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Robert Bell

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Alan Patient of

Robert Bell

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Elizabethan seafarer. With Peter Hill he co-founded the St Mary Rotherhithe Free School, to educate the sons of local seafarers. In the nearby church of St Mary the Virgin there is a brass plate commemorating 'Peter Hills, Mariner, one of the Elder Brothers of the Company of the Trinity, and Master of Trinity House in 1593'.

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St Mary Rotherhithe Free School

{On the plaque between the two charity scholars:} St Mary Rotherhithe free sc...

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