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Fockart, Janet (d. 1596), merchant and moneylender, was probably descended from the Fockarts found as Edinburgh burgesses from the fifteenth century, who may themselves have been descended from the Fockarts of Lesmahagow parish, Lanarkshire. Having outlived three husbands, Janet became a well-known figure in the merchant community of late sixteenth-century ...

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Jefferies, Joyce (c. 1570–1650), moneylender and diarist, was probably born at Ham or Home Castle, Clifton upon Teme, Worcestershire, the only child of Henry Jefferies (d. in or before 1608), gentleman, of that seat and his wife, Anne (d. 1617), daughter of ...

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Penn [née Arthur; other married name Hicks], Julian (d. 1592), moneylender, was apparently a daughter of William Arthur of ‘Clapham’ (Clapton in Gordano), Somerset, but nothing is known of her early life. She married Robert Hicks, whose family lived near her, in the ...

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Yule, Annie Henrietta, Lady Yule (1874/5–1950), film industry financier, was the only daughter in a family of two children of Andrew Yule (1834–1902) [see under Yule family], merchant of Calcutta, and his wife, Emma Porter. In 1900 she married her first cousin ...