Person    | Male  Born 1519  Died 1579

Sir Thomas Gresham

Created the Royal Exchange in 1566 where the Gresham family crest, a grasshopper, can be seen. Son of Richard Gresham who was a Lord Mayor of London but Thomas never was.

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Sir Thomas Gresham

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Holborn Viaduct - Gresham

{On a granite plaque below the statue:} Sir Thomas Gresham, born c.1519, die...

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Sir Thomas Gresham - Old Broad Street

In a house on this site lived Sir Thomas Gresham, 1519 - 1579. The Corporati...

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Westminster penny post

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