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Vyner [Viner], Sir Robert, baronet (1631-1688), goldsmith and banker

Gerald Aylmer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/28318
Vyner [Viner], Sir Robert, baronet (1631-1688), goldsmith and banker

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Vyner [Viner], Sir Robert, baronet (1631-1688), goldsmith and banker, was born in Warwick, the third son of William Vyner and his second wife, Susannah, née Fulwood. The Vyner family belonged to what their seventeenth-century contemporaries often called 'the middling sort', and their story illustrates the extent of social mobility: William's ...

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