1337, Edmund born in England, d/o 3802372. William de la Pole & 3802373. Katherine de Norwich.
1339, Edmund age 2.
6/5/1339, Elizabeth born at Wotton, Buckinghamshire, England, d/o 3802374. Richard de Haudlo & 3802375. Isabel de Saint Amand.
6/1/1355, Edmund de Haudlo, brother of Elizabeth, died.
6/6/1355, IPM at Buckingham of Edmund de Haudlo: Acle, Brehull and Borstall … All held jointly with Alesia his wife … Elizabeth and Margaret, his sisters, aged 21 years and 15 years respectively, are his heirs. Gloucester … Oxford … Kent … (S) CIsPM.
3/27/1355, Indenture between the king and William de la Pole the elder, knight, witnessing that William has granted to the king by the 2 preceding deeds, 2 yearly rents of 1000 marks and £200, the king grants that if Katherine, William's wife, die during William's life, or if after William's death she make release to the king of the dower which ought to pertain to her … if Edmund de la Pole, William's son, die before he attain to full age … (S) CCRs.
3/1/1356, William de la Pole, the elder, knight, granted to the king … a rent of 200£. … county of York and elsewhere … if Edmund de la Pole, son of the said William, underage, … (S) CPRs.
[––Edmund & Elizabeth––]
Bef. 2/1358, Edmund, of Buckinghamshire and Cambridgeshire, married Elizabeth.
3/12/1358, Elizabeth’s proof of age: At Colingbourn: William de Wyke, aged 44 years, says that she was 18 years of age on 5 June, to wit the feast of St. Boniface last, having been born at Wotton on the feast of St. Boniface … Henry Sturmy, late keeper of the forest of Savernak, at Wotton on St. Boniface to take an inquisition about a trespass in that forest … (S) CIsPM.
1358, Edmund knighted.
5/20/1358, IPM of Edmund de Haudlo … admit the guardians of Elizabeth, wife of Edmund de la Pole, knight, one of the sisters and heirs of Edmund de Haudlo, deceased, tenant in chief, a minor, … (S) CIsPM.
10/25/1358, Edmund of full age … discharges William and his heirs and lands for ever from the 200£. Yearly. (S) CPRs.
6/1/1359, To escheator in the county of Buckingham. Order to cause Edmund de la Pole, knight, and Elizabeth his wife, one of the sisters and heirs of Edmund de Haudlo, tenant in chief, to have seisin of the purparty falling to Elizabeth, retaining in the king's hand the purparty falling to Margaret the other sister and heir of Edmund de Haudlo … Elizabeth his wife, who has proved her age … (S) CCRs.
1361, Elizabeth’s mother died.
10/24/1361, Writ for IPM of Isabel de Haudlo, late the wife of Richard de Hudlo. Oxford: Hedyndon. A messuage … held for life in joint feoffment with Richard de Haudlo, her first husband, of the inheritance of his daughters and heirs, to wit, Margaret, married to John de Appulby, and Elizabeth, married to Edmund de la Pole. … She died on Friday before St. Luke last. The aforesaid Margaret, aged 26 years, and Elizabeth, aged 21 years and more, daughters of the said Richard and Isabel, are their heirs. Gloucester: … Kent: … (S) CIsPM.
11/30/1362, The king assigned to Edmund de la Pole and Elizabeth his wife, lands late of Richard de Haudlo and Edmund de Haudlo, his son and heir, both deceased, who held in chief, and out of the lands which Isabel, late the wife of the said Richard, held for life as dower … of the inheritiance of Margaret, wife of John de Appleby, and Elizabeth, wife of Edmund de la Pole, daughters of the said Richard, and sisters and heirs of Edmund de Haudlo, … . (S) CPRs.
1/30/1366, Edmund de la Pole, ‘chivaler,’ staying beyond the seas, … (S) CPRs.
6/22/1366, Edmund’s father died, his brother Michael the heir.
7/15/1366, … [essentially a restatement of 1362 assignment] … the king has recovered against the said Edmund and Elizabeth by process in chancer the manors of Tremworth and Vanne … the said John and Margaret have been adjudged to satisfy Edmund and Elizabeth as to a moiety of the lands so recovered … (S) CPRs.
5/28/1367, Edmund de la Pole, ‘chivaler,’ going beyond the seas with the king’s licnece, has letters nominating … his attorneys in England for one year. (S) CPRs.
1369, Berford’s manor settled it on Catherine, widow of Sir Will. de la Pole, senior, Knt. and Sir Edmund de la Pole, Knt. their son. (S) Topo. Hist. of Norfolk, V5, Cringleford, 1806.
8/5/1370, Commission to Roger de Northwych, … county of Norfolk touching evildoers who broke a mill of Katherine, late the wife of William de la Pole, and Edmund de la Pole, ‘chivaler,’ at Cryngilford, took away their goods, and assaulted their men and servants. (S) CPRs.
Bef. 1/1371, Elizabeth died.
5/23/1373, Indenture made between Sir Michael de la Pole, Sir Richard Lescrope, Sir Edmund de la Pole, … of the one part and Sir Warin de Isle of the other part, being a defeasance of the yearly rent of 100 marks … (S) CCRs.
12/6/1374 at Borstall, Bucks, … Witnesses: Sir Fulk de Bermyngham, Sir Edmund de la Pole knights, Walter de Clopton, Peter atte Wode, … (S) CCRs.
[––Edmund & Maud––]
By 1376, Edmund married Maud Lovett, widow of Andrew Sackville, d/o John. [1 son, 1 daughter.]
12/1376, Charter of William de Thorp knight, by licence of the king giving with warranty to Sir Edmund de la Pole knight, Maud his wife and Walter their son. (S) CCRs.
6/21/1377, Richard II, age 10, succeeded Edward III as King of England.
10/17/1377, To the collectors of customs in the port of Kyngeston upon Hull … custom in that port to pay to Michael de la Pole 400 marks a year, …; as William de la Pole the elder deceased surrendered to the late king the manor of Bristwyk co. York, and made a quitclaim …, releasing 260 marks of yearly rent … and because Thomas de la Pole and Edmund de la Pole sons of the said William likewise surrendered the manor of Kayngham co. York, … the said William and Michael his son and to their heirs 400 marks of yearly rent to be taken of the said ancient custom. (S) CCRs.
11/23/1381 at London, Katherine who was wife of Sir William de la Pole knight and Edmund de la Pole knight his son to Sir Robert Marny knight. General release of all personal actions etc. for covenant, debt, account, trespass etc. (S) CCRs.
1/28/1382, Edmund’s mother Katherine died; sons Michael and Edmund her executors of her will.
11/9/1384, … going on the king’s service in the company of Edmund de la Pole, captain of the castle of Calais; … (S) CPRs.
7/16/1377, Richard II crowned king of England.
1384-85, “Michael de la Pole the elder, knight to Richard Lescrop and Edmund de la Pole, knights.” (S) UKNA.
[––Michael, earl of Sufflok, brother of Edmund––]
1385, Michael de la Pole [Edmund’s brother] created earl of Suffolk.
1386-88, “Account book of Edmund Pole, controller of Calais. France.” (S) UKNA.
11/1387, Accused of treason by the Lords Appellant, Michael de la Pole, Earl of Suffolk, fled to his brother Edmund, Captain of Calais. (S) The Age of Richard II, Gillespie, 1997, P174.
2/1388, at the “Merciless Parliament”, Michael de la Pole, earl of Suffolk, and others declared guilty of high treason by the House of Peers.
1/9/1390, “By Michael De la Pole, miles, son and heir of Michael de la Pole, Earl of Suffolk … St. on the west and the river Hull on the east. Rent: £15. 6s. 8d. Witnesses: Lord Edmund de la Pole, miles; …” (S) UKNA.
1391, Michael de la Pole, Earl of Suffolk, died in France; his son Michael succeeding.
6/9/1392, Maud died.
6/20/1392, Writ for IPM of Maud, late the wife of Edmund de la Pole, Knight. Essex: … She died on 9 June last. Walter de la Pole, knight, aged 22 years and more, is her son and heir. (S) CIsPM.
1/11/1393, “Richard Le Scrope, knight, Edmund de la Pole, knight … reversion of these lands was granted to them by Michael de la Pole [late Earl of Suffolk] in 8 Richard II.” (S) UKNA.
1/13/1394, John James and Robert James, querents, ..., and Ingram Bruyn and Elizabeth, his wife, deforciants. A moiety of the manors of Borstall', Adyngraue and Ocle and of 14 messuages ... Ingram and Elizabeth granted for themselves and the heirs of Elizabeth that the moieties of the manors, of 33 messuages, ... - which Edmund de La Pole, knight, held for life of the inheritance of Elizabeth in the aforesaid vills on the day the agreement was made. (S) Feet of Fines, CP 25/1/290/57, no. 268.
2/15/1395, Edmund de la Pole, knight, and Thomas Hasilden paid £9 12s. for 24 days at parliament representing Cambridgeshire. (S) CCRs.
9/29/1399, Imprisoned Richard II resigned as king of England.
10/13/1399, Henry IV crowned king of England.
5/8/1400, Exemption for life of Edmund de la Pole, ‘chivaler’, who is of the age of 63 years and so languid that he cannot labour, as he says, from being put on assizes … against his will. (S) CPRs.
5/12/1402, Sir Edmund witness a deed at Horset, Cambridgeshire. (S) CCRs.
11/8/1408, Licence, for 40 marks … by Michael de la Pole, earl of Suffolk, Edmund de la Pole, ‘chivaler,’ … in Hesill, … not held of the king … hospital called ‘le Maisondieu’ of Miton by Kyngeston on Hull in aid. (S) CPRs.
4/9/1413, Henry V crowned king of England.
7/7/1414, Licence, for £10 Paid … Edmund de la Pole, ‘chivaler,’ for him to enfeoff Edmund de la Pole, esquire, and Margaret his wife … of his manor of Crtyng St. Olave, co. Suffolk. (S) CPRs.
8/3/1419, Edmund died.
8/25/1419, Order to the escheators of Oxford and Buckingham to take in the king’s hand the land of Edmund Pole,' chivaler ', and to make inquisition into the lands and heir. (S) CFRs.
9/2/1419, To escheator in Oxfordshire … Order to take the fealty of Robert James, and to give him and Katherine his wife livery of a moiety of the manor of Musewelle, 20 messuages and 2 carucates of land in Hedyngdoun, and the issues thereof taken … Edmund Pole knight at his death held the said manor, messuages and land by the courtesy of England after the death of Elizabeth his wife in her right, that he had issue by her Elizabeth (now deceased) and Katherine her daughters and heirs, that Ingram Bruyn took to wife Elizabeth the daughter, and Robert James, Katherine … (S) CCRs.
10/18/1419, To mayor of the city of London and escheator therein … Edmund Pole knight at his death held the same jointly with them by demise and feoffment of John Dyngle … a tenement and 12d. of yearly rent in London in the parish of St. Dunstan and late in the parish of Allhallows 'Berkyngcherche' towards the Tower of London, to them and their heirs by name of Edmund de la Pole the elder, Walter de la Pole his son knights, … (S) CCRs.
(S) A Gen. and Heraldic Hist. …, 1835, Burke, P205. (S) Magna Carta Ancestry, P412. (S) English Merchants, Bourne, 1866, P69.
Children of Edmund and Elizabeth:
i. Elizabeth de la Pole (950593), born 7/14/1362 in England.
ii. Katherine de la Pole, born ? in England.
Katherine married Robert James.
1397, Robert settled half of the manor of Rush on Katherine. (S) Hist. of Berkshire, V3, Liberty of Clapcot, 1923.
1431-32, Robert died. [1 daughter Christine.]