Facts and Events
||William de la Pole
||Hull,East Riding,Yorkshire,Englandto Catherine Norwich
||21 Jun 1366
||Trinity Church, Kingston Upon Hull, Yorkshire, Eng
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Sir William de la Pole (died 21 June 1366) was a wealthy wool merchant in Kingston upon Hull, a royal moneylender and briefly, Chief Baron of the Exchequer.
He established the de la Pole family as one of the primary houses of England through his mercantile and financial success, as well as initiating the foundation of the Charterhouse monastery in Hull.
- ↑ William de la Pole (Chief Baron of the Exchequer), in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).