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Wyse (Wise), Sir William

Wyse (Wise), Sir William (d. 1557), courtier and politician, was born into a prominent family in Waterford city. His father, John Wyse, chief baron of the Irish exchequer, sent him to London, where for approximately twenty years he served at the court of Henry VIII. In 1511 he was…