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Brand, Robert Henry, Baron Brand (1878–1963), merchant banker and public servant

Kathleen Burk.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1799 words.

Brand, Robert Henry, Baron Brand (1878–1963), merchant banker and public servant, was born on 30 October 1878 in Kensington, London, the seventh child and fourth son of Henry Robert Brand,...

Chamier, Anthony (1725–1780), financier and government official

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Banking. 482 words.

Chamier, Anthony (1725–1780), financier and government official, was born on 6 October 1725 and baptized on 19 October 1725 at the French Huguenot chapel in Threadneedle Street, London, the...

Fox, Sir Stephen (1627–1716), financier and government official

Michael J. Braddick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Banking. 3193 words.

Fox, Sir Stephen (1627–1716), financier and government official, was born in Farley, Wiltshire, the seventh of ten children of William Fox (d. 1652) and his wife, Margaret Pavey. His...

Harcourt, William Edward, second Viscount Harcourt (1908–1979), merchant banker and public servant

Kathleen Burk.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1413 words.

Harcourt, William Edward, second Viscount Harcourt (1908–1979), merchant banker and public servant, was born on 5 October 1908 at 14 Berkeley Square, London, the fourth child and only son...

Hende, John (d. 1418), royal financier and mayor of London

Jenny Stratford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Banking. 1563 words.

Hende, John (d. 1418), royal financier and mayor of London, is of unknown origins, but by 1368 he was active in the drapery trade and had made the first of three prudent marriages. His...

Kindersley, Robert Molesworth, first Baron Kindersley (1871–1954), merchant banker and organizer of the National Savings movement

John Orbell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Banking. 2492 words.

Kindersley, Robert Molesworth, first Baron Kindersley (1871–1954), merchant banker and organizer of the National Savings movement, was born at the Clock House, Wanstead, Essex, on 20...

Mortlock, John (bap. 1755, d. 1816), banker and mayor of Cambridge

John D. Pickles.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Banking. 816 words.

Mortlock, John (bap. 1755, d. 1816), banker and mayor of Cambridge, was born at Cambridge and baptized at St Edward's Church there on 17 October 1755, the only son of John Mortlock (d....

Nesbitt, John (1745/6–1817)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 3 words.

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Pessagno, Sir Antonio (b. c. 1280, d. in or after 1334), financier and administrator

E. B. Fryde.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 987 words.

Pessagno, Sir Antonio (b. c. 1280, d. in or after 1334), financier and administrator, was a native of Genoa, where he was born probably about 1280. His historical importance...

Roll, Eric, Baron Roll of Ipsden (1907–2005), economist, public servant, and banker

Frances Cairncross.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Economics. 4476 words.

Roll, Eric, Baron Roll of Ipsden (1907–2005), economist, public servant, and banker, was born Erich Roll on 1 December 1907 in Nowosielitza, near Czernowitz, in the duchy of Bukowina,...

Stratton, Adam of (d. 1292x4), administrator and moneylender

Robert C. Stacey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1239 words.

Stratton, Adam of (d. 1292x4), administrator and moneylender, was the son of Thomas de Argoges (or Arwillis) of Stratton St Margaret, Wiltshire. Of his early life, nothing is known. The...

York, Aaron of (d. 1268), financier and administrator

Robert C. Stacey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 847 words.

York, Aaron of (d. 1268), financier and administrator, was the son of Josce of Lincoln. Although born in Lincoln, probably before 1190, Aaron seems to have been living in York in 1210, when...