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Michael De La Pole, 1St Earl Of Suffolk[1, 2, 3]

Male Abt 1330 - 1389  (~ 59 years)

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  • Name Michael De La Pole 
    Suffix 1St Earl Of Suffolk 
    Born Abt 1330 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1388-1389  Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1266  Main
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2009 

    Father Sir William "The Elder" De La Pole,   d. 21 Jun 1366 
    Mother Katherine De Norwich,   d. 1381 
    Family ID F526  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Katherine Wingfield,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    +1. Sir Michael De La Pole, 2nd Earl of Suffolk,   b. Abt 1362,   d. 18 Sep 1415, Siege Of Harfleur Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1388-1389 - Paris, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Adviser to Richard II.  -- He became chancellor in 1383 and earl of Suffolk in 1385. In the following year he was impeached by parliament for corruption and imprisoned. Richard restored him to power, but in 1387 the threat of a treason charge (see appellant, lords) forced him to flee to France. He died in exile. - from: Market House Books Dictionary of British History, Market House Books Ltd 1987 From:

      Michael DE LA POLE (1st Earl of Suffolk) was appointed Earl of Suffolk in 1385 in United Kingdom. He died in 1388 in Paris, France. Children were: Sir Michael DE LA POLE (Second Earl of Suffolk). from:

      Michael de la POLE 1st Earl [Parents] was born CIR 1330. He died 1 1389 and was buried in Carthusian Priory, Hull. Michael married Katherine WINGFIELD before 18 Oct 1361.

      Katherine WINGFIELD [Parents] was born about 1349. She died before 1381 and was buried in Carthusian Priory, Hull. Katherine married Michael de la POLE 1st Earl before 18 Oct 1361.

      They had the following children:

         M i Michael de la POLE 2nd Earl was born CIR 1362 and died 18 Sep 1415.
         M ii John de la POLE died 1415 and was buried in Wingfield Church, Suffolk.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] JSH Feb 13 2003 gedcom, John S. Howell, Jr.

    2. [S725] Charles Perrin, Charles Perrin, (

    3. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (