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Forster, Sir Richard [alias Mr Johnson], first baronet (1585?–1661), courtier and financier  

Michael Foster

Forster, Sir Richard [alias Mr Johnson], first baronet (1585?–1661), courtier and financier, was probably born in Earswick, Yorkshire, the only son of William Forster of Earswick (d. in or before 1618) and his second wife, Isabel Langley (d. 1585)...

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Herrick [Heyricke], Sir William (bap. 1562, d. 1653), moneylender and royal official  

G. E. Aylmer

Herrick [Heyricke], Sir William (bap. 1562, d. 1653), moneylender and royal official, was baptized on 9 December 1562 at St Martin's, Leicester, the fifth and youngest son of John Herrick or Heyricke (1513–1589) of Leicester and Mary, daughter of John Bond. He was born into a successful business family in ...