William de la Pole (died in 1366)

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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.

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