BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM "JACKANAPES" POLE 1ST DUKE SUFFOLK 1396-1450

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On 16 Oct 1396 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk was born to Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk and Katherine Stafford at Cotton

In 1415 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk was wounded at Harfleur during the Siege of Harfleur: England

On 25 Oct 1415 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk succeeded 4th Earl Suffolk (3C 1385)

In 1421 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk was appointed 139th Knight Garter: Henry V

In 1429 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk commanded at Orleans during the Siege of Orleans

On 11 Jun 1429 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk surrendered at Jargeau during the Battle of Jargeau: France

On 11 Nov 1430 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk and Alice Chaucer were married

In 1431 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk was ransomed

In 1434 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk was appointed as Constable Wallingford Castle

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

In 1444 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk was created 1st Marquess Suffolk (1C)

In 1447 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk was appointed as Admiral England

In 1447 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk was created 1st Earl Pembroke (6C 1447)

In 1448 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk was created 1st Duke Suffolk (1C 1448)

On 28 Jan 1450 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk was imprisoned at Tower of London

Before 01 May 1450 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk exiled for five years for having lost the English possessions in Northern France including Anjou and Maine which were part of Margaret of Anjou's wedding settlement

On 01 May 1450 William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk was beheaded at sea his ship having been intercepted by the Nicholas of the Tower.

ANCESTRY

Father: Michael Pole 2nd Earl Suffolk

GrandFather: Michael Pole 1st Earl Suffolk

2G GrandFather: William Pole

3G GrandFather: William Pole

2G GrandMother: Katherine Norwich

GrandMother: Katherine Wingfield

2G GrandFather: John Wingfield

3G GrandFather: John Wingfield

Mother: Katherine Stafford

GrandFather: Hugh Stafford 2nd Earl Stafford

2G GrandFather: Ralph Stafford 1st Earl Stafford

3G GrandFather: Edmund Stafford 1st Baron Stafford

4G GrandFather: Nicholas Stafford

5G GrandFather: Robert Stafford

5G GrandMother: Alice Corbet

4G GrandMother: Eleanor Clinton

3G GrandMother: Margaret Basset

2G GrandMother: Margaret Audley 2nd Baron Audley

3G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Earl Gloucester

4G GrandFather: Hugh Audley 1st Baron Audley

5G GrandFather: James Audley

5G GrandMother: Ela Longespée

4G GrandMother: Isolde Mortimer

5G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore

5G GrandMother: Margaret Fiennes

3G GrandMother: Margaret Clare

4G GrandFather: Gilbert "Red Earl" Clare 6th Earl Hertford, 7th Earl Gloucester

5G GrandFather: Richard Clare 5th Earl Hertford, 6th Earl Gloucester

5G GrandMother: Maud Lacy

4G GrandMother: Joan Plantagenet

5G GrandFather: Edward "Longshanks" I King England

5G GrandMother: Eleanor Ivrea

GrandMother: Philippa Beauchamp

2G GrandFather: Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick

3G GrandFather: Guy Beauchamp 10th Earl Warwick

4G GrandFather: William Beauchamp 9th Earl Warwick

5G GrandFather: William Beauchamp

5G GrandMother: Isabel Maudit

4G GrandMother: Maud Fitzjohn

5G GrandFather: John Fitzpeter

5G GrandMother: Isabel Bigod

3G GrandMother: Alice Tosny

4G GrandFather: Roger Tosny

5G GrandFather: Ralph Tosny

5G GrandMother: Petronilla Lacy

4G GrandMother: Alice Bohun

5G GrandFather: Humphrey Bohun 2nd Earl Hereford, 1st Earl Essex

5G GrandMother: Matilda Lusignan

2G GrandMother: Katherine Mortimer

3G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Earl March

4G GrandFather: Edmund Mortimer 2nd Baron Mortimer Wigmore

5G GrandFather: Roger Mortimer 1st Baron Mortimer Wigmore

5G GrandMother: Maud Braose

4G GrandMother: Margaret Fiennes

5G GrandFather: William Fiennes

5G GrandMother: Blanche Beaumont

3G GrandMother: Joan Geneville

4G GrandFather: Piers Geneville

5G GrandFather: Geoffrey Geneville

5G GrandMother: Maud Lacy

4G GrandMother: Jeanne Lusignan

5G GrandFather: Hugh Lusignan

5G GrandMother: Jeanne Fougères