Michael de la Pole
(1330-1389)

Died aged c. 59

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

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

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Here, from its foundation by Sir Michael de la Pole in 1378, until 1539, stood the priory of Saint Michael. Called The Charterhouse the Carthusians John Rochester and James Walworth were detained here before their execution in 1537.

Charterhouse, Hull, United Kingdom where they founded the priory of Saint Michael

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"

Corner of Lowgate and Alfred Gelder Street, Hull, United Kingdom where they lived