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Pole, Reginald

T. F. Mayer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195064933
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Pole, Reginald

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Pole, Reginald (1500–1558), cardinal and archbishop of Canterbury, was probably born at Stourton Castle, Staffordshire, in March 1500. He was the third son of Sir Richard Pole (1458/9–1504), a client and relation of Henry VII and an important figure in north Wales, not least as chamberlain to ...

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