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date: 22 February 2020

Thorne, Robert, the elderlocked

(c. 1460–1519)
  • R. C. D. Baldwin


Thorne, Robert, the elder (c. 1460–1519), merchant, was the fourth of five sons of Thomas Thorne (d. 1471) of St Albans and his wife, Rose. The family's long-established position in the wine trade of Bristol, Cyprus, Rhodes, and Seville, gave Robert scope for speculative engagement in the sugar trade of the ...

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