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Michael De La Pole
Birth: 1367
Death: Sep. 17, 1415

English Nobility. 2nd Earl of Suffolk. His father was a former Lord Chancellor of England who died in exile in 1389 after being accused of treason, and was stripped of all his titles. The Earldom of Suffolk was restored to Michael in 1398 but he never succeeded in gaining back all the family estates. He regularly attended Parliament, though his political ambitions were largely confined to his native East Anglia. From 1399 he was a justice of the peace in Suffolk and Norfolk. In 1415, he and his eldest son Michael brought 40 men-at-arms and 120 archers with them on Henry V's French campaign. He died of dysentery during the Siege of Harfleur and the king immediately had his body shipped back to England for burial. His tomb at St. Andrew's in Wingfield features rare surviving examples of medieval funeral effigies carved in wood. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
 
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 Parents:
  Michael de la Pole (1330 - 1389)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine De Stafford De La Pole (1376 - 1419)*
 
 Children:
  Michael De La Pole (1394 - 1415)*
  Isabel De La Pole Morley (1396 - 1467)*
  William de la Pole (1396 - 1450)*
  Thomas de la Pole (1400 - 1433)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
St Andrew Churchyard
Wingfield
Mid Suffolk District
Suffolk, England
 
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Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
Record added: Jun 19, 2009
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- Darlene Shea
 Added: Sep. 4, 2014
Remembering Michael de la Pole my 16th Great Grandfather
- Padg
 Added: Aug. 23, 2014

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