William de la Pole, Michael de la Pole, and Suffolk Palace white plaque in Hull

Site of the manor house of Sir William de la Pole (first mayor of Kingston upon Hull, 1331) and of the Suffolk Palace erected by Sir Michael de la Pole, Earl of Suffolk. The palace was seized by the Crown (1504) and became known as "The King's Manor"

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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Michael de la Pole, 1st Baron de la Pole, later 1st Earl of Suffolk (c. 1330 – September 5, 1389) was an English financier and Lord Chancellor of England.

Source: dbpedia

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