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date: 06 July 2020

Eyre, Simonlocked

(c. 1395–1458)
  • Caroline M. Barron


Eyre, Simon (c. 1395–1458), merchant, mayor of London, and civic benefactor, was the son of John and Amy Eyre of Brandon, Suffolk, where he was born. He was apprenticed in London to the upholder (second-hand clothes dealer) Peter Smert, but transferred to the more prestigious ...

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