Ela de Longespée

Brief Life History of Ela

Biography Ela Longespee was born about 1222 at Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. She was the daughter of William Lungespei. Ella was married to James de Aldithele or Audithele James de Audley, Knt, was of Heleigh in Audley, Staffordshire, England. On 16 July, 56 Henry III [1272], a writ of certiorari was issued on the complaint of Ella, late the wife of James de Aldithele alias de Audithele, that the escheator had taken into the king's hand the manors of Stratton and Wechewik, which were of her free marriage of the gift of her father William Lungespei. The resultant inquisition into James' estate found his son, James, aged 22 and more, was his heir, and the manors of Stretton and Wrechewic, Oxfordshire, were held of the fee of Henry de Laci, and were given in free marriage with the said Ella to the said James.

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Family Time Line

James De Audley Justiciar of Ireland
Ela de Longespée
Marriage: 12 June 1244
Elizabeth Audley
Joan Audley
James de Audley
Alice de Audley
Henry de Audley
Sir William Of Audley
Joan Audley
Agnes de Audley
Nicholas d'Audley
Joan De Aldithley Audley
Hugh de Audley - First Baron Audley of Stratton Audley
Hugh I d'Audley, First Baron Audley of Stratton

Sources (5)

  • Ela Longspee Audley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • parents and spouse
  • Salisbury Ballard "Historical Account of Earls of Salisbury"

World Events (3)

1224 · France Declares War on England

France declared war on England as Louis VIII of France attacked Poitou and northern Gascony.

1259 · 100 Years of Conflict Between England and France Ends

Treaty of Paris was signed on December 4, 1259, which ended 100 years of conflict between England and France.

1290 · Jews Expelled From England

After years of anti-Semitic behavior, King Edward I expelled Jews from England in 1290.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Indian Dilip, Anirban, Gopal, Alok, Anindya, Arunava, Asit, Asok, Dibyendu, Goutam, Indra, Indranil.

Indian: variant of Dey .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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BIO: from http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ENGLISH%20NOBILITY%20MEDIEVAL1.htm#ElaLongespeediedbefore22Nov1299 as of 7/13/2016 ELA Longespee (-shortly before 22 Nov 1299). The Book of Lacock names “G …

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