertred, daughter of Ralf Mainwaring, Seneschal of Chester. He died in 1246, shortly before Nov. His widow was living in 1249. Bertred was buried in Hulton Abbey.
~ Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, (Audley), p. 337
• Background Information. 721
Hendy de Audithley was born about 1175. He married first, Petronella, daughter of Aline, who was sister of Ralph de Derleston. He married second, in 1217, Bertred Mainwaring, daughter of Sir Ralph le Mesnilwarin, Seneschal of Chester; she was living in 1249.
~Medieval Ancestors of Robert Abell, p. 8
Henry married Bertred de Mainwaring, daughter of Ralph de Mainwaring Seneschal of Chester and Amicia of Kevelioc, in 1217 in Edgmond, Shropshire, England 141.,721 (Bertred de Mainwaring was born about 1196 in Mainwaring, Bersted, Sussex, England and died after 1249 in Abbey Hulton, Staffordshire, England.)