SIR EDMUND DE LA POLE, EARL OF SUFFOLK

BORN: c. 1474
EXECUTED: 4 MAY 1513

 

Son of John de la Pole and Elizabeth Plantagenet (sister of Edward IV) and had a claim to the throne as a descendent of Edward III. Initially supported Henry VII but then conspired with Emperor Maximilian. Brother of John and Richard. Imprisoned by Henry VII and later executed in Henry VIII's reign with no trial.