William Paulet, Lord St John, first Earl of Wiltshire and first Marquess of Winchester
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William Paulet, Lord St John, first Earl of Wiltshire and first Marquess of Winchester

1474/5?-1572

Nominated 1543

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Probably trained as a lawyer. Appointed Comptroller of the Royal Household in 1532 and Treasurer of the Household in 1537. In 1545, became Lord President of the Privy Council. Lord Treasurer in 1550.