POLE FAMILY

Geoffrey POLE (Sir)

Born: ABT 1430/31, Worrell, Cheshire, England

Acceded: Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England

Died: 1474

Buried: Monastery of Bisham, Berkshire, England

Father: Richard POLE

Mother: ¿?

Married: Edith St. JOHN ABT 1461

Children:

1. Richard POLE (Sir Knight)

2. Eleanor POLE

Married 2: Bona DANVERS AFT 1464

Children:

3. Eleanor POLE


Eleanor POLE

Born: ABT 1463, Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England

Notes: as Lady Verney, was a waiting gentlewoman to both Elizabeth of York and Catalina of Aragon. She was one of Elizabeth of York’s favorite ladies. She was also, as the daughter of one of Margaret Beaufort’s half sisters, a cousin to Henry VII and his children.

Father: Geoffrey POLE (Sir)

Mother: Edith St. JOHN

Married: Ralph VERNEY ABT 1477, Fleet Marston, Buckinghamshire, England

Children:

1. John VERNEY


Richard POLE (Sir Knight)

Born: ABT 1462, Isleworth, Middlesex, England

Died: BEF 18 Dec 1505, England

Died: 1505

Notes: Knight of the Garter. Stammtafeln says died 1525.

Father: Geoffrey POLE (Sir)

Mother: Edith St. JOHN

Married 1: Alice LANGFORD ABT 1482

Married 2: Margaret PLANTAGENET (C. Salisbury) 22 Sep 1494

Children:

1. Henry POLE (1° B. Montagu)

2. Reginald POLE (Cardinal)

3. Geoffrey POLE (Sir)

4. Arthur POLE (Sir)

5. Ursula POLE


Reginald POLE (Cardinal)

Born: Mar 1500, Stourton Castle, Staffordshire, England

Died: 17 Nov 1558, Lambeth Palace, London, Middlesex, England

Notes: See his Biography.

Father: Richard POLE (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret PLANTAGENET (C. Salisbury)


Ursula POLE

Born: 1504, Isleworth, Middlesex, England

Died: 12 Aug 1570, England

Notes: See her Biography.

Father: Richard POLE (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret PLANTAGENET (C. Salisbury)

Married: Henry STAFFORD (1° B. Stafford) 16 Feb 1518/9, England

Children:

1. Henry STAFFORD (2° B. Stafford)

2. Edward STAFFORD (3° B. Stafford)

3. Richard STAFFORD

4. Thomas STAFFORD

5. Walter STAFFORD

6. William STAFFORD

7. Elizabeth STAFFORD

8. Dorothy STAFFORD

9. Anne STAFFORD

10. Susanna STAFFORD

11. Jane STAFFORD


Henry POLE (1° B. Montagu)

Born: 1492, Ellesborough, Buckinghamshire, England

Died: 9 Jan 1539, Tower Hill, London, Middlesex, England

Notes: See his Biography.

Father: Richard POLE (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret PLANTAGENET (C. Salisbury)

Married: Jane NEVILLE May 1510, England

Children:

1. Catherine POLE (C. Huntingdon)

2. Thomas POLE

3. Henry POLE

3. Winifred POLE


Thomas POLE

Died: BEF 1526

Father: Henry POLE (1° B. Montagu)

Mother: Jane NEVILLE

Married: Elizabeth WINGFIELD


Catherine POLE (C. Huntingdon)

Born: 1508

Died: 23 Sep 1576

Notes: See her Biography.

Father: Henry POLE (1° B. Montagu)

Mother: Jane NEVILLE

Married: Francis HASTINGS (2º E. Huntingdon) 25 Jun 1532, Ashby, Leicestershire, England

Children:

1. Henry HASTINGS (3º E. Huntingdon)

2. George HASTINGS (4º E. Huntingdon)

3. Edward HASTINGS (Sir)

4. Catherine HASTINGS (C. Lincoln)

5. Frances Anne HASTINGS (B. Compton)

6. Walter HASTINGS

7. Elizabeth HASTINGS (C. Worcester)

8. Anne HASTINGS

9. Francis HASTINGS

10. Mary HASTINGS

11. William HASTINGS


Henry POLE

Born: ABT 1521, Ellesborough, Buckinghamshire, England

Died: AFT Sep 1542

Notes: Under age 1539.

Father: Henry POLE (1° B. Montagu)

Mother: Jane NEVILLE

¿Married: Margaret NEVILLE ABT 1541?


Winifred POLE

Born: 1525, Ellesborough, Buckinghamshire, England

Father: Henry POLE (1° B. Montagu)

Mother: Jane NEVILLE

Married 1: Thomas HASTINGS (Sir) ABT 1534, Ellesborough, Buckinghamshire, England

Married 2: Thomas BARRINGTON (Esq.) BEF 1570, Ellesborough, Buckingham, England

Children:

1. Catherine BARRINGTON

2. Francis BARRINGTON (Sir Knight)

3. John BARRINGTON


Geoffrey POLE (Sir)

Born: ABT 1494/1501, Lordington, Sussex, England

Acceded: Lordingham, Sussex, England

Died: 1558

Notes: See his Biography.

Father: Richard POLE (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret PLANTAGENET (C. Salisbury)

Married: Constance PAKENHAM (d. 1570) (dau. of Sir John Packenham) ABT 1524

Children:

1. Arthur POLE

2. Thomas POLE

3. Edmund POLE

4. Geoffrey POLE of Lordington

5. Henry POLE

6. Catherine POLE

7. Catherine POLE

8. Elizabeth POLE

9. Mary POLE

10. Margaret POLE

11. Anne POLE


Arthur POLE

Born: 1531

Died: ABT 1570

Notes: He was sentenced to death in the reign of Elizabeth I, being implicated in a plot to release Mary, Queen of Scots. Because of his royal blood, the Queen spared him from execution but not imprisonment. Died in the Tower of London as a prisoner.

Father: Geoffrey POLE (Sir)

Mother: Constance PAKENHAM

Married: Mary HOLLAND (dau. of Sir Richard Holland of Denton) ABT 1563


Thomas POLE

Died: 1570

Father: Geoffrey POLE (Sir)

Mother: Constance PAKENHAM

Married: Mary LEWES (d. 1576) (dau. of Francis Lewes)


Edmund POLE

Born: 1541

Died: 1570

Notes: Died in the Tower of London as a prisoner.

Father: Geoffrey POLE (Sir)

Mother: Constance PAKENHAM


Elizabeth POLE

Father: Geoffrey POLE (Sir)

Mother: Constance PAKENHAM

Married: William NEVILLE of Torksey ABT 1546, Lerdington, Sussex, England

Children:

1. William NEVILLE

2. Margaret NEVILLE


Anne POLE

Father: Geoffrey POLE (Sir)

Mother: Constance PAKENHAM

Married: Thomas HILDERSHAM of Tetsworth


Catherine POLE

Father: Geoffrey POLE (Sir)

Mother: Constance PAKENHAM

Married: Anthony FORTESCUE (Sir) ABT 1558

Children:

1. Anthony FORTESCUE

2. John FORTESCUE

3. George FORTESCUE


Mary POLE

Notes: Educated at Nunnaminster Abbey, in Winchester. Among her twenty six companions was Bridget Plantagenet, dau. of Arthur Plantagenet, Lord Lisle, and other ladies of equally high birth.

Father: Geoffrey POLE (Sir)

Mother: Constance PAKENHAM

Married: William CUFFORD

Children:

1. Alexander CUFFORD (m. Jane Walle)

2. Anthony CUFFORD (m. Dau. Spencer)

3. Mary CUFFORD (m. William Ward)


Margaret POLE

Father: Geoffrey POLE (Sir)

Mother: Constance PAKENHAM

Married: Walter WINDSOR (Hon.)

Children:

1. Edward WINDSOR

2. William WINDSOR

3. Winifred WINDSOR


Geoffrey POLE of Lordington

Born: 1546

Died: ABT 1591, Antwerp

Father: Geoffrey POLE (Sir)

Mother: Constance PAKENHAM

Married: Catherine DUTTON ABT 1573

Children:

1. Arthur POLE

2. Geoffrey POLE of Lordington

3. Jane POLE

4. Catherine POLE

5. Constance POLE

6. Martha POLE

7. Mary POLE


Geoffrey POLE of Lordington

Born: ABT 1577

Died: 1619

Notes: assassinated in Rome.

Father: Geoffrey POLE of Lordington

Mother: Catherine DUTTON


Arthur POLE

Born: ABT 1575

Died: 1605

Notes: assassinated in Rome.

Father: Geoffrey POLE of Lordington

Mother: Catherine DUTTON


Arthur POLE (Sir)

Born: ABT 1502, Sussex, England

Died: 1535

Notes: Lord of the Manor of Broadhurst, Sussex. When Arthur died, his mother did not wish his widow to remarry, and so deprive the family of her great fortune. Lady Salisbury and her son, Lord Montague, bethought themselves of a good way out of the difficulty. They forced the widow to become a novice. The lady had no wish to proceed farther in the religious life, so she betook herself to William Barlow, the new Bishop of St. Asaph, who was residing in his priory of Bisham, where the Poles had one of their country houses. She said to Bishop Barlow, 'Can I leave the veil at pleasure?'; 'Yes, for all religious persons have a time of probation. You are only a novice and could leave your nun's weeds at your pleasure. I bind you no further...', he said. The lady took the bishop's advice, and married Sir William Barentyne. A few years later (1543), in fear of being prosecuted under the Act of the Six Articles, she and her husband were obliged to procure an Act of Parliament to declare their children legitimate.

Father: Richard POLE (Sir Knight)

Mother: Margaret PLANTAGENET (C. Salisbury)

Married: Jane LEWKNOR (dau. of Sir Roger Lewknor of Dedisham and Bodiam and Eleanor Touchet) ABT 1526 (w.1 of Christopher Pickering  - m.3 Sir William Barentyn)

Children:

1. Henry POLE

2. Mary POLE

3. Margaret POLE


Mary POLE

Father: Arthur POLE (Sir)

Mother: Jane LEWKNOR

Married: John STANLEY (Sir)


Margaret POLE

Father: Arthur POLE (Sir)

Mother: Jane LEWKNOR

Married: Thomas FITZHERBERT (Sir)


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