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Gresh·am

 (grĕsh′əm), Sir Thomas 1519-1579.
English financier. A founder of the Royal Exchange, he is traditionally credited with Gresham's law.
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Gresham

(ˈɡrɛʃəm)
n
(Biography) Sir Thomas. ?1519–79, English financier, who founded the Royal Exchange in London (1568)
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Gresh•am

(ˈgrɛʃ əm)

n.
1. Sir Thomas, 1519?–79, English financier.
2. a town in NW Oregon. 58,130.
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"There was at the same college with myself one Sir George Gresham, a young fellow who was intitled to a very considerable fortune, which he was not, by the will of his father, to come into full possession of till he arrived at the age of twenty-five.
"My father, therefore, began now to return remonstrances instead of money to my demands, which brought my affairs perhaps a little sooner to a crisis; but had he remitted me his whole income, you will imagine it could have sufficed a very short time to support one who kept pace with the expenses of Sir George Gresham.
I carefully preserved them all; and having since shown them, with some other curiosities, in several parts of Europe, upon my return to England I gave three of them to Gresham College, and kept the fourth for myself.
Gresham was a very good man and a very religious man, but he told too many funny stories and made the people laugh in church; he was undignified, and you must have some dignity about a minister, mustn't you, Matthew?
Jonas Oldacre had received a late visitor in his bedroom upon that night, and the stick found has been identified as the property of this person, who is a young London solicitor named John Hector McFarlane, junior partner of Graham and McFarlane, of 426 Gresham Buildings, E.
WELL, this could, at last, be the long-awaited light at the end of a very long dark tunnel for the residents of 'forgotten' Gresham' near Middlesbrough town centre.
(Alliance News) - Gresham House Energy Storage Fund PLC on Tuesday said it has bought a five megawatt battery-only project in Wolverhampton for an enterprise value of GBP3.5 million.
A surge of interest in renewables and alternative investments has fuelled Gresham House Plc's (LON:GHE) rise in recent years.
20 November 2018 - UK-based specialist investment company Gresham House Energy Storage Fund plc (LSE: GRID) has completed the acquisition of the Seed Portfolio, the fund said.
26 September 2018 - UK-based software and services company Gresham Technologies plc (LSE: GHT) has launched Clareti Multi-Bank following the acquisition of cash management and payments integration specialists the B2 Group in July 2018, the company said.
The city of Gresham is seeking two people to join its seven-person Design Commission.<br />The group operates in essentially the same fashion as its Portland counterpart.
UK-based software firm Gresham Technologies has said that it has taken over Luxembourg-based B2 Group.