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Sir Thomas Gresham (1518-1579)

Frank Reyner Salter

Sir Thomas Gresham (1518-1579)

by Frank Reyner Salter

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Published by L. Parsons, Small, Maynard and company in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gresham, Thomas, -- Sir, -- 1519?-1579,
  • Finance -- Great Britain -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby F.R. Salter ..
    SeriesThe roadmaker series
    The Physical Object
    Pagination189 p.
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14628356M
    LC Control Number26011299

    Sir Thomas Gresham, was an English merchant and financier who acted on behalf of King Edward VI and queens Mary I and Elizabeth I. In March the Society for Renaissance Studies and Gresham College together organised a conference to celebrate the th anniversary of Gresham College’s foundation. The papers delivered at that conference and assembled in this book examine why Gresham College was established, and how its purposes and activities dovetailed with the socio-cultural life of Elizabethan and Stuart London.

    Get this from a library! Sir Thomas Gresham (). [F R Salter].   Sir Thomas Gresham and Adolphe Thiers had very interesting things to say about how money circulates and although Gresham's Law and Thiers' Law seem contradictory (Thiers' Law is actually Gresham's.

      The life and times of Sir Thomas Gresham; comp. chiefly from his correspondence preserved in Her Majesty's state-paper office: including notices of many of his contemporaries by Burgon, John William, Pages: Sir Thomas Gresham. Born: Birthplace: London, England Died: Nov Location of death: London, England Cause of death: unspecified. Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White. London merchant, the founder of the Royal Exchange and of Gresham College, London, was descended from an old Norfolk family; he was the only son of Sir Richard Gresham, a Founder of Gresham College.


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- d. ), by whom she had two sons. Thomas Gresham: | | ||| | Portrait of Gresham (Flemish school) dated 1 World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the .Sir THOMAS GRESHAM, (?), founder of the Royal Exchange, second son of Sir Richard Gresham, by his first wife, Audrey, was born in foolish story of his being a foundling, and of his having adopted his well-known crest because his life was saved by the chirping of a grasshopper, is disproved by the fact that the crest was used by his ancestor James Gresham in the fifteenth.In March the Society for Renaissance Studies and Gresham College together organised a conference to celebrate the th anniversary of Gresham College’s foundation.

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