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Sir Bernard Hale

Birthplace: King's Walden, Hertfordshire, England
Death: Died in Red Lion Square, London, England
Place of Burial: King's Walden, Hertfordshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of William Hale, MP and Mary Elwes
Husband of Anne Thursby
Father of William Hale; General Bernard Hale; John Hale, General and Richard Hale
Brother of Richard Hale; Catherine Hale and Mary Plumer

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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

March 18, 1677
King's Walden, Hertfordshire, England
Age 38
Age 42
Age 47
Age 50
Plantation, Yorkshire, England
November 7, 1729
Age 52
Red Lion Square, London, England
King's Walden, Hertfordshire, England