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Chamier, Anthony (1725–1780), financier and government official, was born on 6 October 1725 and baptized on 19 October 1725 at the French Huguenot chapel in Threadneedle Street, London, the fifth of the nine children of Daniel Chamier (1696–1741), merchant, and Susanne de la Mejanelle (1701/2–1787)...

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Janssen, Sir Theodore, first baronet (c. 1658–1748), financier, born in Angoulême, France, was the eldest son of Abraham Janssen, a Huguenot of Walloon descent, and a merchant and paper manufacturer of Angoulême, and his wife, Henrietta Manigault. He was probably educated in the ...

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Lowson, Sir Denys Colquhoun Flowerdew, first baronet (1906–1975), financier, was born on 22 January 1906, at Snitterfield House, Wootton Wawen, near Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, youngest of three children of James Gray Flowerdew Lowson (1860–1942) and his wife, Adelaide Louisa (1867/8–1948), daughter of ...

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Pearse, John (bap. 1759, d. 1836), clothier and financier, was baptized at St Margaret's, Lothbury, London, on 19 December 1759, the eldest of the three sons of Nicholas Pearse (d. 1795), clothier, and his wife, Sarah (d. in or after 1770)...

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Rich, Sir Nathaniel (c. 1585–1636), colonial investor and politician, was probably born at Leighs in Essex, a son of Richard Rich (d. 1598), landowner, and Jane Machell or Mitchell, daughter of John Machell or Mitchell, clothier and sometime sheriff of London. His father was one of the illegitimate children of the ...

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Sir Nathaniel Rich (c. 1585–1636) by unknown artist private collection; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Rose, Sir John, first baronet (1820–1888), politician and financier, was born on 2 August 1820 at Turriff, Aberdeenshire, the son of William Rose and his wife, Elizabeth, the daughter of James Fyfe. He was educated at Udny Academy and other local schools, and then at ...

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Rycaut, Sir Peter (1578–1653), merchant and financier, was born at Antwerp, the son of Andrew Rycaut (son of Peter Rycaut of Brabant) and his Spanish wife, Emerentia, daughter of Garcia Gonsala. He settled in London in 1600 and used his connections in ...

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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 ...