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date: 25 September 2020

Bosan, Bartholomewlocked

(d. 1400)
  • H. L. Bradley


Bosan, Bartholomew (d. 1400), merchant, was a native of Lucca in Italy who had established a business in London by the early 1370s. He makes numerous appearances in the city records during the following three decades, mostly as a mainpernor, guarantor, and litigant, and often alongside fellow Italians. Accused at different times of involvement in both usury and forgery, on one occasion he was imprisoned as the result of an action by his fellow Lucchese ...

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