Biography of Cardinal Reginald Pole

Timeline

On 12 Mar 1500 Cardinal Reginald Pole was born to Richard Pole and Margaret York 8th Countess Salisbury at Stourton Castle.

In 1512 Cardinal Reginald Pole by marriage Magdalene College aka Buckingham.

On 27 Jun 1515 Cardinal Reginald Pole graduated Magdalene College aka Buckingham.

In 1537 Cardinal Reginald Pole was appointed as Cardinal.

Exeter Conspiracy

Before Aug 1538 the Exeter Conspiracy was an attempt to overthrow Henry VIII and replace him with Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter, grandson of Edward VI, Henry's first cousin. Thomas Audley 1st Baron Audley Waldon presided. John Vere 15th Earl Oxford sat in judgement. Thomas Fiennes 9th Baron Dacre Gilsland was juror.
The Exeter Conspiracy was an attack by Henry VIII on Cardinal Reginald Pole. He, Cardinal Pole, was safe in Rome. Instead Henry destroyed mnost of the Pole family in England.

In Aug 1538 Geoffrey Pole was arrested. He had been corresponding with Cardinal Reginald Pole. The investigation of Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter had turned up his name; he had appealed to Thomas Cromwell, who had him arrested and interrogated. Under interrogation, Geoffrey said that his eldest brother Henry Pole 1st Baron Montagu, and Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter had been party to his correspondence with Cardinal Reginald Pole.

Exeter Conspiracy

In Jan 1539 Cardinal Reginald Pole was attainted in absentia. .

In 1555 George Brooke 9th Baron Cobham entertained Cardinal Reginald Pole at Cooling Castle.

On May 1555 Cardinal Reginald Pole travelled to at Calais.

On May 1555 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley accompanied Cardinal Reginald Pole at Calais.

On 17 Nov 1558 Cardinal Reginald Pole died at London.

After 17 Nov 1558 Cardinal Reginald Pole was buried at North Side Corona.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: De La Pole

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 19 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 11 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 17 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth

Kings Powys: Great x 12 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys

Kings England: Great x 4 Grand Son of Edward III King England

Kings Scotland: Great x 11 Grand Son of David I King Scotland

Kings Franks: Great x 10 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks

Kings France: Great x 6 Grand Son of Philip "Fair" IV King France

Ancestry

Father: Richard Pole Great x 9 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

GrandFather: Geoffrey Pole

Great GrandFather: Richard Pole

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Pole

Great x 3 GrandFather: Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk

Great x 3 GrandMother: Katherine Wingfield Countess Suffolk

GrandMother: Edith St John Great x 8 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great GrandFather: Oliver St John

Great x 2 GrandFather: John St John

Great x 3 GrandFather: Oliver St John

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Barre

Great x 2 GrandMother: Elizabeth Paulet

Great GrandMother: Margaret Beauchamp Duchess Somerset Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 3rd Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Bletsoe Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joanne Clopton Baroness Beauchamp Bletsoe

Great x 2 GrandMother: Edith Stourton Baroness Beauchamp Bletsoe Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Stourton

Great x 3 GrandMother: Jane Basset Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Mother: Margaret York 8th Countess Salisbury Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

GrandFather: George York 1st Duke Clarence Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard York 1st Earl Cambridge Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund of Langley 1st Duke York Son Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Isabella of Castile Duchess York Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Anne Mortimer Countess Cambridge Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 4th Earl March, 6th Earl Ulster Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Holland Countess March, Countess Ulster Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandMother: Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Neville 3rd Baron Neville Raby Great x 4 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Maud Percy Baroness Neville Raby Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster Son Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster

GrandMother: Isabel Neville Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great GrandFather: Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury Great x 2 Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Neville 5th Earl Salisbury Great Grandson Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland Great x 5 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Beaufort Countess Westmoreland Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Alice Montagu 5th Countess Salisbury Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Eleanor Holland Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great GrandMother: Anne Beauchamp 16th Countess Warwick Great x 2 Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 2 GrandFather: Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 12th Earl Warwick Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Ferrers Countess Warwick Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 2 GrandMother: Isabel Despencer Countess Warwick, Countess Worcester Great Granddaughter Edward III King England

Great x 3 GrandFather: Thomas Despencer 1st Earl Gloucester Great x 3 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Great x 3 GrandMother: Constance York Countess Gloucester Granddaughter Edward III King England