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Booth, Benjamin (fl. 1746–1789), haberdasher and writer on bookkeeping, originated in New England and was born before 1746, possibly the son of Benjamin and grandson of Ebenezer Booth (d. 1732), of Stratford, Massachusetts. He began work as a clerk in a New York...


Baptist Hicks, first Viscount Campden (1551?–1629) attrib. Paul van Somer © National Portrait Gallery, London


Hicks, Baptist, first Viscount Campden (1551?–1629), mercer and moneylender, was the third son of Robert Hicks (d. 1557), a rich London citizen. He was probably educated at St Paul's School, and then at Trinity College, Cambridge. He was brought up in, and inherited, his father's flourishing mercer's business at the ...