Biography of John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492

Timeline

On 11 Nov 1430 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450 (34) and Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475 (26) were married. Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475 (26) by marriage Countess Suffolk (3C 1385).

On 27 Sep 1442 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 was born to William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450 (45) and Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475 (37)

Around 07 Feb 1444 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (1) and Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 were married. The date somewhat suspect; possibly Jan 1450. Papal dispensation was granted on 18 August 1450 which supports the later date. Margaret never recognised this marriage, and considered her next husband her first;as confirmed by her 1472 will

Murder of William de la Pole

On 01 May 1450 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450 (53) was beheaded at sea whilst travelling into exile his ship having been intercepted by the Nicholas of the Tower.

On 01 May 1450 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (7) succeeded 2nd Marquess Suffolk (1C), 5th Earl Suffolk (3C 1385). Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 (6) by marriage Marchioness Suffolk (1C).

On Feb 1453 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (10) and Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 (9) were divorced.

Before Feb 1458 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (15) and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (13) were married. Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (13) by marriage Marchioness Suffolk (1C).

Around 1462 John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (19) and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (17)

On 23 Mar 1463 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (20) was restored as 2nd Duke Suffolk (1C 1448). Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (18) by marriage Duchess Suffolk (1C 1448).

Before 1464 Geoffrey Pole 1463-1464 was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (21) and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (19)

Around 1465 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (22) was appointed as Constable Wallingford Castle

In 1466 Edward Pole Archdeacon Richmond 1466-1485 was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (23) and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (21)

Around 1468 Elizabeth Pole Baroness Marshal, Baroness Morley 1468-1489 was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (25) and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (24) in Wingfield, Suffolk.

In 1471 Edmund Pole 3rd Duke Suffolk 1471-1513 was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (28) and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (26)

In 1472 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (29) was appointed 208th Knight Garter: Edward IV

In 1472 Dorothy Pole 1472-1472 was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (29) and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (27)

In 1474 Humphrey Pole 1474-1513 was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (31) and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (29)

In 1475 Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475 (70) died. She was buried at St Mary's Church, Ewelme, Oxfordshire

After 1475. Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475. Wrist Garter in St Mary's Church, Ewelme, Oxfordshire. The effigy was, apparently, viewed to determine how a lady should wear the garter at the re-commencement of Lady of the Garter appointments in 1901 after a gap of several hundred years. A particularly fine Cadaver Underneath the chest on which Alice's effigy lies. Full-length in a shroud.
Detail of the South Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 Roet impaled Chaucer; Alice's paternal grandparents
2 De la Pole impaled Stafford; her third husbands parents Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 and Katherine Stafford Countess Suffolk 1376-1419
3 Montacute and Monthermer impaled Francis? Possibly Alice's second husband's parents John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 and Maud Francis Countess Salisbury 1364-1424
4 De la Pole quartered Chaucer
5 Roet impaled Chaucer
6 Chaucer
7 De la Pole
8 De la Pole impaled Royal Arms of England signifying Alice's son John's (32) marriage to Elizabeth of York (30) sister of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (32).
Detail of the North Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 De la Pole quarterd Chaucer impaled Unknown
2 De la Pole; her third husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
3 De la Pole quarted Chaucer; Alice's son John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (32) by her second husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
4 Chaucer; Alice's father Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434
5 Montacute and Monthermer quartering impaled Chaucer; Alice's second husband Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428
6 Roet; Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387
7 Roet impaling Royal Arms of England probably signifying John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403, Katherine being the sister of Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387 who married Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400
8 Roet impaling Chaucer; her paternal grandparents Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400 and Philippa Roet 1346-1387

After 1475. Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475. Wrist Garter in St Mary's Church, Ewelme, Oxfordshire. The effigy was, apparently, viewed to determine how a lady should wear the garter at the re-commencement of Lady of the Garter appointments in 1901 after a gap of several hundred years. A particularly fine Cadaver Underneath the chest on which Alice's effigy lies. Full-length in a shroud.
Detail of the South Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 Roet impaled Chaucer; Alice's paternal grandparents
2 De la Pole impaled Stafford; her third husbands parents Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 and Katherine Stafford Countess Suffolk 1376-1419
3 Montacute and Monthermer impaled Francis? Possibly Alice's second husband's parents John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 and Maud Francis Countess Salisbury 1364-1424
4 De la Pole quartered Chaucer
5 Roet impaled Chaucer
6 Chaucer
7 De la Pole
8 De la Pole impaled Royal Arms of England signifying Alice's son John's (32) marriage to Elizabeth of York (30) sister of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (32).
Detail of the North Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 De la Pole quarterd Chaucer impaled Unknown
2 De la Pole; her third husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
3 De la Pole quarted Chaucer; Alice's son John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (32) by her second husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
4 Chaucer; Alice's father Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434
5 Montacute and Monthermer quartering impaled Chaucer; Alice's second husband Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428
6 Roet; Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387
7 Roet impaling Royal Arms of England probably signifying John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403, Katherine being the sister of Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387 who married Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400
8 Roet impaling Chaucer; her paternal grandparents Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400 and Philippa Roet 1346-1387

After 1475. Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475. Wrist Garter in St Mary's Church, Ewelme, Oxfordshire. The effigy was, apparently, viewed to determine how a lady should wear the garter at the re-commencement of Lady of the Garter appointments in 1901 after a gap of several hundred years. A particularly fine Cadaver Underneath the chest on which Alice's effigy lies. Full-length in a shroud.
Detail of the South Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 Roet impaled Chaucer; Alice's paternal grandparents
2 De la Pole impaled Stafford; her third husbands parents Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 and Katherine Stafford Countess Suffolk 1376-1419
3 Montacute and Monthermer impaled Francis? Possibly Alice's second husband's parents John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 and Maud Francis Countess Salisbury 1364-1424
4 De la Pole quartered Chaucer
5 Roet impaled Chaucer
6 Chaucer
7 De la Pole
8 De la Pole impaled Royal Arms of England signifying Alice's son John's (32) marriage to Elizabeth of York (30) sister of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (32).
Detail of the North Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 De la Pole quarterd Chaucer impaled Unknown
2 De la Pole; her third husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
3 De la Pole quarted Chaucer; Alice's son John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (32) by her second husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
4 Chaucer; Alice's father Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434
5 Montacute and Monthermer quartering impaled Chaucer; Alice's second husband Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428
6 Roet; Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387
7 Roet impaling Royal Arms of England probably signifying John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403, Katherine being the sister of Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387 who married Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400
8 Roet impaling Chaucer; her paternal grandparents Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400 and Philippa Roet 1346-1387

After 1475. Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475. Wrist Garter in St Mary's Church, Ewelme, Oxfordshire. The effigy was, apparently, viewed to determine how a lady should wear the garter at the re-commencement of Lady of the Garter appointments in 1901 after a gap of several hundred years. A particularly fine Cadaver Underneath the chest on which Alice's effigy lies. Full-length in a shroud.
Detail of the South Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 Roet impaled Chaucer; Alice's paternal grandparents
2 De la Pole impaled Stafford; her third husbands parents Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 and Katherine Stafford Countess Suffolk 1376-1419
3 Montacute and Monthermer impaled Francis? Possibly Alice's second husband's parents John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 and Maud Francis Countess Salisbury 1364-1424
4 De la Pole quartered Chaucer
5 Roet impaled Chaucer
6 Chaucer
7 De la Pole
8 De la Pole impaled Royal Arms of England signifying Alice's son John's (32) marriage to Elizabeth of York (30) sister of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (32).
Detail of the North Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 De la Pole quarterd Chaucer impaled Unknown
2 De la Pole; her third husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
3 De la Pole quarted Chaucer; Alice's son John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (32) by her second husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
4 Chaucer; Alice's father Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434
5 Montacute and Monthermer quartering impaled Chaucer; Alice's second husband Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428
6 Roet; Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387
7 Roet impaling Royal Arms of England probably signifying John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403, Katherine being the sister of Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387 who married Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400
8 Roet impaling Chaucer; her paternal grandparents Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400 and Philippa Roet 1346-1387

After 1475. Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475. Wrist Garter in St Mary's Church, Ewelme, Oxfordshire. The effigy was, apparently, viewed to determine how a lady should wear the garter at the re-commencement of Lady of the Garter appointments in 1901 after a gap of several hundred years. A particularly fine Cadaver Underneath the chest on which Alice's effigy lies. Full-length in a shroud.
Detail of the South Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 Roet impaled Chaucer; Alice's paternal grandparents
2 De la Pole impaled Stafford; her third husbands parents Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 and Katherine Stafford Countess Suffolk 1376-1419
3 Montacute and Monthermer impaled Francis? Possibly Alice's second husband's parents John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 and Maud Francis Countess Salisbury 1364-1424
4 De la Pole quartered Chaucer
5 Roet impaled Chaucer
6 Chaucer
7 De la Pole
8 De la Pole impaled Royal Arms of England signifying Alice's son John's (32) marriage to Elizabeth of York (30) sister of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (32).
Detail of the North Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 De la Pole quarterd Chaucer impaled Unknown
2 De la Pole; her third husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
3 De la Pole quarted Chaucer; Alice's son John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (32) by her second husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
4 Chaucer; Alice's father Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434
5 Montacute and Monthermer quartering impaled Chaucer; Alice's second husband Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428
6 Roet; Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387
7 Roet impaling Royal Arms of England probably signifying John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403, Katherine being the sister of Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387 who married Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400
8 Roet impaling Chaucer; her paternal grandparents Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400 and Philippa Roet 1346-1387

After 1475. Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475. Wrist Garter in St Mary's Church, Ewelme, Oxfordshire. The effigy was, apparently, viewed to determine how a lady should wear the garter at the re-commencement of Lady of the Garter appointments in 1901 after a gap of several hundred years. A particularly fine Cadaver Underneath the chest on which Alice's effigy lies. Full-length in a shroud.
Detail of the South Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 Roet impaled Chaucer; Alice's paternal grandparents
2 De la Pole impaled Stafford; her third husbands parents Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 and Katherine Stafford Countess Suffolk 1376-1419
3 Montacute and Monthermer impaled Francis? Possibly Alice's second husband's parents John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 and Maud Francis Countess Salisbury 1364-1424
4 De la Pole quartered Chaucer
5 Roet impaled Chaucer
6 Chaucer
7 De la Pole
8 De la Pole impaled Royal Arms of England signifying Alice's son John's (32) marriage to Elizabeth of York (30) sister of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (32).
Detail of the North Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 De la Pole quarterd Chaucer impaled Unknown
2 De la Pole; her third husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
3 De la Pole quarted Chaucer; Alice's son John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (32) by her second husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
4 Chaucer; Alice's father Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434
5 Montacute and Monthermer quartering impaled Chaucer; Alice's second husband Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428
6 Roet; Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387
7 Roet impaling Royal Arms of England probably signifying John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403, Katherine being the sister of Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387 who married Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400
8 Roet impaling Chaucer; her paternal grandparents Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400 and Philippa Roet 1346-1387

After 1475. Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475. Wrist Garter in St Mary's Church, Ewelme, Oxfordshire. The effigy was, apparently, viewed to determine how a lady should wear the garter at the re-commencement of Lady of the Garter appointments in 1901 after a gap of several hundred years. A particularly fine Cadaver Underneath the chest on which Alice's effigy lies. Full-length in a shroud.
Detail of the South Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 Roet impaled Chaucer; Alice's paternal grandparents
2 De la Pole impaled Stafford; her third husbands parents Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 and Katherine Stafford Countess Suffolk 1376-1419
3 Montacute and Monthermer impaled Francis? Possibly Alice's second husband's parents John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 and Maud Francis Countess Salisbury 1364-1424
4 De la Pole quartered Chaucer
5 Roet impaled Chaucer
6 Chaucer
7 De la Pole
8 De la Pole impaled Royal Arms of England signifying Alice's son John's (32) marriage to Elizabeth of York (30) sister of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (32).
Detail of the North Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 De la Pole quarterd Chaucer impaled Unknown
2 De la Pole; her third husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
3 De la Pole quarted Chaucer; Alice's son John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (32) by her second husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
4 Chaucer; Alice's father Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434
5 Montacute and Monthermer quartering impaled Chaucer; Alice's second husband Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428
6 Roet; Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387
7 Roet impaling Royal Arms of England probably signifying John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403, Katherine being the sister of Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387 who married Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400
8 Roet impaling Chaucer; her paternal grandparents Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400 and Philippa Roet 1346-1387

After 1475. Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475. Wrist Garter in St Mary's Church, Ewelme, Oxfordshire. The effigy was, apparently, viewed to determine how a lady should wear the garter at the re-commencement of Lady of the Garter appointments in 1901 after a gap of several hundred years. A particularly fine Cadaver Underneath the chest on which Alice's effigy lies. Full-length in a shroud.
Detail of the South Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 Roet impaled Chaucer; Alice's paternal grandparents
2 De la Pole impaled Stafford; her third husbands parents Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 and Katherine Stafford Countess Suffolk 1376-1419
3 Montacute and Monthermer impaled Francis? Possibly Alice's second husband's parents John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 and Maud Francis Countess Salisbury 1364-1424
4 De la Pole quartered Chaucer
5 Roet impaled Chaucer
6 Chaucer
7 De la Pole
8 De la Pole impaled Royal Arms of England signifying Alice's son John's (32) marriage to Elizabeth of York (30) sister of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (32).
Detail of the North Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 De la Pole quarterd Chaucer impaled Unknown
2 De la Pole; her third husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
3 De la Pole quarted Chaucer; Alice's son John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (32) by her second husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
4 Chaucer; Alice's father Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434
5 Montacute and Monthermer quartering impaled Chaucer; Alice's second husband Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428
6 Roet; Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387
7 Roet impaling Royal Arms of England probably signifying John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403, Katherine being the sister of Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387 who married Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400
8 Roet impaling Chaucer; her paternal grandparents Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400 and Philippa Roet 1346-1387

After 1475. Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475. Wrist Garter in St Mary's Church, Ewelme, Oxfordshire. The effigy was, apparently, viewed to determine how a lady should wear the garter at the re-commencement of Lady of the Garter appointments in 1901 after a gap of several hundred years. A particularly fine Cadaver Underneath the chest on which Alice's effigy lies. Full-length in a shroud.
Detail of the South Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 Roet impaled Chaucer; Alice's paternal grandparents
2 De la Pole impaled Stafford; her third husbands parents Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 and Katherine Stafford Countess Suffolk 1376-1419
3 Montacute and Monthermer impaled Francis? Possibly Alice's second husband's parents John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 and Maud Francis Countess Salisbury 1364-1424
4 De la Pole quartered Chaucer
5 Roet impaled Chaucer
6 Chaucer
7 De la Pole
8 De la Pole impaled Royal Arms of England signifying Alice's son John's (32) marriage to Elizabeth of York (30) sister of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (32).
Detail of the North Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 De la Pole quarterd Chaucer impaled Unknown
2 De la Pole; her third husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
3 De la Pole quarted Chaucer; Alice's son John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (32) by her second husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
4 Chaucer; Alice's father Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434
5 Montacute and Monthermer quartering impaled Chaucer; Alice's second husband Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428
6 Roet; Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387
7 Roet impaling Royal Arms of England probably signifying John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403, Katherine being the sister of Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387 who married Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400
8 Roet impaling Chaucer; her paternal grandparents Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400 and Philippa Roet 1346-1387

After 1475. Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475. Wrist Garter in St Mary's Church, Ewelme, Oxfordshire. The effigy was, apparently, viewed to determine how a lady should wear the garter at the re-commencement of Lady of the Garter appointments in 1901 after a gap of several hundred years. A particularly fine Cadaver Underneath the chest on which Alice's effigy lies. Full-length in a shroud.
Detail of the South Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 Roet impaled Chaucer; Alice's paternal grandparents
2 De la Pole impaled Stafford; her third husbands parents Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 and Katherine Stafford Countess Suffolk 1376-1419
3 Montacute and Monthermer impaled Francis? Possibly Alice's second husband's parents John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 and Maud Francis Countess Salisbury 1364-1424
4 De la Pole quartered Chaucer
5 Roet impaled Chaucer
6 Chaucer
7 De la Pole
8 De la Pole impaled Royal Arms of England signifying Alice's son John's (32) marriage to Elizabeth of York (30) sister of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (32).
Detail of the North Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 De la Pole quarterd Chaucer impaled Unknown
2 De la Pole; her third husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
3 De la Pole quarted Chaucer; Alice's son John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (32) by her second husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
4 Chaucer; Alice's father Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434
5 Montacute and Monthermer quartering impaled Chaucer; Alice's second husband Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428
6 Roet; Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387
7 Roet impaling Royal Arms of England probably signifying John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403, Katherine being the sister of Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387 who married Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400
8 Roet impaling Chaucer; her paternal grandparents Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400 and Philippa Roet 1346-1387

After 1475. Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475. Wrist Garter in St Mary's Church, Ewelme, Oxfordshire. The effigy was, apparently, viewed to determine how a lady should wear the garter at the re-commencement of Lady of the Garter appointments in 1901 after a gap of several hundred years. A particularly fine Cadaver Underneath the chest on which Alice's effigy lies. Full-length in a shroud.
Detail of the South Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 Roet impaled Chaucer; Alice's paternal grandparents
2 De la Pole impaled Stafford; her third husbands parents Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 and Katherine Stafford Countess Suffolk 1376-1419
3 Montacute and Monthermer impaled Francis? Possibly Alice's second husband's parents John Montagu 3rd Earl Salisbury 1350-1400 and Maud Francis Countess Salisbury 1364-1424
4 De la Pole quartered Chaucer
5 Roet impaled Chaucer
6 Chaucer
7 De la Pole
8 De la Pole impaled Royal Arms of England signifying Alice's son John's (32) marriage to Elizabeth of York (30) sister of Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (32).
Detail of the North Side of the Monument to Alice Chaucer Duchess of Suffolk. Arms from left to right . . .
1 De la Pole quarterd Chaucer impaled Unknown
2 De la Pole; her third husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
3 De la Pole quarted Chaucer; Alice's son John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (32) by her second husband William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450
4 Chaucer; Alice's father Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434
5 Montacute and Monthermer quartering impaled Chaucer; Alice's second husband Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428
6 Roet; Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387
7 Roet impaling Royal Arms of England probably signifying John of Gaunt 1st Duke Lancaster 1340-1399 and Katherine Roet Duchess Lancaster 1350-1403, Katherine being the sister of Alice's paternal grandmother Philippa Roet 1346-1387 who married Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400
8 Roet impaling Chaucer; her paternal grandparents Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400 and Philippa Roet 1346-1387

In 1476 Anne Pole 1476-1495 was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (33) and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (31)

In 1477 Catherine Pole 1477-1513 was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (34) and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (32)

In 1478 William Pole 1478-1539 was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (35) and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (33)

In 1480 Richard Pole 1480-1525 was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (37) and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (35)

Coronation of Richard III

On 06 Jul 1483 Richard III King England 1452-1485 (30) was crowned III King England: Plantagenet York by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 (65) at Westminster Abbey. Anne Neville Queen Consort England 1456-1485 (27) by marriage Queen Consort England. See Coronation of Richard III.
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485 (58) was appointed as Lord High Steward. William Brandon 1425-1491, Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel 1450-1524 (33), Thomas St Leger 1440-1483, Richard Hastings Baron Willoughby Eresby 1433-1503, Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England 1437-1492 (46), Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (39), Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1451-1508 and Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland 1424-1485 attended.
Robert Dymoke 1461-1544 attended as the Kings' Champion.
Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490 (66) carried The Pointed Sword of Justice. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 (40) carried the Crown. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 (27) carried the Third Sword of State. John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (40) carried the Sceptre. John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (21) carried the Cross and Ball. Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham 1454-1483 (28) carried the king's train. Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire 1470-1499 (13) bore the Queen's Crown.
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (48) carried the Lord High Constable's Mace. Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 (40) held Queen Anne's train. Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland 1478-1527 carried The Blunt Sword of Mercy. Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1453-1499 was appointed as Knight of the Bath.
Cecily "Rose of Raby" Neville Duchess York 1415-1495 (68) refused to attend the Coronation of Richard III. History doesn't record her reason.

Coronation of Henry VII

On 29 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 (28) processed from Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London to Westminster Abbey. Ahead of him marched the heralds and serjeants-at-arms, the Esquire of the Body, the King's Secretary Richard Fox, almoner Christopher Urswick, the mayor of London and the Garter King of Arms. Also ahead of him were Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 (50), John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487 (23), John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 (43) and William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley 1426-1492 (59). Following behind were the only two Dukes: Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 (53), created the day before, and John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (43).

Before 27 Oct 1492 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 (50) died. He was buried at Wingfield, Suffolk

After 1503. Monument to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (58) in St Andrew's Church, Wingfield, Suffolk. Finely made Fluted Period alabaster monument. Both wearing their ducal coronets. He wearing a Leg Garter. His head resting on a great helm with Saracen's Head Crest, feet resting on a Lion.

After 1503. Monument to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (58) in St Andrew's Church, Wingfield, Suffolk. Finely made Fluted Period alabaster monument. Both wearing their ducal coronets. He wearing a Leg Garter. His head resting on a great helm with Saracen's Head Crest, feet resting on a Lion.

After 1503. Monument to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (58) in St Andrew's Church, Wingfield, Suffolk. Finely made Fluted Period alabaster monument. Both wearing their ducal coronets. He wearing a Leg Garter. His head resting on a great helm with Saracen's Head Crest, feet resting on a Lion.

After 1503. Monument to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (58) in St Andrew's Church, Wingfield, Suffolk. Finely made Fluted Period alabaster monument. Both wearing their ducal coronets. He wearing a Leg Garter. His head resting on a great helm with Saracen's Head Crest, feet resting on a Lion.

After 1503. Monument to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (58) in St Andrew's Church, Wingfield, Suffolk. Finely made Fluted Period alabaster monument. Both wearing their ducal coronets. He wearing a Leg Garter. His head resting on a great helm with Saracen's Head Crest, feet resting on a Lion.

After 1503. Monument to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (58) in St Andrew's Church, Wingfield, Suffolk. Finely made Fluted Period alabaster monument. Both wearing their ducal coronets. He wearing a Leg Garter. His head resting on a great helm with Saracen's Head Crest, feet resting on a Lion.

After 1503. Monument to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (58) in St Andrew's Church, Wingfield, Suffolk. Finely made Fluted Period alabaster monument. Both wearing their ducal coronets. He wearing a Leg Garter. His head resting on a great helm with Saracen's Head Crest, feet resting on a Lion.

After 1503. Monument to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (58) in St Andrew's Church, Wingfield, Suffolk. Finely made Fluted Period alabaster monument. Both wearing their ducal coronets. He wearing a Leg Garter. His head resting on a great helm with Saracen's Head Crest, feet resting on a Lion.

After 1503. Monument to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (58) in St Andrew's Church, Wingfield, Suffolk. Finely made Fluted Period alabaster monument. Both wearing their ducal coronets. He wearing a Leg Garter. His head resting on a great helm with Saracen's Head Crest, feet resting on a Lion.

After 1503. Monument to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 and Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (58) in St Andrew's Church, Wingfield, Suffolk. Finely made Fluted Period alabaster monument. Both wearing their ducal coronets. He wearing a Leg Garter. His head resting on a great helm with Saracen's Head Crest, feet resting on a Lion.

After Jan 1503 Elizabeth York Duchess Suffolk 1444-1503 (58) died at Wingfield, Suffolk

On 29 Jun 1509 Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 (66) died in the Deanery, Westminster Abbey. She was buried at Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey. Her tomb was created by Pietro Torrigiano. The gilded bronze sculpture on the tomb depicts Margaret with her head resting on pillows and her hands raised in prayer, wearing garments characteristic of widowhood; the face was probably sculpted from a death mask. The black marble tomb is embellished with heraldic bronze insignia, including a Yale[Heraldic Badge], her heraldic badge, at her feet.

Family Trees

Paternal Family Tree: De La Pole

Descent

Kings Wessex: Great x 19 Grand Son of Aethelwulf King Wessex -858

Kings Gwynedd: Great x 9 Grand Son of Owain "Great" King Gwynedd 1100-1170

Kings Seisyllwg: Great x 15 Grand Son of Hywel "Dda aka Good" King Seisyllwg, King Deheubarth 880-950

Kings Powys: Great x 10 Grand Son of Maredudd ap Bleddyn King Powys 1047-1132

Kings England: Great x 5 Grand Son of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Kings Scotland: Great x 10 Grand Son of David I King Scotland 1084-1153

Kings Franks: Great x 9 Grand Son of Louis VII King Franks 1120-1180

Kings France: Great x 10 Grand Son of Louis "Fat" VI King France 1081-1137

Ancestry

Father: William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450 Great x 4 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

GrandFather: Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415

Great GrandFather: Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk 1330-1389

Great x 2 GrandFather: William Pole 1302-1366

Great x 3 GrandFather: William Pole 1274-1328

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Norwich 1306-1381

Great x 3 GrandFather: Walter Norwich 1274-1329

Great GrandMother: Katherine Wingfield Countess Suffolk

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Wingfield 1320-1361

Great x 3 GrandFather: John Wingfield 1275-1327

GrandMother: Katherine Stafford Countess Suffolk 1376-1419 Great x 3 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandFather: Hugh Stafford 2nd Earl Stafford 1336-1386 Great x 2 Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 2 GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford 1301-1372 Great x 7 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford 1272-1308

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Basset 1280-1337 Great x 6 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 2 GrandMother: Margaret Audley Countess Stafford 1318-1349 Great Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great x 3 GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester 1291-1347 Great x 3 Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189

Great x 3 GrandMother: Margaret Clare Countess Gloucester -1342 Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307

Great GrandMother: Philippa Beauchamp Countess Stafford 1334- Great x 5 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick 1313-1386 Great x 6 Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 3 GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick 1272-1315

Great x 3 GrandMother: Alice Tosny Countess Warwick 1284-1325 Great x 5 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Great x 2 GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer Countess Warwick 1314-1369 Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March 1287-1330 Great x 3 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Mortimer Wigmore, 2nd Baroness Geneville 1286-1356 Great x 7 Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England 1068-1135

Mother: Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475 Great x 8 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

GrandFather: Thomas Chaucer 1367-1434

Great GrandFather: Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400

Great GrandMother: Philippa Roet 1346-1387

Great x 2 GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet 1310-1380

GrandMother: Maud Burghesh 1379-1437 Great x 7 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great GrandFather: John Burghesh 1343-1391 Great x 6 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandFather: John Burghesh 1322-1349 Great x 5 Grandson John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 3 GrandFather: Bartholomew "The Elder" Burghesh 1st Baron Burghesh 1287-1355

Great x 3 GrandMother: Elizabeth Verdun Baroness Burghesh 1306-1360 Great x 4 Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England 1166-1216

Great x 2 GrandMother: Maud Kerdeston 1326-1349

Great GrandMother: Ismania Hanham

Great x 2 GrandFather: Simon Hanham