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William Wyggeston
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  1. an English wool merchant based in Leicester

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  2. born sometimes spelt William Wigston, circa 1547 to 1536

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  3. part of the Wyggeston family, which included at least one other William Wyggeston

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  4. Although the family had been influential before, he became extremely wealthy (in 1522 records indicate he paid 22% of the tax levied on Leicester), and became Mayor of the Corporation of Leicester twice, and represented Leicester in the Seventh Parli

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  5. and set up an early hospital in Leicester in 1513, now called Wyggeston's Hospital, and funded by the income of the Swannington estate, which he bought in 1520. [http

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