Elihu Yale


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Noun1.Elihu Yale - English philanthropist who made contributions to a college in Connecticut that was renamed in his honor (1649-1721)Elihu Yale - English philanthropist who made contributions to a college in Connecticut that was renamed in his honor (1649-1721)
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Yale college is named after Elihu Yale, whose great-grandfather, Dr David Yale, bought the Plas Grono estate, Wrexham, which is now part of the Erddig estate.
Both the American university and the former Yale College in Wrexham were named after Elihu Yale, whose greatgrandfather, Dr David Yale, bought the Plas Grono estate, Wrexham, which is now part of the Erddig estate.
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1708 belonged to Elihu Yale, the Welsh merchant whose generous donation was recognized by naming Yale College after him in 1718.
Elihu Yale, who founded Yale University, made his fortune in the East India Company before returning to London with an outstanding collection of Indian gems, diamonds and decorative art objects.
Named after Elihu Yale, the well known founder of Yale University whose family hail from the local area, Yale Walk is the latest flagship venture for Redrow in the town.
He was also captured on camera taking the pony to Wrexham Maelor Hospital's A&E department and in the town's Elihu Yale Wetherspoons pub.
a It's officially the Yale Bulldogs, but they're often called the "Eli" after Yale benefactor Elihu Yale.
At the time it was founded, Dummer - a former preacher - was the colonial agent for Massachusetts and Connecticut and decided to approach prominent luminaries of the time including Elihu Yale and Sir Isaac Newton for donations.
The documents relate to Elihu Yale, who gave money to found the university in the 18th century, discovered in the cellars of Warwick Courthouse and relate to Yale's business and domestic life.
Lenman's study of the trade in gems, of which Goa was a prime market, features, among others, the diamond trade that made the fortune of Elihu Yale, the East India Company governor of Madras who founded Yale University on the sale of a ship's cargo.
It was in 1718, with the donations of Elihu Yale, a British East India merchant of Wrexham, Wales, that the college completed its first building.