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William de la Pole, Mayor of Hull

Male - 1366

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  1. 1.  William de la Pole, Mayor of Hull was born in in of Myton (by Hull), Yorkshire, England; died on 21 Jun 1366; was buried in Trinity Church, Kingston-upon-Hull, Yorkshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Kingston-upon-Hull, Yorkshire, England


    “Burgess from Hull to Parliament, 1328, 1332, 1334, 1335, 1336 and 1338; Mayor of Hull, 1333; appointed 2nd Baron of the Exchequer, 26 Sept 1339; a knight by 1340; arrested on orders of the King, Nov 1340, and imprisoned in Fleet Prison until his release 16 May 1342. Knight Banneret, 1355. He was judged by his contemporaries as ‘second to no merchant in England.’” [The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz, citation details below.]

    The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz notwithstanding, his parentage is unproved.

    From Wikipedia:

    Sir William de la Pole 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.

    Family/Spouse: Katherine. Katherine died on 28 Jan 1382. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    1. Katherine de la Pole died before 17 Feb 1363.
    2. Blanche de la Pole died after 1378.
    3. Michael de la Pole was born about 1330; died on 5 Sep 1389 in Paris, France; was buried in Church of the Carthusians, Kingston-upon-Hull, Yorkshire, England.

Generation: 2