16th-century merchants

2017-08-02T10:02:02+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Humphrey Monmouth, Jakob Fugger, Richard Gresham, William Courten, Maurice Abbot, Richard Fermor, Thomas Gresham, John Gresham, John Spring of Lavenham, Pierre de Moucheron, Lionel Cranfield, 1st Earl of Middlesex, Wolstan Dixie, John Kendrick (cloth merchant), George Barne III, George Peckham (merchant), Peter Vanlore, Thomas White (merchant), Peter Symonds, William Harpur, William Spring of Lavenham, Benedict Spinola, Richard Tylman of Faversham, Trojan Gundulić, Imai Sōkyū flashcards 16th-century merchants
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  • Humphrey Monmouth
    Humphrey Monmouth was an English merchant in London who funded the first translation of the Bible into English, Tyndale's Bible by William Tyndale.
  • Jakob Fugger
    Jakob Fugger of the Lily (German: Jakob Fugger von der Lilie) (6 March 1459 – 30 December 1525), also known as Jakob Fugger the Rich or sometimes Jakob II, was a major merchant, mining entrepreneur and banker of Europe.
  • Richard Gresham
    Sir Richard Gresham (c.1485 – 21 February 1549) was an English mercer, Merchant Adventurer, Lord Mayor of London, and Member of Parliament.
  • William Courten
    Sir William Courten or Curteen (1572–1636) was a wealthy 17th century merchant, operating from London.
  • Maurice Abbot
    Sir Maurice Abbot (Morris) (1565–1642) was an English merchant of the East India Company and later a politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1621 and 1626.
  • Richard Fermor
    Richard Fermor (1480x84–1551), was an English wool merchant.
  • Thomas Gresham
    Sir Thomas Gresham (c. 1519 – 21 November 1579), Thomas Gresham the Elder, was an English merchant and financier who acted on behalf of King Edward VI (1547-1553) and Edward's half-sisters, queens Mary I (1553-1558) and Elizabeth I (1558-1603).
  • John Gresham
    Sir John Gresham (1495 – 23 October 1556) was an English merchant, courtier and financier who worked for King Henry VIII of England, Cardinal Wolsey and Thomas Cromwell.
  • John Spring of Lavenham
    Sir John Spring (died 12 August 1547), of Lavenham, Buxhall, Hitcham, and Cockfield, Suffolk, was an English merchant and politician.
  • Pierre de Moucheron
    Pierre de Moucheron (1508–1567) was a wine merchant in Middelburg and later in Antwerp, and the central figure in a family portrait now in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
  • Lionel Cranfield, 1st Earl of Middlesex
    Lionel Cranfield, 1st Earl of Middlesex (1575 – 6 August 1645) was an English merchant and politician.
  • Wolstan Dixie
    Sir Wolstan Dixie, (born 1524 or 1525, died 1594), was a merchant and administrator, and Lord Mayor of London in 1585.
  • John Kendrick (cloth merchant)
    John Kendrick (1573 – 30 December 1624) was a prosperous English cloth merchant and patron of the towns of Reading and Newbury in Berkshire.
  • George Barne III
    Sir George Barne III (c. 1532–1593) was a prominent merchant and public official from London during the reign of Elizabeth I, and the son of Sir George Barne II, and Alice Brooke.
  • George Peckham (merchant)
    Sir George Peckham (died 1608) was an English merchant venturer.
  • Peter Vanlore
    Sir Peter Vanlore (c. 1547 – 6 September 1627) was a Dutch-born English merchant, jeweller and moneylender in Elizabethan and Stuart England.
  • Thomas White (merchant)
    Sir Thomas White (1492 – 12 February 1567) was an English cloth merchant, Lord Mayor of London in 1553, and a civic benefactor and founder of St John's College, Oxford.
  • Peter Symonds
    Peter Symonds (c. 1528–1586/7) was a wealthy English merchant and benefactor, most notable for founding a number of almshouses for charitable endeavors in Southeast England.
  • William Harpur
    Sir William Harpur (c. 1496 – 27 February 1574) was a merchant from Bedford who moved to London, amassed a large fortune, and became Lord Mayor of London.
  • William Spring of Lavenham
    Sir William Spring of Lavenham (died 3 February 1599) was an English politician and landowner.
  • Benedict Spinola
    Benedict Spinola (1519/20 – 1580), born in Genova and died in London, also called Benedick Spinola, and in Italian Benedetto Spinola, was a 16th-century Genoese merchant of the Spinola family who lived his whole adult life in the City of London, then the principal seaport of the Kingdom of England.
  • Richard Tylman of Faversham
    Richard Tylman of Faversham, was an English food commodity dealer and exporter.
  • Trojan Gundulić
    Trojan Gundulić (Italian: Troiano Gondola; ca. 1500 - ca. 1555) was a merchant and printer from the Republic of Ragusa who is remembered for his participation in the printing of the first book in Belgrade, The Four Gospels ("Četverojevanđelje").
  • Imai Sōkyū
    Imai Sōkyū (今井 宗久, 1520 – 31 August 1593) was an important 16th century merchant in the Japanese port town of Sakai, and a master of the tea ceremony.