|Death: ||Mar. 10, 1572|
Knight of Basing and Netley, Hampshire, of Chelsea, Middlesex, of London. Sheriff of Hampshire, Joint Master of the King's Wards, Master of the Court of Wards and Liveries, Surveyor General, Comptroller of the Household, Privy Councillor, Lord Chamberlain of the Household, Great Master of the Household, Lord President of the Council, Chief Justice on Eyre south of Trent, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, Lord High Treasurer, Speaker of the House of Lords, Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire and Middlesex, Joint Lieutenant of London. Earl of Wiltshire and Marquess of Winchester.
Son and heir John Paulet of Basing and Alice Paulet. Grandson of John Paulet of Basing and Eleanor Roos, Sir William Paulet of Hinton and Eleizabeth Denebaud.
Husband of Elizabeth Capel, daughter of Sir William Capel and Margaret Arundel, daughter of sir John. They were married about 1509 and had four sons and four daughters; Sir John, Thomas, Chidock, Giles, Alice (wife of Richard Stewall), Margaret (wife of Sir William Berkeley), Margery (wife of Sir Richard Weller) and Eleanor (wife of Richard Pexsall.)
Sir William was trained as a lawyer and knighted before 1525, created Lord Saint John 09 March 1539, and carried the Second Sword at the coronation of King Edward VI.
Sir William died at this house at Basing, which he rebuilt "with magnificence" and was buried with his wife at Basing.
John Paulet (1510 - 1576)*
St Mary's Church
Basingtoke and Deane Borough
Created by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Record added: Jun 04, 2013
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