Biography of Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk

Timeline

Around 1330 Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk was born to William Pole and Katherine Norwich.

In 1356 Philippa Pole Baroness Burnell was born to Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk and Katherine Wingfield Countess Suffolk at Kingston upon Hull.

In 1361 Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk was born to Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk and Katherine Wingfield Countess Suffolk.

In 1363 Thomas Pole was born to Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk and Katherine Wingfield Countess Suffolk.

In 1365 William Pole was born to Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk and Katherine Wingfield Countess Suffolk.

Around 1367 Richard Pole was born to Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk and Katherine Wingfield Countess Suffolk.

Around 1369 John Pole was born to Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk and Katherine Wingfield Countess Suffolk.

Around 1373 Anne Pole was born to Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk and Katherine Wingfield Countess Suffolk.

Around 1377 Elizabeth Pole was born to Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk and Katherine Wingfield Countess Suffolk.

Marriage of Richard II and Anne of Bohemia

On 20 Jan 1382 Richard II King England and Anne Bohemia Queen Consort England were married at Westminster Abbey. Arranged by Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk the marriage not popular since it brought no dowry and little prospect of increased trade since Bohemia not a primary English trade partner.

In 1383 Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk was appointed as Lord Chancellor.

In 1385 Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk was created 1st Earl Suffolk (3C 1385). Katherine Wingfield Countess Suffolk by marriage Countess Suffolk (3C 1385).

Around 1386 Margaret Pole was born to Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk and Katherine Wingfield Countess Suffolk.

Wonderful Parliament

Around Sep 1386 the Wonderful Parliament sought to reform the administration of Richard II King England. Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk was impeached for his failures in France.

Before Feb 1388 Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk fled at Paris.

Merciless Parliament

In Feb 1388 Merciless Parliament sought to cleanse Richard II King England 's administration. Simon Burley was executed. Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk was sentenced to be hung, drawn and quartered. Robert Vere 1st Duke Ireland was attainted. Nicholas Brembre was tried.

On 05 Sep 1389 Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk died at Paris.

Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk and Katherine Wingfield Countess Suffolk were married.

Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk was appointed 1st Baron Pole.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: De La Pole

Ancestry

Father: William Pole

GrandFather: William Pole

Mother: Katherine Norwich