William Craven (Lord Mayor)
Sir William Craven (1548 – 18 July 1618) was an English merchant, Lord Mayor of London in 1610 (some sources say also in 1618). It has been suggested that the story of Dick Whittington is based on Craven's career, and he is sometime referred to as "Aptrick's Dick Whittington".

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Sir William Craven (1548 – 18 July 1618) was an English merchant, Lord Mayor of London in 1610 (some sources say also in 1618). It has been suggested that ...
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William Craven, 1st Earl of Craven (1608–1697) - Wikipedia, the free ...
His father William Craven was born in a poor family in Appletreewick in North Yorkshire but moved to London, became wealthy, and was Lord Mayor of London  ...
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William Craven, earl of Craven - Encyclopaedia Britannica
The eldest son of Sir William Craven, lord mayor of London (1610), he was educated at Trinity College, Oxford, and at the Middle Temple. In 1632 he went to the ...
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William CRAVEN Knt, Lord Mayor of London - WorldConnect Project
Mar 19, 2015 ... Lord Mayor of London in 1610-11. From "My Lord Mayor", by Valerie Hope: 'Sir William Craven, Lord Mayor in 1610, was a country boy from ...
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George Grimston Craven, 3rd Earl of Craven - The Peerage
He held the office of Lord Mayor of London from 1610 to 1611.5 He held the office of Lord Mayor of ... Children of Sir William Craven and Elizabeth Whitmore.
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Jan 25, 2014 ... Sir William Craven, Lord Mayor of London's Geni Profile. Contact profile manager · View family tree. Share your family tree and photos with the ...
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Jul 2, 2011 ... Burnsall Church, which William Craven 'beautified and repaired' ... The occasion was marked with a revival of the famous Lord Mayor's Show, ...
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The Lord Mayors of London | British History Online
In 1473 this greedy king sent to Sir William Hampton, Lord Mayor, to extort .... There is a tradition that during an outbreak of the plague in London, Craven took  ...
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The Yorkshire “Dick Whittington” – Sir William Craven and the rise of ...
Sep 4, 2011 ... The Craven family can be traced back to William Craven of Appletreewick in Yorkshire ... And late of London Lord City Mayor he hath been.
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Oct 8, 2012 ... William Craven came from a poor merchant ancestry but his father ... Dick Whittington style character who became Lord Mayor of London in ...
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... was discharged. The bequest was maintained at both universities. ... "Craven, Sir William (c.1545–1618)" (Online for subscribers, also in print). Oxford ...
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... born in a poor family in Appletreewick in North Yorkshire but moved to London, became wealthy, and was Lord Mayor of London in 1610. ... Royal Berkshire History: William Craven, Earl of Craven (1608–1697) ... Oxford University Press.
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Sir William Craven (vers 1545 – 18 juillet 1618), est le Lord-maire de ... (c.1545– 1618) », Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 ...
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Mar 19, 2015 ... Lord Mayor of London in 1610-11 ... 'Sir William Craven, Lord Mayor in 1610, was a country boy from ... Publication: Oxford University Press
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The eldest son of Sir William Craven, lord mayor of London (1610), he was educated at Trinity College, Oxford, and at the Middle Temple. In 1632 he went to the ...
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Jan 25, 2014 ... Genealogy for Sir William Craven (c.1548 - 1618) on Geni with over 100 million ... Sir William Craven, Lord Mayor of London's Geni Profile.
George Grimston Craven, 3rd Earl of Craven - The Peerage
He held the office of Lord Mayor of London from 1610 to 1611.5 He held the office of Lord Mayor of ... Children of Sir William Craven and Elizabeth Whitmore.
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Jul 2, 2011 ... Burnsall Church, which William Craven 'beautified and repaired' ... Dick Whittington, who went to London, made his fortune and became Lord Mayor of the city. ... As well as funding a number of university projects further afield, ...
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WILLIAM CRAVEN CRAVEN, EARL OF (1608-1697), eldest son of Sir William Craven, lord mayor of London, and of Elizabeth, daughter of ... the Coldstream, and in 1667 lieutenant-general and also high steward of Cambridge University.
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John Burke, Bernard Burke, 1846
SIR WILLIAM CRAVEN, Knt., merchant-taylor, served the office of lord mayor of the city of London in 1611. He m. Elizabeth, daughter of William Whitmore, and had issue, WiLLIAM, his heir. John, created Lord Craven, of Ryton. Thomas, d.
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Edmund Lodge, 1838
He was succeeded by his son James, 4th Lord ; and he by his son William, 5th Lord, who rf. in 1727 ; having had seven ... 2 William, whose son, Sir William Craven, Lord Mayor of London in 1611, left also three sons ; William, lst Lord ; John, ...
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Arthur Collins, Baruch Longmate, 1779
THIS family was anciently seated at Appletree- wick in Craven, in the county of York, from whence they spread into several ... Craven, as hereafter mentioned ; and Sir William Craven, Knt. Sheriff of London in 1601, and Lord-Mayor anno 1611, ...
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John Debrett, George William Collen, 1840
CRAVEN. 4. Jane-Anne, m. 23 June 1797, Godfrey Winceslaus, count Purgstall, a Slirian noble. 5. Helen D'Arcy, m. ... Sir William Craven, knt. lord mayor of London, 1611, left issue, William Craven, celebrated for his gallantry under Gustavus ...
Settlers by the Long Grey Trail: Some Pioneers to Old ...
John Houston Harrison, 1935
SOME EARLY CRAVEN FAMILIES CRAVEN was a name of prominence and antiquity in England, and particularly well known in London, where one of the name had twice been the Lord Mayor of the City. An interesting epitaph of Sir William ...
A Man of Three Worlds: Samuel Pallache, a Moroccan Jew in Catholic and Protestant Europe
A Man of Three Worlds: Samuel Pallache, a Moroccan Jew in Catholic and Protestant Europe
Mercedes García-Arenal, 2007
Well referenced, with many vignettes that help to paint for the reader a vivid picture of the times. (Robert Nussenblatt Lettre Sepharade)Samuel Pallache has gone down in history as an honorable figure, a slightly less successful version of Disraeli's Jewish hero Sidonia... This fascinating little book, however, based on research in the Dutch,...
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Hoydens & Firebrands: The Yorkshire “Dick Whittington” – Sir William Craven and the rise of the Craven Dynasty
Ashdown House ParterreThis week the hoydens are delighted to welcome back NICOLA CORNICK , USA Today best selling author with another installment in the Craven dynasty. Nicola has a close association with Ashdown House in Berkshire, the seat of the Craven family. A couple of months ago I was fortunate enough to attend a performance of The City Madam at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-on-Avon. This satiric comedy, written in 1632, reflects on the consumer culture of the early 17th century.
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Ashdown House and the love story of William Craven, 1st Earl of Craven and Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, the Winter Queen | Author, Jane Lark's
There is no evidence which links William and Elizabeth bar circumstantial facts but the circumstantial evidence, as you’ll hear in this story, is very strong. William Craven came from a poor merchant ancestry but his father built his business up and made a fortune which set William up to be able to change his life entirely.…
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Full text of "Some account of the Lord Mayors and Sheriffs of the city of London, during the first quarter of the seventeenth century, 1601-1625"
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Step into Ashdown's Story: William, Earl of Craven - The Last Cavalier
It was William Craven, Baron of Hamstead Marshall, Viscount Uffington and Earl of Craven, who had the present day hunting lodge built at Ashdown in 1661 - 1662.Craven was a fascinating character largely overlooked by history. Born in 1608, William Craven was the son of a self-made man from Yorkshire who had been apprenticed in the cloth trade, made a fortune and became a money lender to the crown, married well and was Lord Mayor of London.
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Portrait of Sir William Craven (C.1548-1618) Lord Mayor of London, C.1611 Giclee Print by Marcus Gheeraerts at AllPosters.com
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