Earl Suffolk

1337 Creation of Earls

1415 Siege of Harfleur

1415 Battle of Agincourt

1450 Murder of William de la Pole

Earl Suffolk is in Earl.

Earl Suffolk 2C 1337

1337 Creation of Earls

In 1337 King Edward III England (24) created a number of new Earldom's probably in preparation for his forthcoming war against France ...
William Montagu 1st Earl Salisbury 1301-1349 (36) was created 1st Earl Salisbury 2C 1337. Catherine Grandison Countess Salisbury 1304-1349 (33) by marriage Countess Salisbury.
William Bohun 1st Earl of Northampton 1309-1361 (27) was created 1st Earl of Northampton 3C 1337. Elizabeth Badlesmere Countess Northampton 1313-1356 (24) by marriage Countess of Northampton.
Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester 1291-1347 (46) was created 1st Earl Gloucester 3C 1337 probably as compensation for his daughter Margaret Audley Countess Stafford 1318-1349 (19) having been abducted by Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford 1301-1372 (35).
Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (38) was created 1st Earl Suffolk 2C 1337. Margaret Norwich Countess Suffolk 1286-1368 (51) by marriage Countess Suffolk.

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Before 28 May 1365 Thomas Ughtred 1st Baron Ughtred 1292-1365 died. He was buried at Catton Church Catton. His son Thomas Ughtred 2nd Baron Ughtred 1325-1401 succeeded 2nd Baron Ughtred. Catherine Mauley Countess Suffolk 1330-1402 by marriage Countess Suffolk.

On 04 Nov 1369 Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (71) died. His son William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 (31) succeeded 2nd Earl Suffolk 2C 1337. Joan Montagu Countess Suffolk 1349-1376 (20) by marriage Countess Suffolk.

Before 1376 William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 and Isabella Beauchamp Countess Suffolk -1416 were married. She a great x 5 granddaughter of John "Lackland" King England 1166-1216. She by marriage Countess Suffolk.

Before 18 Nov 1401 William Ughtred -1401 died. His son Thomas Ughtred 3rd Baron Ughtred 1384-1418 succeeded 4th Baron Ughtred. Margaret Godard Countess Suffolk 1380-1432 by marriage Countess Suffolk.

On 18 Nov 1401 Thomas Ughtred 2nd Baron Ughtred 1325-1401 (76) died. His son William Ughtred -1401 succeeded 3rd Baron Ughtred. Catherine Mauley Countess Suffolk 1330-1402 (71) by marriage Countess Suffolk.

After 1416 William Ufford 2nd Earl Suffolk 1338-1382 and Elizabeth Montagu Countess Suffolk 1344-1361 were married. She a great granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307. She by marriage Countess Suffolk.

Around 1418 Thomas Ughtred 3rd Baron Ughtred 1384-1418 (34) died. His son Robert Ughtred 4th Baron Ughtred 1407-1472 (11) succeeded 4th Baron Ughtred. Joan Aske Countess Suffolk 1417-1481 (1) by marriage Countess Suffolk.

Earl Suffolk 3C 1385

In 1385 Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk 1330-1389 (55) was created 1st Earl Suffolk 3C 1385. Katherine Wingfield Countess Suffolk 1340-1386 (45) by marriage Countess Suffolk.

On 05 Sep 1389 Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk 1330-1389 (59) died in Paris. His son Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 (28) succeeded 2nd Earl Suffolk 3C 1385.

Before 1394 Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 and Katherine Stafford Countess Suffolk 1376-1419 were married. She a great x 3 granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307. She by marriage Countess Suffolk.

Siege of Harfleur

On 17 Sep 1415 Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk 1361-1415 (54) died of dysentery. His son Michael Pole 3rd Earl Suffolk 1394-1415 (21) succeeded 3rd Earl Suffolk 3C 1385. Elizabeth Mowbray Countess Suffolk 1394-1423 (21) by marriage Countess Suffolk.

Battle of Agincourt

On 25 Oct 1415 Henry V King England 1386-1422 (29) defeated the French army at the Battle of Agincourt. Henry V King England 1386-1422 (29) commanded the Main Battle. Thomas Camoys 1st Baron Camoys 1351-1421 (64) commanded the Rearguard.
Richard Vere 11th Earl Oxford 1385-1417 (30) commanded. Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester 1390-1447 (25) was wounded, and was protected by his brother Henry V King England 1386-1422 (29).
Edward York 1st Duke Albemarle aka Aumale 2nd Duke York 1373-1415 (42), commander of the Vanguard, was killed; the most senior English casualty. Duke Albemarle aka Aumale 2C 1397 extinct.
John Fortescue 1380-1415 (35), Dafydd Gam Brecon 1380-1415 (35) and Edward Burnell -1415 and Roger Vaughan of Bredwardine 1377-1415 (38) were killed.
Michael Pole 3rd Earl Suffolk 1394-1415 (21) was killed. His brother William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450 (19) succeeded 4th Earl Suffolk 3C 1385.
The English included: Louis Robbessart 1390-1430 (25), Richard Beauchamp 13th Earl Warwick 1382-1439 (33), William Botreaux 3rd Baron Botreaux 1389-1462 (26), William Bourchier 1st Count Eu 1374-1420 (41), John Cornwall 1st Baron Fanhope 1st Baron Milbroke 1364-1443 (51), Edward Courtenay 1385-1418 (30), Ralph Cromwell 3rd Baron Cromwell 1403-1456 (12), Thomas Dutton 1396-1431 (19), Edmund Ferrers 6th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1386-1435 (29), Roger Fiennes 1384-1449 (31), Henry Fitzhugh 3rd Baron Fitzhugh 1358-1425 (57), John Grey 1387-1439 (28), John Grey 1st Earl Tankerville 1384-1421 (31), William Harrington 1373-1440 (42) as the King's Standard Bearer, Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (37), Piers Leigh 1389-1422 (26) (wounded), Alfred Longford, Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche 4th Earl Salisbury 1388-1428 (27), Thomas Morley 6th Baron Marshal 5th Baron Morley 1393-1435 (22), John Rodney -1417, Richard Scrope 3rd Baron Scrope Bolton 1393-1420 (22), Robert Strelley 1397-1430 (18), James Tuchet 5th Baron Audley Heighley 1398-1459 (17), Robert Umfraville 1363-1437 (52), Thomas West 2nd Baron West 1380-1416 (35), Robert Willoughby 6th Baron Willoughby de Eresby 1385-1452 (30). Thomas Erpingham 1355-1428 (60) commanded the archers. Thomas Rempston 1389-1458 (26) was present. Thomas Strickland 1367-1455 (48) carried the Banner of St George.
Thomas Tunstall 1358-1415 (57) was killed.

The Welsh included: William ap Thomas "Blue Knight of Gwent" Herbert 1380-1445 (35), Walter Sais 1320- (95), Roger Vaughan 1345- (70) and his son Roger Vaughan 1410-1471 (5). Owen Tudor 1400-1461 (15) is believed to have been present as a squire.

The French army suffered significant casualties. Charles Albret 1368-1415 (46), Philip Valois II Count Nevers 1389-1415 (26), John of Bar 1380-1415 (35), Jacques Chatillon 1367-1415 (48), David Rambures 1364-1415 (51) and his three sons: Jean Rambures -1415, Hugues Rambures -1415 and Philippe Rambures -1415, Waleran Luxemburg 1355-1415 (60) were killed.
Charles Valois Duke Orléans 1394-1465 (20) was captured by Richard Waller 1395-1462 (20) for which he was knighted on the battlefield by Henry V King England 1386-1422 (29).
John Bourbon I Duke Bourbon 1381-1434 (34) and Charles Artois Count Eu 1394-1472 (21) were captured.
Robert of Bar Count Soissons Count Marle 1390-1415 (25) was killed. Jeanne of Bar Countess Soissons 1415-1462 succeeded Count Soissons 1367.
Edward of Bar III Duke of Bar 1377-1415 (38) was killed. His brother Cardinal Louis of Bar 1377-1430 (38) succeeded I Duke Bar.
John Valois Alençon I Duke Alençon -1415 was killed. His son Jean Valois Alençon II Duke Alençon 1409-1476 (6) succeeded II Duke Alençon.
Frederick Metz I Count Vaudémont 1368-1415 (47) was killed. His son Antoine Count of Vaudémont 1400-1458 (15) succeeded Count Vaudémont.
Anthony Valois Duke Brabant 1384-1415 (31) was killed. His son John Valois IV Duke Brabant 1403-1427 (12) succeeded IV Duke Brabant. Jacqueline Wittelsbach Duchess Brabant 1401-1436 (14) by marriage Duchess Brabant.
Jean II Le Maingre "Boucicaut" 1366-1421 (49) was captured.
Georges de La Trémoille 1382-1446 (33) was captured.

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On 11 Nov 1430 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk 1396-1450 (34) and Alice Chaucer Duchess Suffolk 1404-1475 (26) were married. He a great x 4 grandson of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307. She by marriage Countess Suffolk.

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 His son 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.

Around 1510 Meynnart Wewyck Painter 1460-1525. Portrait of Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond 1443-1509 in the Masters Lodge St John's College. Commissioned by John Fisher Bishop of Rochester 1469-1535. Note the Beaufort Arms on the wall beneath which is the Beafort Portcullis. Repeated in the window. She is wearing widow's clothes, or possibly that of a convent; Gabled Headress with Lappets. On 29 Mar 2019, St John's College, Cambridge, which she founded, announced the portrait was original work by Wewyck.

Before 27 Oct 1492 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 died. He was buried at Wingfield. Before 27 Oct 1492 His son Edmund Pole 3rd Duke Suffolk 1471-1513 succeeded 3rd Duke Suffolk 1C 1448, 3rd Marquess Suffolk 1C, 6th Earl Suffolk 3C 1385.

Earl Suffolk 4C 1603