Definition of Sir Thomas Gresham
1. Noun. English financier (1519-1579).
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1. Original Letters, Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1827)
"Sir Thomas Gresham to Sir William Cecil, upon the prolongation of the Queen's debt, ... Sir Thomas Gresham appears to have stipulated regularly for all who ..."
2. Wills from Doctors' Commons: A Selection from the Wills of Eminent Persons by John Gough Nichols, Doctors' Commons, John Bruce (1863)
"... Sir Thomas Gresham, 1575. The reader will not be sorry to see an entire copy of the last will of one of London's most eminent citizens and greatest ..."
3. Village London: The Story of Greater London by Edward Walford (1884)
"Osterley Park—Sir Thomas Gresham visited by Queen Elizabeth—Lord Desmond—The Manor of Heston—Heston Church—The Soil—Sir Joseph Banks and Anthony Collins ..."
4. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"Marcus Licinius Crassus, Rom.in triumvir, slain in Mesopotamia, 53 •BC; Eleanor, queen of Edward I., 1291 AD ; Sir Thomas Gresham, founder of the London t ..."
5. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth by James Anthony Froude (1867)
"Sir Thomas Gresham. [CH. xxix. Adventurers, and to interfere with and hamper their trade with restrictions and disqualifications.1 Having Northum- thus ..."
6. A Literary History of the English People from the Renaissance to the Civil by Jean Jules Jusserand (1906)
"... methods which in other days would have brought him very near the galleys, Sir Thomas Gresham, was the queen's chief financial adviser. ..."