William Capel, MP, Lord Mayor of London
|Also Known As:||"William /Cappell/"|
|Death:||Died in St Bartholomew Exchange, London, Middlesex, England|
|Place of Burial:||Saint Bartholomew the Little's, London, Greater London, England|
|Occupation:||Lord Mayor of London, He held the office of Lord Mayor of London from 1509 to 1510.|
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About Sir William Capel, MP, Lord Mayor of London
Family and Education
b. by 1448, 2nd s. of John Capell of Stoke Nayland, Suff. by Joan. m. by 1485, Margaret, da. of Sir John Arundell of Lanherne, Cornw., 1s. 2da. Kntd. 6 Jan. 1487. d. 6 Sept. 1515.
Warden, Drapers’ Co. 1475-6, 1484-5, master 1487-8, 1491-2, 1496-7, 1499-1500, 1504, 1504-5, 1509-10, 1511-12; auditor, London 1483-5, 1495-7, alderman 1485-d., sheriff 1489-90, mayor 1503-4, Jan.-Oct. 1510; commr. subsidy 1512, 1514, 1515.4
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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Romsford, Essex, England
London, Greater London, UK
Individual Record FamilySearch™ Pedigree Resource File
Elizabeth Capell Compact Disc #127 Pin #2000414 Pedigree
Notes and Sources
September 6, 1515
St Bartholomew Exchange, London, Middlesex, England
Lord Mayor of London
Saint Bartholomew the Little's, London, Greater London, England