Historical Personography

This page lists historical people born before 1700 and tagged in MoEML content. Click on a person’s name to see where they are mentioned. Click on the links in the Related Resources column for more biographical information. Whenever possible, we provide a link to the ODNB entry. For mayors and sheriffs, we are particularly indebted to Anne Lancashire’s Mayors and Sheriffs of London project. If neither project has information about a person, we provide a link to the British Book Trade Index, British History Online, Encyclopedia Britannica, History of Parliament Online, Oxford Reference, Records of London’s Livery Companies Online, or Wikipedia.
Name Life dates and biographical information Related Resources
Abbo of Fleury (b. 945, d. 1004)
French abbot and historian.
 
Abbot Vitalis
Abbot of Westminster Abbey during the reign of William the Conqueror.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Abraham Campion
Brewer and son of Henry Campion.
 
Abraham Hogenberg (b. 1578, d. 1653)
German painter and engraver. Son of Frans Hogenberg.
Wikipedia
 
Abram Booth (b. 1606, d. 1636)
Dutch delegate and diarist.
 
Acliuillus
One of the first constables of the Tower of London.
 
Adam Atwood
Esquire. Monument at St. Thomas’ Church. Kingsford suggets his name is Adam Attewod (see n.63).
 
Adam Bamme
Sheriff of London from 1382—1383 CE. Mayor from 1390—1391 CE and from 1396—1397 CE. Member of the Goldsmiths’ Company. Father of Richard Bamme.
MASL
 
Adam Bassing
Sheriff of London from 1243—1244 CE. Mayor from 1251—1252. Member of the Drapers’ Company.
MASL
 
Adam Bery  
Adam Brabazon
Sheriff of London from 1347—1348 CE. Member of the Fishmongers’ Company.
MASL
 
Adam Breakspeare (d. 1400)
Chaplain. Buried in the parish church of St. Olave‘s in Coleman Street Ward.
 
Adam Bruning
Sheriff of London from 1259—1260 CE. Member of the Fishmongers’ Company.
MASL
 
Adam de Bury
Sheriff of London from 1476—1477 CE. Mayor from 1364—1366 CE and from 1373—1374 CE. Member of the Skinners’ Company.
MASL
 
Adam de Hallingberi
Sheriff of London from 1295—1296 CE. Member of the Skinners’ Company.
MASL
 
Adam de Howton
Knight.
 
Adam de Pulteney
Father of Sir John de Pulteney.
 
Adam de Salisbury
Sheriff of London from 1323—1324 CE. Member of the Grocers’ Company.
MASL
 
Adam de Witebi
Sheriff of London from 1210—1211 CE.
MASL
 
Adam Fraunceys
Mayor of London from 1352—1354 CE. Member of the Mercers’ Company. Buried in St. Helens.
MASL
ODNB
 
Adam Gill  
Adam Hone
Husband of Elizabeth Hone.
 
Adam Karlill
Sheriff of London from 1388—1389 CE. Member of the Grocers’ Company.
MASL
 
Adam le Blund de Foleham
Sheriff of London from 1296—1297 CE. Member of the Fishmongers’ Company.
MASL
 
Adam Lucas
Sheriff of London from 1340—1341 CE. Member of the Fishmongers’ Company.
MASL
 
Adam Lutkin
Sheriff of London from 1312—1313 CE. Believed to be a blader or cornmonger.
MASL
 
Adam of Bentley
Sheriff of London from 1245—1246 CE. Member of the Goldsmiths’ Company.
MASL
 
Adam of Mirimuth (b. between 1274 and 1275, d. 1347)
English historian and diplomat.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Adam Stable
Sheriff of London from 1371—1372 CE. Mayor from 1376—1377 CE. Member of the Mercers’ Company.
MASL
 
Adam Wimondham
Sheriff of London from 1368—1369 CE. Possible member of the Mercers’ Company.
MASL
 
Ade de Buke
Hatter. Contributed to the construction of St. Mary-Le-Bow chapel. Buried in St. Mary-Le-Bow.
 
Adeliza of Louvain (b. 1103, d. 1151)
Queen of England. Second wife and consort of King Henry I.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Adhered
Earl of Mercia and son-in-law of King Aelfred.
 
Adrew Evenger (d. 1556)
 
Adrian Arten
From the Netherlands.
 
Aelfhun (d. between 1015 and 1018)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 1002—1004 CE.
Wikipedia
 
Aelfstan (d. between 995 and 996)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 959—964 CE.
Wikipedia
 
Aelfweard (d. 1044)
Bishop of London from 1035—1044.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Ælfwine of Elmham (d. between 1023? and 1038?)
Bishop of Elmham.
Wikipedia
 
Aelius Herodianus
A Greek Grammarian of Alexandria, who eventually moved to Rome.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Aeneas
Trojan hero and son of Anchises and the goddess Venus. Early modern Londoners believed Aeneas to be a historical figure and father of the founder of London.
BAE
EM
 
Aethelberht of Kent
First King of Kent.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Aethelburh of Barking (d. in or after 686)
Founder and first abbess of the dual monastery of Barking. Sister of Earconwald, bishop of London.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Aethelnoth (d. between 816 and 824)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 805—811 CE.
ODNB
 
Æthelred (d. 911)
Lord and later king of Mercia.
BAE
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Æthelred II (b. between 966 and 968, d. 23 April 1016)
King of England.
BAE
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Æthelstan (b. 894, d. 939)
King of the Anglo-Saxons from 924-927, and King of the English from 927-939. Son of King Edward the Elder.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Aethelweard of London (d. between 909 and 926)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 909—926 CE.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Æthelwine (d. 992)
Ancestor of Henry Fitz-Alwine.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Agatha Aetheling (d. 1070)
ODNB
 
Agnes Arnold
Wife of Thomas Arnold, mother of Eleanor Writhesley, and daughter of Richard Warmford.
 
Agnes Bardolf (d. 1403)
 
Agnes Barton  
Agnes Becket A History of the County of London
 
Agnes Dennis
Wife of Sir Walter Dennis. Monument at St. Thomas’ Church.
 
Agnes Fitzwilliam  
Agnes Forster (d. 1484)
Prison reformer and wealthy widow of Stephen Forster.
 
Agnes Galdset  
Agnes Gascoigne  
Agnes Lewen
Wife of Thomas Lewen. Buried at St. Nicholas Olave.
 
Agnes Milborne (d. 1500)
 
Agnes Niter
Daughter of Thomas Niter. Buried in All Hallows Staining.
 
Agnes Romany Ollarie (d. 1408)
Wife of John Romany Ollarie. Buried in St. Botolph.
 
Agnes Young  
Alan Brett (d. 1425)
Carpenter. Buried in St. Botolph.
 
Alan Buxhall
Knight.
 
Alan de la Souche
Warden of London from 1266—1268 CE. Stow designates him as the mayor of London.
MASL
 
Alan de la Zouche (d. 1270)
Administrator, soldier, and warden of the city, 1267—68 and possibly 1266—67.
MASL
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Alan Everard
Sheriff of London from 1415—1416 CE. Member from the Mercers’ Company.
MASL
 
Alcie Clarell  
Alectus the Tyrant
Slain in one of London’s fields in the year 296.
 
Alexander Avenon
Sheriff of London from 1561—1562 CE. Mayor from 1569—1570 CE. Member of the Ironmongers’ Company.
MASL
 
Alexander Brome (b. 1620, d. 30 June 1666)
Poet and lawyer. Eldest brother of Richard Brome.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Alexander Burnett (d. 25 August 1665)
Doctor of medicine who resided on Fenchurch Street and attended Samuel Pepys.
 
Alexander Cheyney
Buried in St. Helens.
 
Alexander Dikes
Husband of Johan Dikes. Buried at St. John’s of Jerusalem.
 
Alexander Heyband
Buried in St. Nicholas Acon.
 
Alexander Neckam (b. 1157, d. 1217)
English scholar, teacher, and theologian.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Alexander Polyhistor
Greek writer raised in Rome.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Alexander Pope (b. 1688, d. 1744)
Poet.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Alexander Purpoint
Fishmonger.
 
Alffi Portgraves
According to Stow, Alffi Portgraves appeared in the last charter of Edward the Confessor.
 
Alfred the Great (b. between 848 and 849, d. 899)
King of the West Saxons and the Anglo-Saxons.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Alfune
Bishop of London and builder of St. Giles Cripplegate Church.
 
Algare Secusme
Member of the Knighten Guild.
Wikipedia
 
Alice Ashfed
Prioress of St. Helens.
BHO
 
Alice Atte-Bow
Mistress of Ralph Crepyn.
 
Alice Balstred  
Alice Bartlet
Wife of James Bartlet. Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
Alice Bayly  
Alice Carne  
Alice Courtney  
Alice de Warenne (b. 1287, d. 1338)
English noblewoman.
Wikipedia
 
Alice Dogget
Wife of John Dogget.
 
Alice Foster
Buried at Whitefriars Church.
 
Alice Fowler
Daughter of John Howton and wife of John Hulton. Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
Alice Hackney
Wife of Richard Hackney.
 
Alice Hungerford
Hanged for murdering her husband.
 
Alice Isham  
Alice Keble
Daughter of Sir Henry Keble.
 
Alice Ludlow  
Alice Mackeley  
Alice Nevill
Wife of Sir John Neville. Not to be confused with Lady Alice Nevill.
 
Alice Shepley  
Alice Turke
Wife of Robert Turke. Buried in Holy Trinity Priory.
 
Alice Whittington  
Alice Winslow
Wife of Thomas Winslow.
 
Alienar Ingham  
Alienor
Second wife of Robert Fitzwater.
 
Allen le Sopar
According to Stow, Allen le Sopar is where Soper Lane received its namesake.
 
Allice Percival  
Alphonso (b. 1273, d. 1284)
Earl of Chester and child of Edward I and Eleanor of Castile.
Wikipedia
 
Alwinus (fl. 1010)
Bishop of London according to Stow, though no other source suports this claim.
 
Alwinus Child
Founder of a new the new Bermondsey monastery, dedicated to St. Saviour, in 1081.
Wikipedia
 
Alwyne
Bishop of Helmeham.
 
Amadeus IV of Savoy (b. 1197, d. 24 June 1253)
Wikipedia
 
Amadeus V (b. 4 September 1249, d. 16 October 1323)
Fifth count of Savoy.
Wikipedia
 
Ambrose Charcam  
Ambrose Cresacre
Monument at Mercers’ Hall.
 
Ambrose Smith
Buried at St. Pancras church.
 
Andrew Aubrey (d. 1356)
Sheriff of London from 1331—1332 CE. Mayor from 1339—1341 CE and from 1351—1352 CE. Buried at St. Nicholas Cole Abbey.
MASL
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Andrew Buchevite
Provost of the city of London during the reign of King Stephen.
 
Andrew Bukerel
Sheriff of London from 1223—1225 CE. Mayor from 1231—1238 CE. Possible member of the Grocers’ Company when it was called the Pepperers’ Company.
MASL
 
Andrew Burel
Gentleman of Gray’s Inn.
 
Andrew Evenger  
Andrew Fuller
Mercer. Churchwarden of St. Mary-Le-Bow.
 
Andrew Michael
Vinter, Husband of Joan Michael, buried in St. Nicholas Acon.
 
Andrew Nevelun
Sheriff of London from 1215—1216 CE. Son of Peter Nevelun.
MASL
 
Andrew Pikeman
Husband of Joan Pikeman.
 
Andrew Pykeman
Sheriff of London from 1377—1378 CE. Member of the Fishmongers’ Company.
MASL
 
Androgeus
Son of King Lud.
 
Angel Dune  
Angell Fielding  
Anicius
Archdeacon of Surrey. A hospital was moved onto his lands in 1228 by the consent of Peter des Roches.
 
Anketin de Betevile
Sheriff of London from 1282—1283 CE. Member of the Draper’s Company.
MASL
 
Anketinus de Arden
Alderman.
 
Anna Trapnel (fl. 1642-60)
An alleged prophet.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anne
Wife of John Watkins.
 
Anne Askew (b. 1521, d. 1546)
Writer and protestant martyr.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anne Audley
Buried at church of Bermondsey.
 
Anne Blount
Daughter of John Blount.
 
Anne Boleyn (b. 1500, d. 1536)
Queen of England. Second consort of King Henry VIII.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anne Cecil (b. 5 December 1556, d. 5 June 1588)
Chief advisor of Queen Elizabeth I and daughter of William Cecil.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anne Crosby
Wife of Sir John Crosby. Buried in St. Helens.
 
Anne Farrant (née Bower) (d. 1582)
Wife of Richard Farrant, musician and theatrical producer. Daughter of Richard Bower, master of the choristers of the Chapel Royal. See related ODNB entry for Richard Farrant.
 
Anne Fiennes (née Sackville) (d. 10 May 1595)
English gentlewoman and benefactress. Daughter of Sir Richard Sackville.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anne Griffin
Printer and publisher.
BBTI
 
Anne Gunter (d. 1582)
 
Anne Herbert (b. 1100, d. 1147)
Also known as Anne Parr, lady-in-waiting to the wives of Henry VIII.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anne Herbert (b. 1516, d. 1544)
Courtier and fifth Baron Mountjoy.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anne Lyon (née Murray) (b. 1579, d. 27 February 1618)
Countess of Kinghorne. Alleged mistress of James VI and I.
Wikipedia
 
Anne Middleton (b. 1538, d. 1602)
Mother of Thomas Middleton.
 
Anne Neville (b. 1456, d. 1485)
Wife of Richard III and daughter of Richard Neville.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anne of Bohemia (b. 1366, d. 1394)
Queen of England and first consort of Richard II.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anne of Cleves (b. 1515, d. 1557)
Queen of England. Fourth consort of King Henry VIII.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anne of Denmark (b. 12 December 1574, d. 2 March 1619)
Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Consort of James VI ad I. Daughter of Frederick II of Denmark and Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow. Sister of Christian IV of Denmark, Elizabeth of Denmark, and Ulric of Denmark.
MoEML
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anne of Lodbury
Woman who drowned in St. Giles Churchyard in 1244 CE.
 
Anne Paston
Wife of William Paston.
 
Anne Seymour (née Stanhope) (b. 1510, d. 1587)
Wife of Edward Seymour, the Lord Protector of King Edward VI. Through this marriage, Anne was briefly whe most powerful woman in England.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anne Shirley
Daughter of Ralph Shirley. Buried in St. Katherine Cree.
 
Anne Wells (b. 1491, d. 1499)
Daughter of John Wells. Buried in Austin Friars.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anthony Bonuice
Rich Italian merchant. Lived at Crosby Hall after Richard III.
 
Anthony Browne First Viscount Montagu (b. 1528, d. 1592)
Knight, and oldest son of Sir Anthony Browne. Became Viscount Montague in 1554, and lived near St. Mary Overie with his second wife Magdalen Dacre.
Wikipedia
ODNB
BHO
Google Books
 
Anthony Gamage
Sheriff of London from 1574—1575 CE. Member of the Ironmongers’ Company.
MASL
 
Anthony Hungerford
Husband of Barbara Hungerford, and son of Sir Thomas Hungerford.
 
Anthony Kingston (b. 1508, d. 1556)
Royal Officer.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Anthony Mills
Son of John Mills. Buried in Holy Trinity Priory..
 
Anthony Munday (bap. 1560, d. 1633)
Playwright, actor, pageant poet, translator, and writer. Possible member of the Draper’s Company and/or the Merchant Taylor’s Company.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anthony Ratclyffe
Sheriff of London from 1585—1586 CE. Member of the Merchant Taylors’ Company.
MASL
 
Anthony Wells
Son of John Wells. Buried in Holy Trinity Priory.
 
Anthony Wotton
Clergyman and religious controversialist who held a lectureship at All Hallows Barking.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Anton van den Wyngaerde (b. 1525, d. 1571)
Artist known for his 1543 panorama of London.
 
Antoninus Pius
Roman Emperor.
Wikipedia
 
Antonius Verdierus
Mentioned in Anthony Munday’s Chrysanaleia; possibly an ancient Roman writer.
 
Arcadius
Eastern Roman emperor from 395—408 CE and eldest son of Theodosius 1.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Arendt van Buchell
Friend of Johannes de Witt. Known for having made a copy of de Wit’s sketch of the Swan Theatre.
BAE
 
Aristotle (b. 384 BCE, d. 322 BCE)
Ancient Greek philosopher.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Arnold de Tolinea
Donated money to Grey Friar’s Church.
 
Arnold Macknam
Vintner. Buried at St. Michael Paternoster Royal in 1457.
 
Arthur Troffote
Esquire.
 
Arthur Tudor (b. 1486, d. 1502)
Prince, son and heir of Henry VII. Buried in the parish church of St. Olave‘s in Coleman Street Ward.
 
Arthur Wilson (bap. 14 December 1595, d. between 1 October 1652 and 15 October 1652)
Historian, playwright, and poet.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Arvirargus
Legendary, and possibly historical, king of Britian in the 1st century CE. Also known as Arviragus.
Wikipedia
 
Asser (d. 909)
Welsh monk who became Bishop of Sherborne in the 890’s.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Athelard  
Athelgoda
Wife of Saeberht.
 
Atheline Raison
Wife of Richard Raison.
 
Aubrey de Vere (d. 1112)
Sheriff and portreeve.
 
Aubrey de Vere (d. 1194)
First earl of Oxford and count of Guînes. Grandson of Aubrey de Vere.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Augustine Hynde (fl. 1550-51)
Sheriff of London from 1550—1551 CE. Member of the Clothworkers’ Company. Buried in St. Peter, Westcheap.
MASL
 
Augustine Matthews
Printer.
BBTI
BBTI
Wikipedia
 
Augustine Phillps (d. 1605)
Actor with The King’s Men.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Augustine Ryther (d. 1593)
English cartographer, engraver, and translator.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Augustus Caesar
Founder and first emperor of the Roman Empire.
Wikipedia
 
Aveline de Forz (b. 1259, d. 1274)
Wikipedia
 
Avery Randolph
Originally from Badlesmere, Kent. Father of Thomas Randolph.
 
Avice Gibson
Wife of Nicholas Gibson.
BHO
 
Avice Middleton
Sister of Thomas Middleton and wife of Allen Waterer.
 
Aymer de Valence (d. 1324)
Earl of Pembroke, husband to Mary de St. Paul.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Aymon of Savoy (b. 15 December 1210, d. 22 June 1343)
Count of Savoy. Son of Amadeus V of Savoy.
Wikipedia
 
John Bagford (b. between 1650 and 1651, d. in or after 5 May 1716)
Bookseller and antiquary.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Baldwin
Son of King Stephen.
 
Baldwin I of Jerusalem (b. 1058, d. 1118)
One of the leaders of the First Crusade.
Wikipedia
 
Barbara Hungerford  
Barbara Writhesley
Mother to Barbara Hungerford.
 
Barnard Randolph (d. 1583)
Gentleman.
 
Lord Delamote Barnard
A French nobleman affiliated with the Merchant Taylors’ Company.
 
Lord Montferrant Barnard
A French nobleman affiliated with the Merchant Taylors’ Company.
 
Bartholomew Billington  
Bartholomew Burwash
Tenement owner in Castle Baynard Wall.
 
Bartholomew Caster
Knight.
 
Bartholomew de Almain
Donated money to Grey Friar’s Church.
 
Bartholomew de Frestlyng
Sheriff of London from 1357—1358 CE. Member of the Grocers’ Company.
MASL
 
Bartholomew de la Vauch
Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
Bartholomew Deumars
Sheriff of London from 1340—1341 CE. Believed to be a corder.
MASL
 
Bartholomew Linsled
Last Prior of St. Marie Overie in the Southwark Cathedral.
 
Bartholomew of the Castle
Financed the building of part of Grey Friar’s Church.
 
Bartholomew Read (fl. 1497-1503)
Sheriff of London from 1497—1498 CE. Mayor from 1503—1503 CE. Member of the Grocers’ Company. Buried in Charterhouse.
MASL
 
Bartholomew Seman (fl. 1406?-31?)
Goldbeater and goldsmith. Ran mints in London, Calais, and York. Buried in St. John Zachary Parish. See related ODNB entry for Moneyers.
 
Bartholomew the Apostle
One of the twelve apostles of Jesus.
Wikipedia
 
Bartram of Hamburg
Donated funds to build Bishopsgate.
 
Bartrand Austrie
Daughter of Sir Ralph Austrie, wife of Grimond Descure, and also buried at St. Mildred church.
 
Bastard de Scales
Buried at Whitefriars Church.
 
Beatrice (b. 1312)
Duchess of Brittany, wife of John, the second Duke of Brittany.
 
Beatrice of Provence (b. 1229, d. 23 September 1267)
Wikipedia
 
Beatrice of Savoy (b. 1205, d. 4 January 1267)
Wikipedia
 
Beatrix Brown
Buried in St. Katharine Cree.
 
Bede (b. between 672 and 673, d. 735)
An English monk at the monastery of Saint Peter at Monkwearmouth who chronicled the history of the English people. Known as the Father of English History.
BAE
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Belin
Late owner of Billingsgate.
 
Ben Jonson (b. 1572, d. 1637)
Poet and playwright.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Benedick Augustine
Husband of Katherine Augustine.
 
Benedict Barnham (bap. 1559, d. 1598)
Sheriff of London from 1591—1592 CE. Member of the Drapers’ Company.
MASL
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Benedict Botewrite
Merchant of London who finished the rebuilding of the London Bridge.
 
Benedict de Folesham
Sheriff of London from 1324—1325 CE. Member of the Grocers Company.
MASL
 
Benedict of Nursia
Patron Saint of Europe and students.
Wikipedia
 
Benedict Reding
Buried in St. Martin Orgar.
 
Benedict Senturer
Sheriff of London from 1216—1217 CE. Member of the Goldsmiths’ Company.
MASL
 
Benedict Shorne
Fishmonger and benefactor to St. Benet Sherehog church.
 
Bennet Abbot of Wirall
Master to the reverend Bede.
 
Bennett Gerard (d. 1403)
Brewer. Buried in St. Botolph.
 
Bernard
First prior of the Dunstable Priory.
Wikipedia
 
Bernard of Clairvaux
A French abbot and a leader in the formation of the Cistercian order. Named a Doctor of the Church in 1830.
Wikipedia
 
Berosus (fl. between 300 BCE and 201 BCE)
Writer, historian, and astronomer from the third century BCE.
Wikipedia
 
Beswicke
Alderman.
 
Bevis Bond
Financed the building of part of Grey Friar’s Church.
 
Bishop Eustace de Fauconberg (b. 1170, d. 31 October 1228)
English Bishop of London and Lord High Treasurer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Bishop John Lesley (b. 29 September 1527, d. 31 May 1596)
Bishop of Ross (Roman Catholic), Scottish historian, and conspirator.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Bishop Thomas Sprat (b. 1635, d. 20 May 1713)
Bishop of Rochester. English divine and writer.
Wikipedia
ODNB
 
Bishop William Giffard (d. 1129)
First bishop of Wincester.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Blackstanus
Member of the Knighten Guild.
Wikipedia
 
Blanch Waterton
Daughter of Sir Hugh Waterton. Buried at the London Charterhouse.
 
Blanche
Daughter of Edward III who died shortly after birth.
Wikipedia
 
Blase White
Grocer. Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
Boniface of Savoy (b. 1217, d. 18 July 1270)
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Boudica (d. 60)
Brtish Queen who led her people in revolt against Roman governance.
ODNB
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Richard Brathwaite
Poet and writer.
BAE
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Brian Briset
Father of Ralph Briset and grandfather of Jordan Briset.
 
Brihthelm (d. between 957 and 959)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 951—953 CE.
Wikipedia
 
Brother Norman
Confessor of Queen Matilda.
Brooke 323
 
Buckle
A grocer who died on Bucklersbury street, which was thus named after him.
 
Burchwood
King’s plumber during the construction of St. Paul’s Cathedral.
 
Burghrede
King of Mercia.
 
Cadar
Romano-British archbishop as recorded by Jocelin of Furness.
Wikipedia
 
Caleb Willis
Lecturer of rhetoric.
 
Captain Pod
Well-known exhibitor of puppet shows in early modern London. Alluded to in John Day and Henry Chettle’s The Blind Beggar of Bethnal Green.
 
Cardinal Lorenzo Campeggio (b. 1471, d. 25 July 1539)
Bishop of Salisbury. Italian diplomat and Cardinal-protector of the Holy Roman Empire.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Carvilius
One of the four kings of Kent during Caesar’s second expedition to Britain. Ally of the British King Cassivellaunus.
Wikipedia
 
Cassius Dio
Roman Senator and historian.
Wikipedia
 
Cassivellaunus
British king who appears in Geoffrey of Monouth’s History of the Kings of Britain as Cassibelanus.
ODNB
OR
Wikipedia
 
Casway (fl. in or after 1552)
Gardener.
 
Catherine Howard
The fifth wife of Henry VIII and queen of England from 1540-1541 CE. Executed on the grounds of treason.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Catherine of Aragon (b. 16 December 1485, d. 7 January 1536)
Queen of England. First consort of Henry VIII.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Catherine of Valois (b. 27 October 1401, d. 3 January 1437)
Queen of England. Consort to Henry V and mother to Henry VI. Grandmother to Henry VII through her secret marriage to Owen Tudor.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Catherine Parr (b. 1512, d. 5 September 1598)
Sixth wife of Henry VIII and queen of England from 1543 until his death in 1547. Married four times; her fourth husband was Thomas Seymour. Died giving birth to their only child.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Cato the Elder (b. 234 BCE, d. 149 BCE)
A Roman senator and historian. First person to write history in Latin. Great-grandfather of Cato the Younger, who opposed Julius Caesar.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Caulse
According to Stow, Caulse was the bishop of London in 841 CE.
 
Cecily Neville (b. 1425, d. 1450)
Duchess of Warwick.
Wikipedia
 
Cedd (b. 620, d. 26 November 664)
Northumbrian monk and bishop of the East Saxons. Stow claims Cedd was a bishop of London, but this designation has been disputed.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Cenwalh (d. 672)
King of Wessex.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Ceolberht (d. between 845 and 869)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 816—824 CE.
Wikipedia
 
Chapone a Florentine (d. 1582)
 
Charles Booth (d. 1535)
Bishop of Hereford.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Charles Brandon First Duke of Suffolk (b. 1484, d. 1545)
Son of Sir William Brandon (standard-bearer to Henry Tudor), and husband of Mary Tudor. He had the Suffolk House built during the reign of Henry VIII.
Wikipedia
ODNB
BAE
 
Charles Howard (b. 1536, d. 14 December 1624)
Second baron Howard of Effingham and first earl of Nottingham. Commander of the English fleet in opposition to the Spanish Armada.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Charles I (b. 1600, d. 1649)
King of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Charles I of Anjou (b. 1226, d. 7 January 1285)
Count of Provence from 1246 to 1285, Count of Forcalquier from 1246 to 1248 and 1256 to 1285, Count of Anjou and Maine from 1246 to 1285, King of Sicily from 1266 to 1285, and Prince of Achaea from 1278 to 1285. Proclaimed King of Albania in 1272, and purchased a claim to the Kingdom of Jerusalem in 1277.
Wikipedia
 
Charles I of Spain (b. 1500, d. 1558)
Reigned 1516—1556 as king of Spain. Reigned 1519—1556 as Holy Roman Emperor Charles V.
OR
Wikipedia
 
Charles II (b. 1630, d. 1685)
King of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Charles II (b. 1332, d. 1387)
King of Navarre, 1349—1387.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Charles IV (b. 14 May 1316, d. 29 November 1378)
King of Bohemia and the Romans. Holy Roman Emperor.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Charles Stuart (b. 1555, d. 1576)
Second son of Margaret Douglas.
Wikipedia
 
Charles V
Duke of Burgundy and Holy Roman emperor who also ruled the empires of Spain and the Netherlands.
 
Charles VI (b. 3 December 1368, d. 21 October 1422)
King of France, 1380—1422. Father to Catherine of Valois.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Charles VIII (b. 30 June 1470, d. 7 April 1498)
King of France, 1483—1498.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Chincroft
Father of Elizabeth Skinard.
 
Christian IV of Denmark (b. 12 April 1577, d. 28 February 1648)
King of Denmark and Norway, 1588—1648. Son of Frederick II of Denmark and Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow. Brother of Anne of Denmark, Elizabeth of Denmark, and Ulric of Denmark.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Christian Morris  
Christine Barantyn (b. in or before 1415, d. 1427)
Wife of Drew Barantyn. Buried in St. John Zachary Parish. See related ODNB entry for Drew Barantyn.
 
Christopher Arnold (b. 1627, d. 1686)
Professor of history, rhetoric, and poetry at the University of Altdorf.
 
Christopher Banaster
One-time owner of Pike Gardens. Father of John Banaster.
 
Christopher Beeston (b. between 1579 and 1580, d. 1638)
Actor and theatre entrepreneur. Founder of the Cockpit Theatre.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Christopher Carleill (b. 1551, d. 1593)
Soldier and naval commander. Son-in-law of Sir George Barne.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Christopher Eliot (fl. 1491-1505)
One of the warden of London Bridge. Buried at St. John Zachary.
BHO
 
Christopher Feliocke
Buried at St. Mildred church.
 
Christopher Hawes
Sheriff of London from 1503—1504 CE. Member of the Mercers’ Company.
MASL
 
Christopher Holt  
Christopher Jennie
Sergeant at Arms. Appointed in 1531.
 
Christopher Marlowe (bap. 1564, d. 1593)
Playwright and poet.
BAE
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Christopher Turner (d. 1530)
Surgeon to King Henry VIII, buried at church of St. Mildred.
 
Christopher Warter
Sheriff of London from 1451—1452 CE. Member of the Skinners’ Company.
MASL
 
Christopher Wren (b. 1632, d. 1723)
Architect, mathematician, and astronomer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Cicero (b. 106 BCE, d. 43 BCE)
A Roman philosopher, politician, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consuol, and constitutionalist.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Cingetorix
One of four kings of Kent during Caesar’s second expedition to Britain and was an ally of the British King Cassivellaunus.
Wikipedia
 
Ciran
Butler of King Lucius, who, according to Stow, aided in building the Church of St. Peter upon Cornhill. Possibly known as St. Cyranus.
 
Claes van Visscher
Cartographer. Drew a map of London in 1616.
 
Claudius
Roman emperor from 41—54 CE.
BAE
OR
Wikipedia
 
Claudius Ptolemy (b. 100, d. 170)
Greco-Egyptian writer, mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, and poet from Alexandria.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Clement de Jonghe (b. 1624, d. 1677)
Dutch printer and map dealer in Amsterdam.
BM
 
Cnut the Great (d. 1035)
King of England, Denmark, and Norway.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Coenwalh (d. between 793 and 796)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 789—793 CE.
Wikipedia
 
Colver
Homeowner. MoEML has not yet added biographical content for this person. The editors welcome research leads from qualified individuals. Please contact us for further information.
 
Commius
A historical King of the Belgic nation of the Atrebates in 1st century BCE. Ally of Julius Caesar.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Conan
Romano-British archbishop as recorded by Jocelin of Furness.
Wikipedia
 
Conrad Gessner (b. 1516, d. 1565)
Swiss naturalist, zoologist, and author of the five-volume Historiae animalium, now considered to be a landmark text of modern zoology.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Constance Knolles  
Constantine
The first Roman emperor to profess Christianity.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Constantine Fitz Aelulfe
Sheriff of London from 1197—1198 CE. Hanged in 1222 CE.
MASL
 
Constantine Fitz-Alulf
Sheriff of London from 1212—1213 CE. Likely the son of Constantine fitz-Alulf.
MASL
 
Cornelius Fish
Chamberlain of the City of London, 1603—26.
 
Cornelius Van Dun
Yeoman of the Guard.
 
Countess of Hungtington (d. 1429)
Countess of Huntington and Countess of the March. Buried in St. Katherine’s Hospital.
 
Culpepper (b. 1514, d. 1541)
Courtier and close friend of Henry VIII.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Cunobeline (d. 40)
A king in pre-Roman Britain, later dramatized in Shakespeare’s Cymbeline.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Cuthbert Burbage (b. between 1564 and 1565, d. 1636)
Actor, theatre entrepreneur, son of James Burbage, and elder brother of Richard Burbage.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Cuthbert Tunstall (b. 1474, d. 1559)
Bishop of Durham.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Cyriacus Kale
Prominent Hanseatic merchant who resided in the Steelyard. Painted by Hans Holbein the Younger.
 
Dame Agnes Clifford  
Dame Agnes Danvars
Wife of Sir Robert Danvars, both buried at St Bartholomew’s Church. Has a daughter with a monument atSt. Thomas’ Church.
 
Dame Alice Steward  
Dame Anne Radcliffe (d. 1585)
 
Dame Beatrix Narbrough  
Dame Bridget Trussel
Wife of Sir William Trussell. Buried at church of Bermondsey.
 
Dame Eleanor Mortimer  
Dame Elizabeth Arundell
Wife of Sir Edward Arundell. Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Elizabeth Bowes
Wife of Sir William Bowes. Buried at church of Bermondsey.
 
Dame Elizabeth Mellington
Wife of Sir Thomas Mellington, daughter and heir of William Botelar. Buried in Crutched Friars Priory.
 
Dame Elizabeth Narborough  
Dame Elizabeth Salvage (fl. 1539)
Abbess of the Minories.
 
Dame Grisilde Tewke
Wife of Sir Brian Tewke, buried in the parish church of St. Margaret, Lothbury, in Coleman Street Ward.
 
Dame Ide West
Wife of Sir Thomas West. Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Isabell Edward  
Dame Isabell Spencer
Daughter of Sir Hugh Spencer. Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Jahu Strange
Daughter of Thomas Strange.
 
Dame Jane Sayne
Wife of John Blackwell, daughter of Sir John Lee. Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Joan Astley (fl. 1445-46)
Nurse of Henry VI.
 
Dame Joan Beaufort (b. 1379, d. 1440)
Countess of Westmorland and only daughter of John of Gaunt. Buried at St. Mary Clerkenwell.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Dame Joan Daubeney
Wife of Sir Giles Daubeney and mother of Sir William Daubeny. Buried in Austin friars.
ODNB
 
Dame Joan de Beauchamp (b. 1396, d. 1430)
Countess of Ormond.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Dame Joan Norris
The Lady of Bedford. Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Joane Borough
Buried at the London Charterhouse.
 
Dame Joane de Greystoke
Baroness of Greystoke. Buried at St. Mary Clerkenwell.
 
Dame Joanne Milborne
Wife of Sir John Milborne. Buried in St. Edmund.
 
Dame Joanne Tesle (d. 1486)
 
Dame Joanne Zouch (d. 1439)
Wife of Sir John Zouch. Buried in All Hallows Barking.
 
Dame Johan Carne
Daughter of Sir John Carne.
 
Dame Julian Lacy
Wife of Sir Richard Lacy. Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Katherine Terrell
Wife of Sir John Terrell. Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Lucy Knowles
Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Margaret Lenthaine
Wife of Sir John Lenthaine. Buried at the London Charterhouse.
 
Dame Margaret Milborne
Wife of Sir John Milborne. Buried in St. Edmund.
 
Dame Margaret Rade (d. 1510)
Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Margaret West
Buried in Austin Friars.
 
Dame Margery Twyford (d. in or after 1390)
Wife of Sir Nicholas Twyford and then Drew Barantyn. Buried in St. John Zachary Church. See related ODNB entry for Sir Nicholas Twyford.
 
Dame Mary Ramsey
Wife of Sir Thomas Ramsey and charitable donor.
 
Dame Mary S. Maure  
Dame Maud Peach
Wife of Sir John Peach. Monument at church of St. Saviour.
 
Dame Thomason
Late wife to Sir John Percival. Donor to the Holborn conduit.
 
Daniel Rawlinson (d. 11 July 1679)
Vintner. Resident of Fenchurch Street and owner of the Mitre Tavern.
 
Daniel the Elder Mytens (b. 1590, d. 1647)
Dutch portrait painter and artist.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
David II of Scotland
King of Scots from 7 June 1329 until his death in February 1371.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
David Lindsay
Won a jousting contest against Lord Welles that took place on the London Bridge.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
David Smith
Embroiderer.
 
David Woodroffe
Sheriff of London from 1554—1555 CE. Member of the Haberdashers’ Company. Father of Sir Nicholas Woodroffe. Buried in St. Andrew Undershaft.
MASL
 
Dedwin
Romano-British archbishop as recorded by Jocelin of Furness.
Wikipedia
 
Derich Born (b. 1510, d. 1549)
Prominent Hanseatic merchant who resided in the Steelyard. Painted by Hans Holbein the Younger.
 
Derick Berck
Prominent Hanseatic merchant who resided in the Steelyard. Painted by Hans Holbein the Younger.
 
Deruvian
Legendary and possibly historical bishop and saint of the second century.
Wikipedia
 
Desiderius Erasmus (b. 1467, d. 1536)
Humanist scholar.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Diego Sarmiento de Acuña (b. 1 November 1567, d. 2 October 1626)
Conde de Gondomar and Spanish ambassador.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Dionysus
God of fruitfulness and vegetation (especially wine and ecstasy) in Roman mythology. God of the grape harvest, winemaking, wine, ritual of madness, fertility, theatre, and religious ecstasy in Greek mythology. Son of Zeus and Semele.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Dirk Tybis
Prominent Hanseatic merchant who resided in the Steelyard. Painted by Hans Holbein the Younger.
 
Doctor Allen
Doctor. Donated funds to help build the St. Mary-Le-Bow steeple that was finished by 1512.
 
Domitian
Roman emperor, 81—96 CE.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Donald Lupton (d. 1676)
Clergyman and writer.
ODNB
 
Dr. William Chichele
Archdeacon of Canterbury, 1420—44. Cousin of Henry Chichele, archbishop of Canterbury, William Chichele, and Sir Robert Chichele.
Wikipedia
 
Dr. Yaxley
Physician to Henry VIII. Buried in St. Michael, Cornhill.
 
Drugo (Drew) Barantyn (b. 1350, d. 1415)
Sheriff of London from 1393—1394 CE. Mayor from 1398—1399 CE. Member of the Goldsmiths’ Company. Husband of Dame Margery Twyford, then Christine Barantyn. Buried in St. John Zachary.
MASL
ODNB
 
Drugo Barentyn
Sheriff of London from 1393—1394 CE. Mayor from 1398—1399 CE and again from 1408—1409 CE. Member of the Goldsmiths’ Company.
MASL
 
Dudley Carleton (b. 10 March 1574, d. 15 February 1632)
First viscount Dorchester. Diplomat. Secretary of state, 1628-32.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Robert Dudley
Earl of Leicester. Courtier and friend of Elizabeth I.
BAE
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Eadbald (d. between 796 and 798)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 793—796 CE.
Wikipedia
 
Eadberht (d. between 787 and 789)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 772—782 CE.
Wikipedia
 
Eadgar of London (d. between 789 and 793)
Bishop of London who was consecrated between 787—789 CE.
Wikipedia
 
Eadred (b. 923, d. 23 November 955)
King of the English from 946 until his death in 955.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Earconwald (d. 693)
Bishop of London.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Earl of Millen
Husband to the daughter of King Stephen, Matilda.
 
Earl William Warren
Earl. Monument at church of St. Saviour.
 
Ecgbert of Wessex (b. between 769 and 771, d. 839)
Ninth-century king of Wessex, reported to have changed the country’s name from Loegria to Angellandt (from which we now get England).
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Ecgwulf (d. between 766 and 772)
Bishop of London who was consecrated in 745 CE.
Wikipedia
 
Edgar (b. between 943 and 944, d. 975)
King of England.
BAE
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edgar (fl. 996)
Bishop of London according to Stow, though no other source supports this claim.
 
Edith of Wessex
Wife of Edward the Confessor and Queen of England.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edmond Astley  
Edmond Burlac (d. 1583)
Marcer. Buried in the parish church of St. Olave‘s in Coleman Street Ward.
 
Edmond Harlocke (d. 1509)
Buried in St. Stephen, Coleman Street Ward, according to Stow.
 
Edmond Hemenhall
Sheriff of London from 1345—1346 CE. Possible member of the Mercers’ Company.
MASL
 
Edmond Holland
Son of Thomas Holland and Joan of Kent. Buried in the church of Austin Friars.
 
Edmond Hungerford
Father of Walter Hungerford.
 
Edmond Knightley
Sergeant at Arms. Appointed in 1531.
 
Edmond Rotheley
Gentleman.
 
Edmond Water  
Edmund Alison
Priest and librarian at Chapel of St. Mary Magdalen, Guildhall.
 
Edmund Bonner (b. 1500, d. 5 September 1569)
Bishop of London who was elected on October 20, 1539.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edmund Crepin
Sold the Merchant Taylors’ Hall to its guild.
 
Edmund Dudley (b. 1462, d. 1510)
Administrator and financial agent of Henry VII.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edmund fitz-Gerard
Sheriff of London from 1205—1206 CE.
MASL
 
Edmund Grey (b. 1416, d. 1490)
First Earl of Kent.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edmund Grindal (b. 1516, d. 1583)
Bishop of London.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edmund Howes (fl. 1602-31)
Chronicler.
 
Edmund II (b. 993, d. 1016)
King of England.
BAE
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edmund Mortimer (b. 1 February 1352, d. 27 December 1381)
Third earl of March. Husband of Philippa of Clarence (the House of York’s claim to the throne comes from this marriage).
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edmund of Hadenham
Monk of Rochester and supposed annalist.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edmund of Langley (b. 1341, d. 1402)
First duke of York.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edmund of York (b. 17 May 1443, d. 30 December 1460)
Second son to Richard Plantagenet, third duke of York. Died at age seventeen in the Battle of Wakefield during the War of the Roses.
Wikipedia
 
Edmund Oldhall
Buried at Whitefriars Church.
 
Edmund Rich (b. 1174, d. 1240)
Archbishop of Canterbury.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edmund Tilney (b. between 1535 and 1536, d. 1610)
Courtier.
 
Edmund Trindel
Godparent to John Stow alongside Robert Smith and Margaret Dickson. Buried in St. Michael, Cornhill.
BHO
 
Edmund Wartar
Esquire. Buried in All Hallows Staining.
 
Edward Allde (b. between 1555 and 1563, d. 1627)
Printer and bookseller.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Alleyn (b. 1566, d. 1626)
Player with the Admiral’s Men. Founded Dulwich College.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Altham
Sheriff of London from 1531—1532 CE. Member of the Clothworkers’ Company.
MASL
 
Edward Arden (b. 1533, d. 1583)
Second cousin of Mary Arden, William Shakespeare’s mother. Catholic executed for conspiracy against Elizabeth I.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Bankes
Sheriff of London from 1563—1564 CE. Member of the Haberdashers’ Company. Buried at St. Mary-Le-Bow.
MASL
 
Edward Beastby  
Edward Blount (b. 1464, d. 1475)
Second Baron Mountjoy.
Wikipedia
 
Edward Brerewood
An English scholar, antiquary, mathematician, logician, and professor of astronomy.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Bromflit (d. 1460)
Esquire of Warwickshire. Buried at the Church of St. Michael in Bassinges Hall.
 
Edward Burnell
Classical scholar.
ODNB
 
Edward Deoly
Buried at St. Mary Woolchurch in 1467.
 
Edward Eldsmere
Buried at Whitefriars Church.
 
Edward Elrington (b. 1496, d. 1552)
Earl of Southampton, chief butler of Edward VI, and treasurer of the navy. Buried in St. Peter upon Cornhill.
HPO
 
Edward Gower
Son of George Gower.
 
Edward Hall
English lawyer, member of parliament, and historian who lived from 1497—1547 CE.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Heywarde
Buried in St. George church.
 
Edward Holmedon
Sheriff of London from 1597—1598 CE. Member of the Grocers’ Company.
MASL
 
Edward Hupcornehill
Member of the Knighten Guild.
Wikipedia
 
Edward I (b. between 17 June 1239 and 18 June 1239, d. in or before 27 October 1307)
King of England.
BAE
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward II (b. 25 April 1284, d. 1327)
King of England.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward III (b. 12 November 1312, d. 21 June 1377)
King of England and lord of Ireland, 1327—1377. Duke of Aquitaine, 1327—1360, and lord of Aquitaine, 1360—77. Son of Edward II and Isabella of France.
BAE
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward IV (b. 28 April 1442, d. 9 April 1483)
King of England and lord of Ireland, 1461—1483. Son of Richard of York.
BAE
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Jakman
Sheriff of London from 1564—1565 CE. Member of the Grocers’ Company.
MASL
 
Edward le Blund
Sheriff of London from 1264—1265 CE. Member of the Drapers’ Company.
MASL
 
Edward Lloyd (b. 1648, d. 1713)
Coffee-house keeper, publisher, eponymist of Lloyd’s Insurance.
ODNB
 
Edward Merwine
Sergeant at Arms. Appointed in 1531.
 
Edward Middleton  
Edward of Langley (b. 1373, d. 1415)
Second duke of York and grandson of Edward III.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward of Norwich
Son of Edmund of Langley and grandson of Edward III.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward of Woodstock (alias the Black Prince) (b. 1330, d. 1376)
Prince of Wales and Aquitaine. Heir to the English throne and military commander. Eldest son of King Edward III. Father of King Richard II.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Poynings (b. 1459, d. 1521)
Soldier, diplomat, and administrator.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Scales (d. 1521)
Merchant. Buried in St. Dunstan in the East.
 
Edward Seymour (b. 1500, d. 1552)
Duke of Somerset.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Somerset (b. 1550, d. 3 March 1628)
Fourth earl of Worchester. Nobleman and courtier.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Stafford (b. 1478, d. 1521)
Third Duke of Buckingham.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Stanhop
Knight.
 
Edward Stanley
Nobleman who was the ward of Thomas Wolsey until he came of age.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward the Confessor (b. between 1003 and 1005, d. between 4 January 1066 and 5 January 1066)
King of England venerated as a saint after his death.
BAE
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward the Elder
Son of Alfred the Great and king of the Anglo-Saxons.
 
Edward the Exile (d. 1057)
Son of Edmund Ironside, King of England.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward V (b. 2 November 1470, d. 1483)
King of England and lord of Ireland. Son of Edward IV.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward VI (b. 12 October 1537, d. 6 July 1553)
King of England and Ireland, 1547—1553. Son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour.
BAE
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Edward Warrington
Buried at St. Benet Sherehog church.
 
Edwatars (d. 1558)
Sergeant at arms. Buried in St. Dunstan in the East.
 
Edwin Sandys (b. 1519, d. 10 July 1588)
Bishop of London from 1570—1576. He was a translator of the Bishop’s Bible.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Eleanor  
Eleanor (d. 1530)
Duchess of Buckingham, buried in Christ’s Church.
 
Eleanor Butler (née Talbot) (d. 1468)
Wife of Thomas Butler. Allegedly betrothed to Edward IV.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Eleanor de Bohun (b. 1366, d. 1399)
The elder daughter and co-heiress with her sister, Mary de Bohun, of their father Humphrey de Bohun, seventh earl of Hereford. Wife of Thomas of Woodstock, duke of Gloucester.
Wikipedia
 
Eleanor de Cobham (b. 1400, d. 1452)
Mistress and the second wife of Humphrey, duke of Gloucester.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Eleanor FitzAlan
English noblewoman. Wife of Thomas Browne.
 
Eleanor Gristles
Buried at Whitefriars Church.
 
Eleanor Neville
Wife of Thomas Stanley and mother of George Stanley. Not to be confused with Eleanor Neville.
 
Eleanor Neville
Daughter of Ralph Neville. Married to Lord Douglas. Not to be confused with Eleanor Neville.
 
Eleanor of Castile (b. 1241, d. 1290)
Queen of England. Consort of King Edward I.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Eleanor of Provence
Daughter of Ramon Berenguer and Beatrice of Savoy. Consort of Henry III and Queen of England. Sister of Margaret of Provence, Sanchia of Provence, and Beatrice of Provence.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Eleanor Writhesley
Wife of Sir John Writhesley, and mother of John Writhesley.
 
Eleuterus (d. 24 May 189)
Bishop of Rome from c. 174 to his death.
Wikipedia
BAE
 
Elianor Fen  
Elias Russel
Sheriff of London from 1292—1293 CE. Mayor from 1299—1301 CE. Member of the Drapers’ Company.
MASL
 
Elizabeth
Countess of Hertfordshire.
 
Elizabeth
Countess of Athnole. Buried at Whitefriars Church.
 
Elizabeth Addis (d. 1450)
Wife of John Francis. Buried in St. John Parish.
 
Elizabeth Audley (d. 1564)
Second wife of Thomas Audley. Mother to Margaret Audley and Mary Audley. Daughter of Thomas Grey, second marquess of Dorset.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth Barkley
Countess of Ormond.
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth Barnes  
Elizabeth Beauchamp
Daughter of Roger Beauchamp.
 
Elizabeth Blount (b. 1500, d. 1541)
Daughter of John Blount.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth Blunt
Buried at Whitefriars Church.
 
Elizabeth Cawarden (d. 1560)
Wife of Sir Thomas Cawarden, first master of the revels. They married in 1542. See related ODNB entry for Sir Thomas Cawarden.
 
Elizabeth Chicheley (d. 1499)
Daughter of John Chicheley, wife of Sir Thomas Kyriell, and subsuqently Ralph Ashton and Sir John Buchier. See related ODNB entry for Ralph Ashton.
 
Elizabeth Couderow  
Elizabeth de Badlesmere (b. 1313, d. 1356)
Countess of Northampton, daughter of Bartholomew de Badlesmere.
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth de Beauchamp (b. 1415, d. 1448)
English officer of arms.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth de Bohun (b. 1350, d. 1385)
Countess of Arundel and Countess of Surrey.
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth Duram  
Elizabeth Fortescue
Wife of John Fortescue, buried at St. Laurence, Jewry.
 
Elizabeth Gemersey
Buried at Whitefriars Church.
 
Elizabeth Hone
Wife of Adam Hone.
 
Elizabeth I (b. 7 September 1533, d. 24 March 1603)
Queen of England and Ireland.
ODNB
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth Mellington
Wife of Robert Mellingon, daughter of Ferreis of Ousley. Buried in Crutched Friars Priory. Not to be confused with Dame Elizabeth Mellington.
 
Elizabeth of Denmark (b. 25 August 1573, d. 19 July 1625)
Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. Wife of Henry Julius. Daughter of Frederick II of Denmark and Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow. Sister of Anne of Denmark, Christian IV of Denmark, and Ulric of Denmark.
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth of York (b. 1466, d. 1503)
Queen of England. Consort of King Henry VII. Mother of King Henry VIII.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth Peak
Wife of Robert Fabian. Likely buried in St. Michael. See related ODNB entry for Robert Fabian.
 
Elizabeth Purslowe
Widow and successor of George Purslowe.
BBTI
 
Elizabeth Simpson
Wife of Robert Simpson. Buried in St. Benet Fink.
 
Elizabeth Skinard  
Elizabeth Soane
Wife of Thomas Soane.
 
Elizabeth Tudor (b. 1492, d. 1495)
Second daughter and fourth child of Henry VII. Died at three years of age.
Wikipedia
 
Elizabeth Venour
Wife of William Venner. Buried in St. Helens.
 
Elizabeth Wharton  
Elizabeth Wilforde  
Elizabeth Woodville (b. 1436, d. 8 June 1492)
Queen consort of England. Wife of Edward IV.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Ellinor Cotes
Printer.
BBTI
 
Ellis Hey
Wife of Thomas Hey. Buried in St. Martin Outwich.
 
Elphinus (fl. 1004)
Bishop of London according to Stow, though no other source suports this claim.
 
Elvanus
Legendary figure, supposedly the butler of King Lucius and the second archbishop of London, who built a library for St. Peters upon Cornhill.
BHO
 
Emma Constantine  
Emma Meager
Wife of John Meager, buried in St. Nicholas Acon.
 
Empress Helena
Mother of Constantine the Great.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Empress Matilda (b. 1102, d. 1167)
Daughter of King Henry I.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Enguerrand de Coucy (b. 1340b. 1397)
Husband of Isabella, countess of Bedford. After the death of Edward III, he repudiated his loyalty to England in favour of France.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Ernulf fitz-Alulf
Sheriff of London from 1198—1199 CE.
MASL
 
Ernulfus Buchel
Portgrave of the city of London during the reign of King Henry II.
 
Ethelfled
Daughter of King Alfred.
 
Eustacius
The eighth prior of Holy Trinity Prior.
 
Fagan
Legendary and possibly historical bishop and saint of the second century.
Wikipedia
 
Falkes de Breauté
Anglo-Norman soldier who earned high office by loyally serving King John and King Henry III in the First Barons’ War.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Felix Kyngston (b. in or before 1598, d. 1653)
Printer.
BBTI
 
Felix Travars
Daughter of Sir Thomas Gisers, and wife of Thomas Travars. Buried in All Hallows Staining.
 
Ferdinand III of Castile (d. 1057)
King of Castille.
Wikipedia
 
Ferreis of Ousley  
Finán (d. 17 February 661)
Irish monk and missionary who became bishop of Lindisfarne in 651 CE.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Thomas Fluddie
Yeoman of Henry VIII’s bears.
BHO
 
Frances Chape
Buried in Christ Church.
 
Frances Grey (née Brandon) (b. 16 July 1517, d. 20 November 1559)
Mother of Lady Jane Grey and daughter of Mary Tudor and Charles Brandon.
 
Frances Howard (b. 31 May 1590, d. 23 August 1632)
Countess of Somerset. Courtier. Daughter of Thomas Howard. Wife of Robert Devereux and Robert Carr.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Frances Radclyffe (née Sidney) (b. 1531, d. 1589)
Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth I.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Francesco Valegio (fl. 1598-1627)
Engraver, etcher, and print dealer.
BM
 
Francis Barnham (b. 1515, d. 1575)
Sheriff of London from 1570—1571 CE. Mayor from 1487—1488 CE. Member of the Drapers’ Company.
MASL
ODNB
 
Francis Baromi  
Francis Beaumont (b. between 1584 and 1585, d. 1616)
Playwright.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Francis Bowyer (d. 1580)
Sheriff of London from 1577—1578 CE. Member of the Grocers’ Company. Buried in ST. Nicholas Acon.
MASL
 
Francis Coles
Pamphleteer and/or bookseller. Accused of printing scandalous material in 1643.
BBTI
BBTI
BHO
 
Francis Cooke  
Francis Langley (b. 1548, d. 1602)
Businessman and moneylender.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Francis Osborne (b. 1593, d. 1659)
Writer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Francis Tipsley  
Frans Hogenberg (b. 1535, d. 1590)
Flemish and German painter, engraver, and cartographer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
François de Belleforest (b. 1530, d. 1583)
French author, poet, and translator.
Wikipedia
 
Frederick de Wit (b. 1629, d. 1706)
Dutch cartographer and artist.
Wikipedia
 
Frederick II of Denmark (b. 1 July 1534, d. 4 April 1588)
King of Denmark and Norway. Husband of Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow. Father of Anne of Denmark, Christian IV of Denmark, and Elizabeth of Denmark.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Frederick of Denmark (b. 10 July 1471, d. 10 April 1533)
King of Denmark and Norway.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Frederick V of the Palatinate (b. 26 August 1596, d. 29 November 1632)
Elector Palatinate of the Rhine. Husband of Princess Elizabeth Stuart.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Friar Randulph
A friar who was sent to the Tower of London and who was slain in 1419 CE.
 
Fulk Basset (d. 1259)
Bishop of London.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Fulk St. Edmond
Sheriff of London from 1289—1290 CE. Possibly a bureller.
MASL
 
Fulke Lovell (d. 1285)
Elected bishop of London on February 18, 1280, but resigned before April 8, 1280 CE.
Wikipedia
 
G. Hind (fl. 1548)
Church warden of St. Michael, Cornhill.
 
Gabriel Goodman (b. 1528, d. 1601)
Dean of Westminster.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Gabriel Harvey (b. between 1552 and 1553, d. 1631)
Scholar and poet.
BAE
ODNB
 
Gabriel Rave (Raue) (d. 1511)
Fuller, d.? 1511, buried in the parish church of St. Olave‘s in Coleman Street Ward.
 
Gabriel Spencer (b. 1576, d. 1598)
Player with the Lord Admiral’s Men. Killed in a duel by Ben Jonson.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Gaius Julius Solinus (fl. c. 200-c. 250)
Third-century Latin grammarian and compiler. Author of De mirabilibus mundi (The Wonders of the World).
Wikipedia
 
Garth
No first name provided. Monument at Mercers’ Hall.
 
Lord Danvers Gaylard
A French nobleman affiliated with the Merchant Taylors’ Company.
 
Geoffery Boleyn
Sheriff of London from 1446—1447 CE. Mayor from 1457—1458 CE. Member of the Mercers’ Company. Father of Thomas Bollen. Buried at St. Laurence, Jewry.
MASL
Wikipedia
 
Geoffery Boleyn
Esquire of Norfolk. Son of Geoffery Boleyn. Buried at St. Laurence, Jewry.
 
Geoffery de St. Andomare
According to John Stow, St. Andomare was a co-founder of the first order Knights Templar.
 
Geoffrey Baynard
Son of Ralph Baynard, builder of Baynard’s Castle.
Wikipedia
 
Geoffrey Boleyn
Sheriff of London from 1446—1447 CE. Mayor from 1457—1458 CE. Member of the Mercers’ Company.
MASL
 
Geoffrey Broke
Sheriff of London from 1406—1407 CE. Member of the Grocers’ Company.
MASL
 
Geoffrey Chaucer (b. 1340, d. 1400)
Poet, administrator, and author of The Canterbury Tales.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Geoffrey de Conduit
Sheriff of London from 1306—1307 CE. Believed to be a member of the Vintners’ Company.
MASL
 
Geoffrey de Hertilepole
Elected recorder of London in 1304 CE.
 
Geoffrey de Mandeville (d. 26 September 1144)
First earl of Essex. Constable of the Tower of London and sheriff during the reign of King Stephen. Son of William de Mandeville.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Geoffrey de Say (b. 1304, d. 1359)
Second Lord de Say. Husband of Maud de Say.
ODNB
 
Geoffrey de Winton
Sheriff of London from 1248—1249 CE.
MASL
 
Geoffrey de Wychingham
Sheriff of London from 1344—1345 CE. Mayor from 1346—1347 CE. Member of the Mercers’ Company.
MASL
 
Geoffrey Feldynge
Sheriff of London from 1445—1446 CE. Mayor from 1452—1453 CE. Member of the Mercers’ Company. Husband of Angell Fielding. Buried at St. Laurence, Jewry.
MASL
 
Geoffrey Lucy
Father of Geoffrey Lucy (II).
 
Geoffrey Lucy (II)
Son of Geoffrey Lucy.
 
Geoffrey Martell
Gave the monks of Bermondsey (Peter, Richard, Osbert, and Umbald) the land of Halingbury and tithe of Alferton by the grant of Geoffrey de Mandeville.
 
Geoffrey of Clinton (d. 1133)
Administrator under Henry I, sheriff of Warwick, landowner, and brother of William of Clinton.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Geoffrey of Monmouth (d. between 1154? and 1155?)
Bishop of St. Asaph and historian.
BAE
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Geoffrey Spring
Died in 1509.
 
Geoffrey Tanner
Homeowner and tanner.
 
Geoffrey Whitney (b. 1548, d. between 1600 and 1601)
Civil servant and author best known for writing A Choice of Emblemes and Other Devises.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Georg Gisze (b. 2 April 1497, d. 3 February 1562)
Prominent Hanseatic merchant who resided in the Steelyard. Painted by Hans Holbein the Younger.
Wikipedia
 
George Abbot (b. 1562, d. 1633)
Vice-chancellor of the University of Oxford, 1601—06, and archbishop of Canterbury, 1611—33.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Bolles (d. 1 September 1621)
Sheriff of London from 1608—1609 CE. Mayor from 1617—1618 CE. Member of the Grocers’ Company.
MASL
Wikipedia
 
George Braun (b. 1541, d. 1622)
Flemish and German painter, engraver, and cartographer.
Wikipedia
 
George Chapman
Playwright, translator, and poet.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Fairbeard (fl. 1617-29)
Bookseller and printer. Husband of Sarah Fairbeard.
 
George Fastolph
Son of Hugh Fastolph. Buried in St. Helens.
 
George Gascoigne (b. between 1534 and 1535, d. 1577)
Author and soldier.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Gower
Father of Edward Gower.
 
George Grey (d. 1503)
Second Earl of Kent.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Hasken
Buried in St. Nicholas Acon.
 
George Heriot (b. 15 June 1563, d. 12 February 1624)
Jeweller and philanthropist.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Irlond
Sheriff of London from 1461—1462 CE. Member of the Grocers’ Company.
MASL
 
George Kirkes
Gentleman. Monument at St. Thomas’ Church.
 
George Lufkin
Financed the building of part of St. Nicholas Acon.
 
George Monoux (d. 1544)
Sheriff of London from 1509—1510 CE. Mayor from 1514—1515 CE. Member of the Drapers’ Company.
MASL
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Mortimer
Bastard.
 
George Mountain (b. 1569, d. 1628)
Archbishop of York, bishop of London.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Neville
First Duke of Bedford.
Wikipedia
 
George Owen (b. 1499, d. 1558)
Physician to Henry VIII.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Peele (bap. 1566, d. 1596)
Playwright.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Plantagenet (b. 1449, d. 1478)
First duke of Clarence.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Purslowe (fl. 1602-32)
Printer and bookseller.
BBTI
BHO
 
George Stanley (b. 1460, d. 1503)
English nobleman.
Wikipedia
 
George Stoddard
Merchant. Buried in All Hallows Barking.
 
George Talbot (b. 1522, d. 1590)
Sixth earl of Shrewsbury.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Tuchet
Possibly son of this Lord John Tuchet (alias John/James Audley). Buried at church of Bermondsey.
Wikipedia
 
George Turberville (b. in or after 1543, d. in or after 1597)
Poet and translator.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Vertue (b. 1684, d. 1756)
Engraver and antiquary who produced a pewter plate version of the Agas map in 1737.
 
George Villers (b. 28 August 1592, d. 23 August 1628)
First duke of Buckingham. Favourite of James I and Charles I.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Whitmore
Haberdasher. Mayor of London, 1631-32.
 
George Wilkins (b. 1576, d. 1618)
Playwright and pamphleteer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
George Wither (b. 11 June 1588, d. 2 May 1667)
Poet and satirist.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Gerard Bat
Sheriff of London from 1232—1233 CE and from 1235—1236 CE. Mayor from 1239—1240. Possible member of the Vintners’ Company.
MASL
 
Gerard Christmas (d. 1634)
Carver and sculptor, known for his artistic contributions to mayoral shows.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Gerard Marbod
Alderman.
 
Gerolamo Cardano (b. 1501, d. 1576)
Italian mathematician, physician, astrologer and gambler. Helped found the field of probability.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Gervase Chamberlain
Sheriff of London from 1237—1238 CE. Member of the Cordwainers’ Company.
MASL
 
Gervase of Tilbury
A 13th century canon lawyer, statesmen, and writer.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Gilbert Becket
Principal magistrate of Bassinghall Ward in the early-twelfth century. Father of Thomas Becket.
 
Gilbert Bovet  
Gilbert de Clare (b. 1291, d. 1314)
Seventh earl of Hertford, eighth earl of Gloucester, he held a variety of positions in the Scottish wars, such as Warden of Scotland and Captain of Scotland.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Gilbert de Clare
Powerful English noble who lived from 1243—1295 CE.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Gilbert de Fraxineto
Friar associated with Peter des Roches.
 
Gilbert Dugdale (fl. 1604)
Eyewitness of James I’s 1604 procession into London, as documented in his first-hand account, The Time Triumphant.
 
Gilbert Earl of Clare
Father of Robert Fitz Richard. Alive during the reign of Henry I.
 
Gilbert Foliot (b. 1110, d. 18 February 1187)
Bishop of London who was appointed on March 6, 1163 CE.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Gilbert Halfstocke  
Gilbert Maghfeld
Sheriff of London from 1391—1393 CE. Member of the Ironmongers’ Company.
MASL
 
Gilbert Marshall
Brother of William Marshall. Buried at Temple Church.
 
Gilbert Mordon
Sheriff of London from 1325—1326 CE. Believed to be a member of the Fishmongers’ Company.
MASL
 
Gilbert Prince
Alderman. Buried in All Hallows Staining.
 
Gilbert Sanford
Granted the conduit in Cheapside to the citizens of London in 1236.
 
Gilbert Segrave (b. in or before 1258, d. 1316)
Bishop of London who was elected on August 17, 1313 CE.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Gilbert Stayndrop
Sheriff of London from 1351—1352 CE. Member of the Goldsmiths’ Company.
MASL
 
Gilbert Universalis (d. 9 August 1134)
Bishop of London who was consecrated on January 22, 1128 CE.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Giles (d. 1511)
Servant to Henry VII, Clerk for Libraries to Henry VIII, French master to Prince Arthur and Lady Mary. Fuller. buried in the parish church of St. Olave‘s in Coleman Street Ward.
 
Giles Daubeney (b. 1 June 1451, d. 21 May 1508)
An English soldier, diplomat, courtier, politician, and privy councilor to Henry VII.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Giles of Andwarp
Received 200 markes from King Edward I’s treasury.
 
Gnaeus Julius Agricola
Roman general celebrated for his conquests in Britain. Father-in-law to Tacitus.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Godard de Antioche
Sheriff of London from 1195—1196 CE.
MASL
 
Godestalke of Hundondale
Donated funds to build Bishopsgate.
 
Godfrey de Magum
Member of the Knighten Guild.
 
Godfrey Magum
Member of the Knighten Guild.
Wikipedia
 
Godfrey of Bouillon (b. 1060, d. 18 July 1100)
French nobleman. One of the leaders of the First Crusade and first ruler of the Kingdom of Jerusalem.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Godwin (b. 1001, d. 1053)
Earl of Wessex under the Danish king Cnut the Great.
BAE
Wikipedia
 
Arthur Golding (b. between 1535 and 1536, d. in or before 13 May 1606)
Translator.
ODNB
Wikipedia
 
Goodman
Farmer. MoEML has not yet added biographical content for this person. The editors welcome research leads from qualified individuals. Please contact us for further information.
 
Goodman
Son of Goodman. MoEML has not yet added biographical content for this person. The editors welcome research leads from qualified individuals. Please contact us for further information.
 
Gregory Cromwell (b. 1520, d. 1551)
Son of Thomas Cromwell, brother in law of Henry VIII, and uncle to Edward VI.
Wikipedia
 
Gregory de Rokesle
Sheriff of London from 1263—1264 CE. Mayor from 1270—1280 CE and from 1284—1285 CE. Keeper of the King’s Exchange. Possible member of the Goldsmiths’ Company<