Person    | Male  Born 13/8/1623  Died 6/9/1708

Sir John Morden

Categories: Commerce, Philanthropy

Countries: Turkey

Born in London. He amassed a fortune in Turkey, and when returning to Britain he joined the East India Company. The near loss of three of his ships prompted him to help merchants who were experiencing difficulties. He founded Morden College which housed forty widowed or single men.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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