Person:William de la Pole (4)

William de la Pole
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Name William de la Pole
Gender Male
Birth? 1302 Yorkshire, England
Marriage 1330 Hull,East Riding,Yorkshire,Englandto Catherine Norwich
Death[1] 21 Jun 1366 Hull,,Yorkshire,England
Reference Number? Q2581176?
Burial? 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, England, 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.

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  1. William de la Pole (Chief Baron of the Exchequer), in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.