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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Elihu Yale, famous as the benefactor and namesake of a top ivy-league American university, had a strong association with Wrexham in north east Wales.
Starting at the Elihu Yale Weatherspoons pub in the town centre, the trail will then move on to Cross Lanes, Marchwiel, The Royal Oak, Bangoron-Dee, White Horse, Overton, The Aqueduct Inn, Froncysyllte, The Vaults and The Bridge End Inn, both Ruabon, The Colliers Arms, Ponciau, Tyn Y Capel, Minera, and The Horse and Jockey back in town.
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.
Top of the class: Yale College is named in honour of Boston-born Elihu Yale, who is buried in the parish church of St Giles in Wrexham.
Ichwi ddarllenodd fy ngholofn yr wythnos dwetha bydd y rhai craff wedi sylwi ar gamgymeriad wrth i mi son am Elihu Yale a'i deulu yn mudo i America oherwydd diffyg goddefgarwch tuag at y Piwritaniaid yn ystod teyrnasiaeth Siarl 1af, dyna sy'n gwneud synnwyr wrth gwrs, ond roedd y golofn yn darllen fel "diffyg goddefgarwch y Piwritaniaid" sydd yn gwneud dim synnwyr o gwbl wrth reswm.