William Colle (fl. 1397–1414) of Leominster, Herefordshire, was an English politician.
Colle was a Member of Parliament for the borough of Leominster, first elected in January 1397 with Thomas Reynold. He served until September of that year and was re-elected in November 1414, together with John Salisbury. He was no longer serving by 1416.
Richard Whittington(Dick wittington according to the folf tale) of the parish of St Michael Paternoster Royal, City of London, was an English merchant and a politician of the late medieval period. He is also the real-life inspiration for the English folk tale Dick Whittington and His Cat. He was three times Lord Mayor of London, a member of parliament and a sheriff of London. In his lifetime he financed a number of public projects, such as drainage systems in poor areas of medieval London, and a hospital ward for unmarried mothers. He bequeathed his fortune to form the Charity of Sir Richard Whittington which, nearly 600 years later, continues to assist people in need.
Leominster was a parliamentary constituency represented until 1707 in the House of Commons of England, then until 1801 in that of Great Britain, and finally until 2010, when it disappeared in boundary changes, in the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
William or Bill Cole may refer to:
North Herefordshire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since its 2010 creation by Bill Wiggin, a Conservative.
John Doreward was a Serjeant-at-law and Speaker of the House of Commons of England.
Sir Richard Redman was an English soldier, administrator and politician, being elected as a Member of Parliament representing Yorkshire and later acting as the Speaker of the House of Commons for the Parliament of 1415.
James Tomkins was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1624 and 1629.
Sir William Coggeshall (1358–1426), of Codham Hall and Coggeshall, Essex, was an English politician.
Robert Sutton, of Lincoln, Lincolnshire, was an English merchant, Member of Parliament and mayor.
William Taverner, of Leominster, was an English politician.
John Creswell was an English politician.
Sir Robert Corbet was an English Member of Parliament (MP) and High Sheriff.
John Spring was Bailiff of Northampton and twice Mayor of Northampton. He was also the Member of Parliament for Northampton.
Sir John Berkeley, of Beverston Castle, Gloucestershire was an English politician. He was knighted before 1383.
John Bonet of Ockley, Surrey, was an English politician.
William Colclough, of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire and Calverhall, Shropshire, was an English politician.
John Jordan was an English politician.
Thomas Reynold, of Leominster, Herefordshire, was an English politician.
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John Levesham was the member of the Parliament of England for Salisbury for the parliaments of 1401 and 1404. A clothes merchant by profession, he held multiple important roles. He was a church-warden in Salisbury and was also a tax collector in Wiltshire and Salisbury. He was also a member of the Convocation of Salisbury by 1409. He was the reeve of Salisbury from 1396 to 1397 and held mayoral responsibilities from 1414 to 1415.