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Clement  •  Link

Originally a Dutch surname, also spelled "Tryon".

The robbery of Francis Tryon/Tryan and the principal perpetrator are summarized in the surprising biography of Colonel James Turner, from the classic "Newgate Calendar"

There is a reference to a Francis Tryon of St. Dionis Backchurch (street), in "The Inhabitants of London, 1638" with a "True Rent" of £30 and "Mod. Rent" of £22, but it is unknown if this is our man.

'Inhabitants of London in 1638: St. Dionis Backchurch', The inhabitants of London in 1638 (1931), pp. 47-8. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/…. Date accessed: 09 January 2007

There is no reference in the L&M Companion.

Clement  •  Link

Just noticed that this Francis Tryon is listed on the above cited page on Lime St in the St. Dionis Backchurch area, so it quite likely is our man.

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