John Tuchet, 6th Baron Audley
John Tuchet, 6th Baron Audley, 3rd Baron Tuchet (1423 – 26 September 1490) was an English politician.
The Lord Audley
Arms of Tuchet: Ermine, a chevron gules
|Lord High Treasurer|
|Preceded by||Sir John Wood|
|Succeeded by||The Baron Dynham|
|Died||26 September 1490(aged 66–67)|
|Resting place||Shere, Surrey, England|
|Children||7, including James|
John Tuchet was the son of James Tuchet, 5th Baron Audley (c. 1398 - 1459). He married Ann Echingham, daughter of Sir Thomas Echingham with whom he had seven children. He acquired his title by writ in 1459 on the death of his father.
In 1460 at Calais, then belonging to the English crown, he was taken prisoner by the Earl of Warwick whilst on a military expedition during the Wars of the Roses. He there met the future Edward IV and was persuaded to defect to the Yorkist cause and fought for Edward at the Battles of Mortimer's Cross (1461), Barnet (1471) and Tewkesbury (1471). He was subsequently invested by Edward in 1471 as a Privy Counsellor (PC) and later (1484) served as Lord High Treasurer and Commissioner of Array. He was joint commander of the Army and held the office of Master of the King's Dogs in 1471.
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|Peerage of England|
| Baron Tuchet
| Baron Audley|
Sir John Wood
| Lord High Treasurer
The Baron Dynham
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