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William Capel

William Capel

British politician
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro British politician
Occupations Politician
Gender male
Death 1515
The details

William Capel (died 1515) was Lord Mayor of London and an MP.

He was a member of the Worshipful Company of Drapers, served as Sheriff of the City of London for 1496 and was elected Lord Mayor in 1503. He was elected a member of Parliament for the City of London from 1511 to 1515.

His mansion stood on the current site of the London Stock Exchange and No. 3 Capel Court, in the City is named for him. He added a south chapel to the church of St Bartholomew-by-the-Exchange.

His daughter Elizabeth was the first wife of William Paulet, 1st Marquess of Winchester.

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