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Fludyer, Sir Samuel, first baronet (1704/5–1768), clothier and merchant, was born in 1704, or possibly in 1705, the first son of Samuel Fludyer and Elizabeth de Monsallier, his wife. The elder Fludyer was a Somerset clothier who had moved his business from Frome...

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Gresham, Sir Richard (c. 1485–1549), mercer, merchant adventurer, and mayor of London, was born at Holt, Norfolk, about 1485, probably the third of the four surviving sons—William, Thomas, Richard, and Sir John Gresham (c. 1495–1556)—of John Gresham and his wife, ...

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Lok, Michael (c. 1532–1620x22), mercer, merchant adventurer, and traveller, was born in Cheapside, London, the youngest of five surviving sons of Sir William Lok (1480–1550) and his second wife, Catherine, née Cooke (d. 1537), and the brother of Rose Throckmorton. By his own account ...

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Lok, Sir William (1480–1550), mercer and merchant adventurer, was the second son of Thomas Lok and grandson of John Lok, sheriff of London in 1461, both of whom were also members of the Mercers' Company. Although formally admitted to the company only in 1507, ...

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Marshe, John (c. 1516–1579), mercer and merchant, was either the eldest son of Walter Marshe of London and his wife, Eleanor, or of John Marshe his namesake, with whom he is sometimes confused, who died in 1565 or 1566. He was a lawyer by training, and in 1536 he was admitted to ...

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Salvesen, (Salve) Christian Fredrik (1827–1911), shipowner and whaling entrepreneur, was born on 8 March 1827 at Mandal, Norway, the eighth of nine children of Thomas Salvesen, merchant shipowner, and Johanna Ross. He was trained as a shipbroker in Stettin and Glasgow before joining his father's firm in 1846. Five years later, he married ...