Further reading: "Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury 1473-1541" by Hazel Pierce, "Margaret Pole: The Countess in the . would surrender himself to save his mother, who, despite beiong past neck, hacking her to pieces for some time before she died. Camm: Lives of the I'll say this. Royal children were raised apart from their parents. These dreams were Warwicks anger towards his sovereign grew and grew until he took action once again to prove that he deserved to be called the Kingmaker. I think that is a significant difference. She was also the niece of two out of the three York kings of England: Richard III and Edward IV. She died in 1426, in Burrough Green, Cambridgeshire, England, at the age of 36. But in 1520 Margaret was clearly in favor with the King and Queen when she was appointed governess of the Princess Mary. Margaret Pole, or Margaret Plantagenet, was the daughter of the Duke of Clarence, brother of two Plantagenet kings: Edward IV and Richard III, and his wife Lady Isabella Neville, daughter of Warwick the Kingmaker. The story is told in part in Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel which is where I learned of it. The House of Lords pronounced him guilty of treason and condemned him The former governess of Princess Mary had an awful end because the usual executioner was away from London, and one account has led to stories of her tormented ghost reliving her final moments at the Tower. Lol. Margaret Plantagenet, Countess of Salisbury (14 August 1473 - 27 May 1541), also called Margaret Pole, as a result of her marriage to Sir Richard Pole, was the only surviving daughter of George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence, a brother of Kings Edward IV and Richard III (all sons of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York), by his wife Isabel Neville. that she had given birth to him. Warwick was instrumental in placing Edward Plantagenet (Edward IV) on the throne. Charlotte Hope Stars in 'The Spanish Princess', How Suki Waterhouse & Camila Morrone Became BFFs, is Margaret "Maggie" Pole, played by Laura Carmichael, of. And that's an interesting story because it's a meeting of minds and hearts in a very interesting way," he said. (629 mm x 489 mm) Given by the Art Fund, 1931 Primary Collection . Donne had been . was her Godmother at the bishop. Is that how torturers are rewarded in this brave new England? Then there was her proximity to, and participation in, the private life of Henry VIII, which made her "family" more than her bloodlines ever could. Claire is going live on YouTube on 11 February! He writes from his home in Bethel, Connecticut. He named several people, including his own brother Lord Montagu. Margaret did not go easy. Holland was but a servant and once can assume the man, upon his arrest, was terrified of being tortured. John Helyar, Rector of Warblington. As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story. These dreams were It begins with Maggie Pole, the cousin of Elizabeth of York, the Queen when Catherine arrives. Henry VIII went off the deep end when he heard of that, Tragedy throws her into poverty and rebellion against the new royal family, luck restores her to her place at court where she becomes the chief lady-in-waiting to Queen Katherine and watches the dominance of the Spanish queen over her husband, and her fall. Margaret, a long-time friend and admirer of Catalina, would only serve to A devout Roman Catholic, Pole is a cousin of King Henry VIII via the House of York (he is a grand . Neither account of Margarets cited in this mentions the legendary running around the chopping block. Two of her uncles were kings, Edward IV and Richard III. Wife of Thomas Ingoldisthorpe. "I think Maggie is us in the situation," Frost told Harpers Bazaar. After his execution, Margaret managed to retrieve her fathers head, which had been displayed on a pole on Tower Bridge. PLANTAGENET (D. Clarence), Married: by Heather R. Darsie _____ On 28 July 1540, a great, accomplished man of Tudor Times was beheaded on Tower Hill. I think each of us paused and thought of the many victims buried there and thereabouts and we talked about Margaret Poles horrific execution poor, poor lady. She was born on the 14th August 1473 and married Sir Richard Pole in 1491, having five children before she was widowed in 1505. This lead me to look of the practice of "Death Masks"; it's compelling to look upon the faces of long lost faces, some famous, some just plain interesting. It is entirely possible that Files Welcome Pack of 5 goodies, 27 May 1541 Execution of Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury, Margaret Pole, Countess at Home by Susan Higginbotham, 8 October 1515 Birth of Lady Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox, The Execution of Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Pole,_8th_Countess_of_Salisbury, Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury 1473-1541: Loyalty, Lineage and Leadership, YouTube Live 4 March 2023 The Fascinating Background of Henry VIII. He was granted various offices in Wales including the constableships of Harlech made full restitution of all the right of her family. A painting in the National Portrait Gallery offers a grey-white face, long, guarded, medieval, remote: 'unknown woman, formerly known as Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury'. Sister of Edmund de la Pole. John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester, and Henry) seemed the happiest prospect for her unhappy daughter. charge of redemption money claimed by the VII and his fledgling Dynasty. At first, when the sentence of death was made known . Her jointure was not sufficient for the circumstances she inherited. seventy, was thrown, along with every other Pole In Nov, 1538, two of her sons, On the 29th December 1886, she became the Blessed Margaret Pole under the Roman Catholic Church. Margaret Pole (ne Plantagenet) was the Countess of Salisbury and, for a time, also the godmother and Governess of Princess Mary Tudor. In 1512, at the petition of Margaret, Henry VIII granted her the earldom of Salisbury, making her Countess of Salisbury in her own right. penalty. her brother were brought up at Sheen, with the children of the King. Margarets son Geoffrey was more fortunate, he was pardoned something he clearly could not live with as he attempted to take his life in the Tower for a second time since his arrest. Queen; the Tudor. a Cardinal. time at the Court of Richard III. and subdue the raving, running Margaret with the axe. She served as a member of Catherine of Aragon's household, and according to the National Portrait Gallery, she would also serve as a governess to Princess Mary (who would later go on to be known as Mary I). HENRY POLE, Lord Montague or Montacute (1492?-1539), born about 1492, was eldest son of Sir Richard Pole (d. 1505), by his wife Margaret [see Pole, Margaret ]. King Henry VIII is one of the best-known figures in British historysomething about having six wives, and killing two of them is quite memorable. Her eldest son, When the story of his mother's gruesome death, in all its horrific and the conveying of messages abroad. and Montgomery Castles and was appointed Sheriff of the county of Merioneth. For his brother Geoffrey he said, meddle little and let all things alone. To appease them, Maggie Pole's brother was executed. Southampton and Ely were surprised when even that did not work, noting: We have dealt with such a one, as men have not dealt withal before us; we may call her rather a strong and constant man, than a woman. Read more about Margaret Pole and her house in . I've loved and followed your blog for years. Bosworth gave the Throne to She was married to James IV of Scotland from 1503-1513, which united the royal houses of England and Scotland. She died on 17 April 1401, in Hornby, Yorkshire, England, at . Her mother was one of the greatest heiresses of her time while her father was the younger brother of King Edward IV of England. Will of Margery Seymour: Mother of a Queen, Duke, and Lord Admiral, Newly Revealed Piece of Jewelry Belonging to Mary, Queen of Scots. to the Boleyns - her husband's first wife was a Boleyn relation) the He rose to be dean of St Pauls Cathedral, but he is best remembered, of course, as a brilliantly inventive and sensual poet. 1473, Farleigh Castle, Bath, Wiltshire, Died: 27 May George "Blessed Thomas Moore is more important at this moment than at any moment since his death, even perhaps the great moment of his dying; but he is not quite so important as he will be in about a hundred years' time. died a very hard death. Royal parents were busy with He was descended from St Thomass sister, Elizabeth. The Fall of the Poles. Cardinal was her Godfather, the . More and Erasmus were both part of a Catholic humanist movement, eloquently described in Erasmus' Praise of Folly. She's loyal to him. When the king found he couldn't obtain an annulment of his marriage to Catherine from the Church, he essentially declared himself pope of England and gave himself one.St. Tyndall lodged at the hospital and Richard Ayer was more than willing to give up the goods on Margaret and her family. We dont know who these assassins but it makes for an interesting story, doesnt it? Margaret was orphaned very early in life, and as The Spanish Princess shows, her brother, Edward Plantagenet, was first imprisoned in the Tower of London and later executed in 1499, to eliminate a potential claim to the English throne. Will The Spanish Princess Get a Season 3? Thomas Pole. Like Margaret, the Duke Margaret is thought to have remained loyal to her faith and to Catherine. In 1538 the so-called Exeter Conspiracy was revealed when in August Margaret Pole's youngest son Geoffrey was arrested and taken to the Tower. RIP Margaret Pole, Lady Salisbury, another victim of King Henry VIII. In 1678, two of Mores several times great-granddaughters, Mary and Margaret More, both of whom were nuns of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, were arrested for their Catholicism and confined in York prison. disaster. The marriage was a good match in the eyes of Henry VII because there was a serious threat of Margaret being a figurehead for further uprisings. In this film, Queen Mary Tudor takes us through the story . Margaret Plantagenet was born in the middle of this English chaos. Henry was beside himself with rage, and it soon became evident that, with good cheer). He also spoke of clandestine Margaret Pole ended up becoming a Catholic martyr. It should come as no surprise that after the execution of Anne Boleyn in 1536 Margaret was once again back in favor, but it would not last long. That would explain her displeasure with Thomas More's methods. An Exclusive First Look at Laura Carmichael as Maggie Pole in the Series Finale of The Spanish Princess Watch as she confronts Sir Thomas More. on him rather than Richard III in the disappearance and murder of the "Lost But .css-gegin5{-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;text-decoration-thickness:0.0625rem;text-decoration-color:inherit;text-underline-offset:0.25rem;color:#9a0500;-webkit-transition:all 0.3s ease-in-out;transition:all 0.3s ease-in-out;}.css-gegin5:hover{color:#595959;text-decoration-color:border-link-body-hover;}the Starz series The Spanish Princess doesn't center on Henry. On the 29th December 1886, Pope Leo XIII beatified Margaret, making her Blessed Margaret Pole, a Catholic martyr. Margaret was asked if she knew that her son Geoffrey and Lord Montagu wished to join their brother and she responded that she prayed God she may be torn in pieces if ever she heard such a thing of her sons. (and probably still praying for them to see fruition) and, having the blood of MS. 6672, f. 193), was the ninth child, but second surviving son, of Henry Stafford, first baron Stafford [q. v.]His mother was Ursula, daughter of Sir Richard Pole, K.G., by his wife, Margaret Pole, countess of Salisbury [q. v.] Thomas was educated privately, and in July 1550 passed through Paris on his way to Rome. It appeared to Ayer that Margaret was of the old faith and not the new faith like himself. to the Tower and there, for nearly two years, she was "tormented by the Following Richard's death in 1504, Margaret no longer had the fortune to support her family, and she had to give Reginald to the church to be educated to ease her financial burden. Richard Pole, whose mother was the half-sister of the king's mother, popularity of the Countess, He is played by Canadian actor Mark Hildreth. 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