in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1238 words.
Britton, Thomas (1644–1714), concert promoter, book collector, and coal merchant, was born on 14 January 1644 at Rushden near Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire. He migrated to London where...