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NAILOR, Peter (1928 - 1996), Provost of Gresham College, since 1988

Gresham, Sir Thomas (c. 1518-1579), mercer, merchant adventurer, and founder of the Royal Exchange and Gresham College

Letter 199 24 June [/4 July] 1675 John Aubrey to Hobbes, from Gresham College, London

BENSON, Arthur Christopher (1862 - 1925), Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, since 1915; Member of the Academic Committee; Member of the Court of the Fishmongers’ Company; Governor of Gresham’s School, Holt

MAHONEY, John Aloysius (born 1931), Emeritus Professor of Moral and Social Theology, University of London, since 1999; Emeritus Professor, Gresham College, London, since 2007

2a. Paschall to Lodwick, 30 September 1681, endorsed ‘To Mr Francis Lodwick these present At Mr Hooks lodgings in Gresham College post paid London’ (97˯).

THOMAS, Adrian Tregerthen (born 1947), Professor of Music: Cardiff University (formerly University of Wales, Cardiff), 1996–2010, now Emeritus; Gresham College, 2003–06, Professor Emeritus, 2008

CRAWFORD, Carolin Susan (born 1963), Public Astronomer (formerly Outreach Officer), Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, since 2005; Fellow and College Lecturer, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, since 2004; Gresham Professor of Astronomy, since 2011

EVANS, Richard (John) (born 1947), Regius Professor of History (formerly Regius Professor of Modern History), University of Cambridge, 2008–14, now Emeritus; President, Wolfson College, Cambridge, since 2010; Provost, Gresham College, London, since 2014

SIMMONDS, Kenneth Royston (1927 - 1995), Emeritus Professor of International Law, University of London, since 1992 (Professor of International Law at Queen Mary College, later Queen Mary and Westfield College, 1976–92); Gresham Professor of Law, City of London, 1986–92

FLOUD, Roderick (Castle) (born 1942), Provost, Gresham College, London, 2008–14 (Member of Council, 1998–2014); Vice-Chancellor, 2002–04, President, 2004–06, now President Emeritus, London Metropolitan University

GRESHAM, (Geoffrey) Austin (1924 - 2009), Professor of Morbid Anatomy and Histopathology, Cambridge, 1973–92; Fellow, 1964–92, then Emeritus, and President, 1976–79, Jesus College, Cambridge; Home Office Pathologist, 1968–92

ODGERS, William Blake (1849 - 1924), KC 1893; MA, LLD; FRHistS; Recorder of Bristol since 1912; Director of Legal Studies at the Inns of Court since 1905; Professor of Law at Gresham College, EC since 1907

BRIDGE, Frederick (1844 - 1924), Fellow, Royal College of Music, 1921; King Edward Professor of Music, London University, since 1902; Organist Westminster Abbey, 1875–1918; retired with title Emeritus-Organist of Westminster Abbey; Gresham Professor of Music from 1890; Conductor Royal Choral Society, 1896–1922

WATSON, Foster (1860 - 1929), Professor Emeritus and Special Lecturer in the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, since 1913; Special Lecturer in the University of Liverpool, 1920; Dunkin Lecturer in Manchester College, Oxford, 1920; Gresham Professor of Rhetoric since 1915; formerly Chairman of Committee of the Educational Conferences; Life Member of the Court of Governors of the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth; Governor of Dr Williams’s High School for Girls, Dolgelley; External Examiner in Education in the University of London, 1905–09, 1913–17, 1923–27; in the University of Liverpool, 1922–24, and of the National Froebel Union; late Examiner in Education, Universities of Cambridge and Aberdeen; Departmental Editor, Cyclopedia of Education, New York; Editor of the Encyclopædia and Dictionary of Education, London; a Trustee of Dr Williams’s Library; one of the Vice-Presidents of the Royal Society of Literature; Hon. Member of the Maine Historical Society USA; Corresponding Member of the Hispanic Society of America; Corresponding Member of the Real Academia de Buenas Letras de Barcelona; Director hc del Centro de Cultura Valenciana; Socio honorario del Rat Penat de Valencia, and Soci de Mérit del Centro Escolar y Mercantil de Valencia; Hon. Member of La Association de Amigos de Luis Vives


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In 1565 Sir Thomas Gresham proposed to the Court of Aldermen of London that he build at his own expense an ‘exchange’ modelled on the Bourse in Antwerp, where he ...

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