Edmund Audley

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Edmund Audley
Bishop of Salisbury
Church Catholic
See Diocese of Salisbury
In office 1502–1524
Predecessor Henry Deane
Successor Lawrence Campejus
Personal details
Died 23 August 1524
Previous post Bishop of Rochester
Bishop of Hereford

Edmund Audley (also Edmund Touchet or Touchett) (died 1524) was Bishop of Rochester, Bishop of Hereford and Bishop of Salisbury.

Life[edit]

Audley graduated BA in 1463 at University College, Oxford. He was appointed to the seventh stall in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle in 1474 and held this until 1480.[1]

He was collated as Archdeacon of the East Riding on 14 December 1475[2] and then as Archdeacon of Essex on 22 December 1479,[3] serving until he was nominated to become Bishop of Rochester on 7 July 1480, and consecrated on 1 October 1480.[4] He was then translated to be Bishop of Hereford on 22 June 1492.[5][6] He was then translated to become Bishop of Salisbury on 10 January 1502.[7][8][9] He died on 23 August 1524.[7]

Audley was the son of Eleanor Holand.[10] He is buried in a chapel of Salisbury Cathedral.[11]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Fasti Wyndesorienses, May 1950. S.L. Ollard. Published by the Dean and Canons of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
  2. ^ British History – Archdeacons of the East Riding, 1300–1541
  3. ^ British History – Archdeacons of Essex, 1300–1541
  4. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 268
  5. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 251
  6. ^ Concise Dictionary of National Biography, under Audley, Edmund
  7. ^ a b Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 271
  8. ^ Tudor Place: Edmund Touchet accessed on 31 August 2007
  9. ^ Bishops of Salisbury accessed on 31 August 2007
  10. ^ Touchet Family accessed on 31 August 2007
  11. ^ Britain Express: Salisbury Cathedral accessed on 31 August 2007

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
John Russell
Bishop of Rochester
1480–1492
Succeeded by
Thomas Savage
Preceded by
Thomas Mylling
Bishop of Hereford
1492–1502
Succeeded by
Adrian de Castello
Preceded by
Henry Deane
Bishop of Salisbury
1502–1524
Succeeded by
Lawrence Campejus