Sir Thomas Gresham and his trusts

by Ernest Featherstone

Publisher: Blades,East & Blades in London

Written in English
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  • Gresham, Thomas, -- Sir.,
  • Royal Exchange.

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Founder of the Royal Exchange.

Statementcompiled by Ernest Featherstone.
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p., (2) leaves of plates :
Number of Pages56
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Open LibraryOL19277730M

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Marriages and issue. Gresham married firstly, in , Mary Ipswell, with whom he had twelve children between and William Gresham (–), who was the father of Sir Thomas Gresham (d) of Titsey Place, whose sons were Sir John Gresham of Titsey (–) and Sir Edward Gresham of Titsey (–).The latter's son, Sir Marmaduke Gresham of Limpsfield (– Gresham's School is an independent coeducational boarding school in Holt in Norfolk, m's School is one of the top 30 International Baccalaureate schools in England.. The school was founded in by Sir John Gresham as a free grammar school for forty boys, following King Henry VIII's dissolution of the Augustinian priory at Beeston founder left the school's .   "John Gresham born ca, son of Sir Edward Gresham and his wife Mary Clark. He emigrated to America 31 August " John Gresham does not appear to be the ancestor of this branch of the Gresham family. 7. Carol Grisham Byrom, GAWYSI vol. 11 #4 Oct ,, 22 May "Thomas Gresham born son of Sir Edward Gresham and his wife Mary. Sir Thomas Gresham's wife Anne was not entirely comfortable to see Anne Dutton-Gresham under Lady Bacon's roof. Nathaniel wrote first to one of Sir Thomas' servants, asking him to put the case to his parents-in-law: `I require no great time for my wife to be with my Lady [Lady Bacon], half a year or a quarter, more or less as my father[-in-law.

During his first Mayoralty Queen Elizabeth opened the Royal Exchange (on the 22 January, ). The Queens Majestie accompanied with Nobility, came to Sir Thomas Gresham's in Bishopsgate Street, where she dined, and after returning through Cornhill entered the Burse, which place she caused by an Herald to be proclaimed "the Royal Exchange.". Their father is thought to be Sir Edward Gresham who was born about / Titsey Manor is now run by the National Trust. Sir Thomas Gresham was the founder of the Royal Exchange. It was opened by the Queen in as a sort of Elizabethan shopping mall. The main building features a huge, gilded grasshopper on the roof: Gresham's personal badge.   The driving force behind the capital’s first purpose-built centre for trading stocks was Sir Thomas Gresham, whose legacy survives in the college, City street and law of economics that bear his. Exhibited at the Tudor Exhibition, 9. A small cabinet portrait at Audley End belonging to Lord Braybrooke, considered by some to represent Sir John Gresham, brother of Sir Thomas. The Osterley picture, belonging to the Earl of Jersey, is said by Mr. Leveson-Gower not to be a portrait of Sir Thomas Gresham.

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Jennings, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: May 1, Length: Sir Thomas Gresham Sir Thomas Gresham was an English merchant and financier who became the financial Adviser to Queen Elizabeth I (b ; –) of England.

Gresham first articulated this in for what he is best remembered for Gresham’s Law, which was the statement that “Bad money drives out good.”Henry VIII (b ; ) engaged in competitive devaluations of. 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.

Sir Thomas would doubtless have approved, but in the words of John Flamsteed (Gresham Professor of Astronomy) in his lecture of 11th May Haveing beene already too tedious tho I have spared and contracted my thoughts for want of Time hereafter wee may have occasion to make a farther inquiry.".

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.

Sir Thomas Gresham, (born /19, London, England—died NovemLondon), English merchant, financier, and founder of the Royal Exchange.

Gresham was educated at the University of Cambridge and later trained as a lawyer. He was an agent of the English government in the Low Countries, where he engaged in espionage, smuggled war materials and bullion, and negotiated with his.

Education. Gresham was educated at St Paul's this, although his father wanted Thomas to become a merchant, Sir Richard first sent him to university at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. He was concurrently apprenticed in the Mercers' Company to his uncle Sir John Gresham, founder of Gresham's School, while he was still at Cambridge.

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By John Guy, Profile Books () Thomas Gresham was arguably the first true wizard of global finance. He rose through the mercantile worlds of London and Antwerp. Sir Thomas Gresham (circa ), Founder of the Royal Exchange. Sitter associated with 23 portraits Mercer, financier and diplomat, Gresham was the founder of the Royal Exchange.

He also played a vital part in the management of the finances of Elizabethan England, and was present at Queen Elizabeth I's first council.

As Crown Agent at. The life and times of sir Thomas Gresham by Burgon John William, Thomas Gresham. Publication date Collection europeanlibraries Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Oxford University Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Addeddate. W hen the Anglican divine John William Burgon published his classic two-volume biography of Sir Thomas Gresham () inhe introduced his readers to a character – government banker.

Leaving the ancestral home of Gresham, we trace by the Arms, Crest and English History, the family to London, John Gresham, a wealthy merchant to whom Sir Thomas was apprenticed, was esteemed as a successful businessman.

His brother, Sir Edward Gresham, was also a. The Life and Times of Sir Thomas Gresham. Compiled chiefly from his correspondence preserved in Her Majesty's state-paper office: including notices of many of his contemporaries.

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Sir Thomas Gresham is perhaps the most famous of the Gresham line. He was educated at Gonville Hall, Cambridge. Admitted a Mercerentertained John Dudley, earl of Warwick, at his seat, Intwood Hall, on his journey against.

Sir Thomas lacks a thorough biography. J W Burgon published the largest work, “The Life and Times of Sir Thomas Gresham” inand F R Salter a shorter work in Sir Thomas is a tough subject for biographers used to focusing on monarchs, their families and their wars.

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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.

Sir John Gresham’s three brothers all went on to have very prominent careers – William Gresham was Governor of the English merchants at AntwerpSir Richard Gresham was like Sir John a leading trader and financier and indeed an even more important one than his younger brother, and Thomas Gresham was one of Henry VIII’s chaplains.

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by an unknown artist, c (Private Collection) In he married Anne Ferneley, dau. of William Ferneley of West Criting, Suffolk (b. - d. ) and Agnes Daundy (b. ABT - d.

Jun ). She was the aunt by marriage of Francis Bacon. Anne had married first, into London merchant William Read (Reade; Rede) (b. - d. ), by whom she had two sons. Sir Thomas Gresham and his Vision for Gresham College.

World of Books Australia was founded in We want your experience with World of Books Australia to be enjoyable and problem free. " See all Item description. About this item. Postage, returns & payments. Businessman. Considered the greatest merchant of his day, financial agent to Queen Elizabeth 1st.

Formulated 'Gresham's Law' on the dangers of false coin (bad money drives out good). Founded the Royal Exchange in which marked the beginning of the growth of London as a financial centre.

The grasshopper which was. A great book for students of Econ/Fin/Bus/History Sir Thomas Gresham, of "Gresham's Law of Economics" was a brilliant and fascinating Renaissance man, about whom little has been written--he was a financier, entrepreneur, corporate CEO, frequent sailor, ambassador, spy, smuggler, lover, s: 4.

The life of Sir Thomas Gresham, founder of the Royal Exchange by Charles MacFarlane () Sir Thomas Gresham () by F. R Salter (Book) An exact copy of the last will and testament, of Sir Thomas Gresham, Kt. The alabaster effigies of Sir John de Oteswich and his wife, salvaged from the church of St Martin Outwich, date to the late fourteenth or early fifteenth century, and numerous other monuments to the fifteenth to seventeenth, including those of Sir John Crosby (d.

), Sir Thomas Gresham (d. ), and Martin Bond (d. ), together with. The second son of Sir Richard Gresham, merchant, Sir Thomas Gresham was educated at Gonville Hall, Cambridge, apprenticed to his uncle Sir John Gresham, also a merchant, and admitted a member of the Mercers’ company in.

Sir Thomas Gresham (c. – 21 November, ) was an English merchant and financier who worked for King Edward VI of England and for Edward's half-sister Queen Elizabeth I of England.

Family and Childhood. Born in London and descended from an old Norfolk family, Gresham was one of two sons and two daughters of Sir Richard Gresham, a leading London merchant, who for some time .Thomas Gresham was arguably the first true wizard of global finance.

He rose through the mercantile worlds of London and Antwerp to become the hidden power behind three of the five Tudor monarchs. Today his name is remembered in economic doctrines, in the institutions he founded (the Royal Exchange, Gresham College) and in the City of London.Gresham’s parliamentary patron at Windsor, where he was made a freeman on 10 Dec.was doubtless his brother-in-law Sir Henry Neville I.

Horsham he must have owed to the Duke of Norfolk, perhaps on the suggestion of Sir Thomas Gresham, while at Newton his patron was probably William Fleetwood I, recorder of London and steward of Newton.