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Barantyn, Drew

Lorna E. M. Walker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Metalwork. 1319 words.

Barantyn, Drew (c. 1350–1415), goldsmith and mayor of London, was the younger son of Thomas Barantyn, lord of Chalgrove in Oxfordshire (he had an older brother, Thomas, who died in 1400)....

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Baxter, John

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Metalwork. 4 words.

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Bowes, Sir Martin

C. E. Challis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Metalwork. 1573 words.

Bowes, Sir Martin (1496/7–1566), goldsmith and mayor of London, was born in York in the parish of St Cuthbert, Peaseholme. Despite his disclaimer in 1549 that at the time of his going...

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Hull, John

Gerald W. R. Ward.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Metalwork. 1085 words.

Hull, John (18 December 1624–30 September 1683), goldsmith, mintmaster, and merchant, was born in Market Hareborough, Leicestershire, England, the son of Robert Hull, a blacksmith, and...

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Revere, Paul

Nina Zannieri.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Metalwork; Publishing. 2846 words.

Revere, Paul ( December 1734–10 May 1818), craftsman, patriot, and businessman, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Paul Revere, a goldsmith, and Deborah Hichborn (or Hitchborn)....

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Revere, Paul

Jayne E. Triber.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics; Metalwork; Prints and Printmaking. 846 words.

Revere, Paul (bap. 1734, d. 1818), craftsman and revolutionary leader in America, was baptized at the New Brick Church in Boston, Massachusetts, on 22 December 1734, the second of seven...

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Shaw [Shaa], Sir Edmund

P. Tucker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Metalwork. 1020 words.

Shaw [Shaa], Sir Edmund (d. 1488), goldsmith and mayor of London, was the son of John Shaa of Dukinfield in Cheshire. He was apprenticed in 1450 to a London goldsmith, probably Robert...

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Twyford, Sir Nicholas

Paul Strohm.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Metalwork. 1101 words.

Twyford, Sir Nicholas (d. 1390/91), goldsmith and mayor of London, may have taken his name from Twyford in Buckinghamshire—his known kinsmen included Thomas Conelee of Buckinghamshire. The...

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