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Shaw [Shaa], Sir John (c.1455–1503), goldsmith and mayor of London

E.B. Buxton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published online September 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Shaw [Shaa], Sir John (c.1455–1503),goldsmith and mayor of London, was probably the son of John Shaw of Rochford, Essex. He was a nephew of Sir Edmund Shaw, a goldsmith who was mayor of London in 1482–3, and of Ralph Shaw...

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