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Birthplace: King's Walden, Hertfordshire, England
Death: Died in Red Lion Square, London, England
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About Sir Bernard Hale

Sir Bernard Hale (1677-1729) was an English-born judge who became Chief Baron of the Irish Exchequer.

He was born at King's Walden, Hertfordshire, eighth son of William Hale and his wife Mary Elwes. He married Anne Thoresby of Northampton. He was called to the Bar in 1705.

In 1722 he was appointed Chief Baron of the Irish Exchequer, and earned a good reputation in Ireland for integrity and efficiency. In 1725 it was rumoured that he was to be Lord Chancellor of Ireland; in the event he returned to England as a Baron of the Exchequer,and received a knighthood. He died at Red Lion Square, London in 1729 and was buried at King's Walden.

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Sir Bernard Hale's Timeline

King's Walden, Hertfordshire, England
March 18, 1677
King's Walden, Hertfordshire, England
November 7, 1729
Age 52
Red Lion Square, London, England
Age 42
- 1720
Age 50
Plantation, Yorkshire, England