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Families covered: Pole of Grafton Regis, Pole of Sawston, Pole of Suffolk

William de la Pole in Kingston-upon-Hull
m. Elena
1. (Sir) William de la Pole of Kingston-upon-Hull (d 21.06.1366)
  m. Catherine Norwich (dau of Sir Walter Norwich)
A. Michael de la Pole, 1st Earl of Suffolk (b c1330, d 05.09.1389)
  m. (before 18.10.1361) Katherine Wingfield (dau of Sir John Wingfield of Wingfield)
  i. Sir Michael de la Pole, 2nd Earl of Suffolk (b by 1367, d 14/8.09.1415)
  m. Katharine de Stafford (d 08.04.1419, dau of Hugh de Stafford, 2nd Earl of Stafford)
  a. Michael de la Pole, 3rd Earl of Suffolk (b 1394-5, d Agincourt 25.10.1415)
  m. (before 24.11.1403) Elizabeth Mowbray (dau of Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk, Earl Marshal)
  (1) Katherine de la Pole (b 06.05.1410, dsp)
  (2) Elizabeth de la Pole (b 22.07.1411, d before 1422)
(3) Isabel de la Pole (b 04.06.1415, d before 1422)
  b. William de la Pole, Duke of Suffolk, Earl of Pembroke (b 16.10.1396, d 02.05.1450)
  p. Countess of Hainault
  (1) daughter
  m. Barentine
  m. Alice Chaucer (dau of Thomas Chaucer)
  (2) John de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk (b 27.09.1442, d 1491)
  m1. (1449-50, div by 03.1452/3) Margaret Beauchamp (dau of John Beauchamp of Bletsoe)
  m2. (before 10.1460) Elizabeth Plantagenet (dau of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York)
  (A) John de la Pole, Earl of Lincoln (b c1462, dsp(s) Stoke 16.06.1487)
  m. Margaret FitzAlan (dau of Thomas FitzAlan, 16th Earl of Arundel)
  TCP (Lincoln) suggests that John dsp but Wikipedia suggests that he had a son ....
(i) Edward de la Pole (d young)
  (B) Edmund de la Pole, 2nd Duke of Suffolk (b 1471-2, d 30.04.1513)
  Edward was attainted (as was his brother Richard) and his titles forfeited.
  m. (before 10.10.1496) Margaret Scrope (d 02.1514/5, dau of Sir Richard Scrope)
  (i) Anne de la Pole (nun)
  (C) Sir William de la Pole of Wingfield Castle (b 1478, dsp 1539) mentioned by Wikipedia but not by BE1883
  m. Katherine Stourton (dau of William Stourton, 2nd Lord, m1. Sir William Berkeley, m2. Henry Grey (Lord Codnor)))
  (D) Richard de la Pole, '3rd Duke of Suffolk' (d unm Pavia 24.02.1524/5, youngest son)
  (E) Catherine de la Pole
m. William Stourton, 5th Lord (b c1457, dsp 17.02.1523)
  (F) Elizabeth de la Pole
  m. Henry Lovel, Lord Morley (b c1466, dsp 13.06.1489)
  (G)+ other issue - Geoffrey (d young), Humphrey (priest), Edward (Archdeacon of Richmond), Anne (nun), Dorothy (d unm)
  Wikipedia reports that John had an illegitimate daughter, Jane, whose mother "is said to have been" ...
p. Malyne de Cay (nun)
  (L) Jane Pole (b c03.1430, d 28.02.1494)
  m. Thomas Stonor of Stonor (d 23.04.1474)
  c. Thomas de la Pole
  d. Sir John de la Pole possibly father of ...
  (1) Margaret de la Pole
  m. John de Foix, Vcte de Catillon, Earl of Kendal (d after 05.12.1485)
  e. Katherine de la Pole (Abbess at Barking)
  f. Elizabeth de la Pole
BE1883 reports that Elizabeth married John de Foix, Earl of Kendal, but TCP (Kendal) identifies his wife as Margaret, niece of William, Duke of Suffolk, "said to be daughter of his brother Sir John de la Pole" (see just above). Some web sites report that this was the Elizabeth who married Sir Thomas de Kerdeston but we have yet to see confirmation of that.
  g. Isabel de la Pole (d 08.02.1466/7)
  m. (by 05.02.1402/3) Thomas Morley, 5th Lord (d 06.12.1435)
  h. Philippa de la Pole
  m. Hugh Burnell, 2nd Lord (b c1347, d 27.11.1420)
ii. Anne de la Pole (d 30.03.1412)
  m1. Gerard de Lisle, younger of Kingston Lisle (b c1360, dvpsp 1380/1)
  m2. Robert Thorley of Tybeste, Cornwall
  a. Margaret Thorley (d before 24.11.1433, heir)
  m. (before 17.02.1428/9) Sir Reynold West, 3rd Lord West, 6th Lord La Warr (b 1395, d 27.08.1450/1)
  BE1883 (Pole of Suffolk) mentions only 1 younger son of this generation, Richard (dsp). However, a contributor (RWB, 11.07.08) kindly drew our attention to some research (posted in soc.genealogy,medieval by Lyn Hall) which followed the ownership of Grafton Regis as follows:
  iii. William de la Pole of Grafton Regis (dsp 1390)
  iv. Richard de la Pole of Grafton Regis (b 1377-8, dsp 1403)
  v. Thomas de la Pole of Grafton Regis (b 1377-8, d 08.08.1420)
  m. Anne Cheney
a. Thomas de la Pole (dvm num 08.07.1430)
  b. Katherine de la Pole (d 13/4.10.1488)
  m1. Sir Miles Stapleton of Bedale and Ingham (d 1466)
  m2. (sp) Sir Richard Harcourt of Wytham (d 1487)
  B. Thomas de la Pole
  C. Sir Edmund de la Pole of Boarstall Castle (Buckinghamshire) & Dernford in Sawston (Cambridgeshire), Sheriff of Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire (b c1337, d 31.07/8.1419, Controller of Calais, MP)
  The following (and some other information on his siblings) comes from HoP ('Sir Edmund de la Pole') and connected pages. Thanks to a contributor (DSC, 16.03.13) for drawing our attention to this.
  m1. (before 02.1538) Elizabeth Hadlo (b 05.06.1339, d c1369, dau of Sir Richard Hadlo of Hadlow & Boarstall Castle (by Isabel, dau of Amauri, Lord St. Amand), sister/coheir of Edward)
  i. Elizabeth de la Pole (b 14.07.1362, d 14.12.1403)
  m1. Sir Ingelgram Bruyn of South Ockenden (d 1400)
  m2. (c1401) John Golafre of Fyfield (d 1442, m2. Nicola Devenish, m3. Margaret Heveningham)
  ii. Katherine de la Pole (b 09.03.1369, d before 1415)
  m. Robert James of Wallingford & Boarstall (d 1422)
m2. (c1370) Maud Lovet (d 09.05.1393, dau of John Lovet of Liscombe, widow of Sir Andrew Sackville of Emmington & Buckhurst)
  iii. Sir Walter de la Pole of Sawston, Trumpington, etc., Constable of Ireland, Sheriff of Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire (b 1371, d 02.07.1434, Ambassador, MP)
  m1. (before 11.1387) Elizabeth, heiress of Bradeston (b c1374, d 05.01.1428-9, dau/heir of Sir Thomas de Bradeston, 2nd Lord)
  a. son (dvp)
  b. Margaret de la Pole
  m. Thomas Ingelthorpe or Ingoldisthorpe (son/heir of Sir John)
  m2. (by 05.1428) Margaret Heveningham (dau of Sir John Heveningham, m2. John Golafre of Fyfield)
  iv. daughter
  D. Blanche de la Pole
  m. (before 1352) Richard le Scrope, 1st Lord of Bolton (b 1327, d 30.05.1403)
  E. Katherine de la Pole
  m. Constantine Clifton of Buckenham Castle
  F. Margaret de la Pole
  m. (by 12.1344) Robert de Neville, Sheriff of Yorkshire (d 04.04.1413)
2. Richard de la Pole (a 1338)
  A. William de la Pole of Castle Ashby
  m. Margaret Peverel (dau of John Peverel of Castle Ashby)
  i. Sir John de la Pole of Chrishall
  m. (mcrt 21.10.1362) Joane Cobham (d 1388, dau of John de Cobham, 3rd Lord)
  a. Joane de la Pole, Baroness Cobham (d 13.01.1433-4)
  m1. (before 11.1380) Sir Robert Hemenhale of Norfolk (d 1391)
  (1) William Hemenhale (dsp after 1391)
  m2. (before 1394-5) Sir Reginald Braybroke (d 20.09.1405)
  Their grandson, Edward Brooke, became 6th Lord Cobham.
  m3. (c1406) Sir Nicholas Hawberk (d 09.10.1407)
  (2) John Hawberk (d infant)
  m4. (before 18.07.1408) Sir John Oldcastle, Lord Cobham (d 25.12.1417)
  m5. Sir John Harpeden (d 1458)

Main source(s): BE1883 (Pole of Suffolk)
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