BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN POLE 2ND DUKE SUFFOLK 1442-1492

GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree: POLE

Descent English Royalty: 5G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England

Descent French Royalty: 9G Grandson Louis VII King Franks

Descent Royal House of Wessex: 12G Grandson Edmund "Ironside" I King England

EVENTS

On 27 Sep 1442 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk was born to William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk (45) and Alice Chaucer (38)

On 07 Feb 1450 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (7) and Margaret Beaufort (6) were married

On 01 May 1450 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (7) succeeded 2nd Marquess Suffolk (1C), 5th Earl Suffolk (3C 1385)

On Feb 1453 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (10) escorted Margaret Beaufort (9)

Before Feb 1458 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk and Elizabeth York were married

Around 1462 John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (19) and Elizabeth York (17)

On 23 Mar 1463 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (20) was restored as 2nd Duke Suffolk (1C 1448)

Before 1464 Geoffrey Pole was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk and Elizabeth York

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

In 1466 Edward Pole was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (23) and Elizabeth York (21)

In 1468 Elizabeth Pole was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (25) and Elizabeth York (23)

In 1471 Edmund Pole 3rd Duke Suffolk was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (28) and Elizabeth York (26)

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

In 1472 Dorothy Pole was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (29) and Elizabeth York (27)

In 1474 Humphrey Pole was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (31) and Elizabeth York (29)

In 1476 Anne Pole was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (33) and Elizabeth York (31)

In 1477 Catherine Pole was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (34) and Elizabeth York (32)

In 1478 William Pole was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (35) and Elizabeth York (33)

In 1480 Richard Pole was born to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (37) and Elizabeth York (35)

On 06 Jul 1483 Richard III King England (30) was crowned III King England: Plantagenet York by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier (65) at Westminster Abbey. Anne Neville Queen Consort England (27) was appointed as Queen Consort England. John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (58) was appointed as Lord High Steward. William Brandon (58) , Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel (33) , Thomas St Leger (43) , Richard Hastings 9th Baron Willoughby Eresby (50) , Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England (46) , Elizabeth York (39) , Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney (32) and Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland (59) attended. Robert Dymoke (22) attended as the Kings' Champion. Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent (66) carried The Pointed Sword of Justice. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk (40) carried the Crown. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell (27) carried the Third Sword of State. John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (40) carried the Sceptre. John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln (21) carried the Cross and Ball. Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham (28) carried the king's train. Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire (13) bore the Queen's Crown. Thomas King Mann (48) carried the Lord High Constable's Mace. Margaret Beaufort (40) held Queen Anne's train. Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland (5) carried The Blunt Sword of Mercy. Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby (30) was appointed as Knight of the Bath. [Coronation of Richard III]

On 29 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland (28) processed from Tower 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 King Mann (50) , John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln (23) , John Vere 13th Earl Oxford (43) and William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley (59) . Following behind were the only two Dukes: Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford (53) , created the day before, and John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk (43) . [Coronation of Henry VII]

Before 27 Oct 1492 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk died

Before 27 Oct 1492 John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk was buried at Wingfield

After 1503. Monument to John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk and Elizabeth York. 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. [Monument to John Pole Duke Suffolk 1442-1492 and Elizabeth York 1444-1503]

ANCESTRY

Father: William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk (4G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

GrandFather: Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk

1G GrandFather: Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk

2G GrandFather: William Pole

3G GrandFather: William Pole

2G GrandMother: Katherine Norwich

1G GrandMother: Katherine Wingfield

2G GrandFather: John Wingfield

3G GrandFather: John Wingfield

GrandMother: Katherine Stafford (3G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandFather: Hugh Stafford 2nd Earl Stafford (2G Grandson Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford (7G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford

4G GrandFather: Nicholas Stafford

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Clinton

3G GrandMother: Margaret Basset (6G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Ralph Basset 1st Baron Basset Drayton (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Margaret Audley 2nd Baroness Audley Stratton Audley (1G Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester (3G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley Stratton Audley (2G Grandson Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

4G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandMother: Margaret Clare (Granddaughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 7th Earl Gloucester, 6th Earl Hertford (4G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Joan of Acre (Daughter Edward "Longshanks" I King England)

1G GrandMother: Philippa Beauchamp (5G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick (5G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick

4G GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick

4G GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn

3G GrandMother: Alice Tosny (4G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Roger Tosny (3G Grandson Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Alice Bohun

2G GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March (3G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore (2G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandMother: Margaret Fiennes (4G Granddaughter Henry "Curtmantle" II King England)

3G GrandMother: Joan Geneville Baroness Geneville (7G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Piers Geneville

4G GrandMother: Jeanne Lusignan (6G Granddaughter Henry "Beauclearc" I King England)

Mother: Alice Chaucer (8G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

GrandFather: Thomas Chaucer

1G GrandFather: Geoffrey Chaucer

1G GrandMother: Philippa Roet

2G GrandFather: Giles "Payne" Roet

GrandMother: Maud Burghesh (7G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

1G GrandFather: John Burghesh (6G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandFather: John Burghesh (5G Grandson John "Lackland" I King England)

3G GrandFather: Bartholomew "The Elder" Burghesh 1st Baron Burghesh

4G GrandFather: Robert Burghesh 1st Baron Burghesh

4G GrandMother: Maud Badlesmere

3G GrandMother: Elizabeth Verdun (4G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

4G GrandFather: Theobald Verdun 2nd Lord Verdun

4G GrandMother: Maud Mortimer (3G Granddaughter John "Lackland" I King England)

2G GrandMother: Maud Tendring

1G GrandMother: Ismania Hanham

2G GrandFather: Simon Hanham