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Michael De La Pole
Birth: 1367
Death: Sep. 17, 1415
Departement de la Seine-Maritime
Haute-Normandie, France

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) 
Family links: 
  Michael de la Pole (1330 - 1389)
  Catherine De Stafford De La Pole (1376 - 1419)*
  Michael De La Pole (1394 - 1415)*
  William de la Pole (1396 - 1450)*
  Isabel De La Pole Morley (1396 - 1467)*
  Thomas de la Pole (1400 - 1433)*
*Calculated relationship
St Andrew Churchyard
Mid Suffolk District
Suffolk, England
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Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
Record added: Jun 19, 2009
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For my 17th Great Grandfather by two of his children.
- Padg
 Added: Aug. 2, 2017
Rest In Peace.
- Ninevin 🌻
 Added: Jul. 29, 2017

- Nancy
 Added: Dec. 18, 2016
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