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First Reading

Terry F  •  Link

from L&M Companion
Davies, Sir Thomas (1631-80). Bookseller ('the little fellow'): a contmporary of Pepys's at St Paul's School. Master of the Stationers' Company 1668-70, and of the Drapers' 1677-8; Sheriff 1667-8; Lord Mayor 1676-7. He inherited a large fortune, consisting mainly of the Ebury Estate in Westminster which later passed to the Grosvenors, Dukes of Westminster.

Second Reading

Bill  •  Link

1652, Dec. 24, "Died John Daves, Old Jewry, broaker, a prisoner buried in St. Olave's, Old Jewry; his son, Tho. Daves, a bookseller, was afterwards an alderman and Lord Mayor of London, enriched by the legacy of Hugh Audley." —Smith's Obituary, p. 33.
---Diary and correspondence of Samuel Pepys, the diary deciphered by J. Smith. 1854.

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