Sir Thomas Gresham


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sir Thomas Gresham - English financier (1519-1579)Sir Thomas Gresham - English financier (1519-1579)  
References in periodicals archive ?
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- You shouldn't think that I am referring to the observation Sir Thomas Gresham had famously made in connection with the shortage of money in the markets during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I of the UK.
Sir thomas gresham would not have been surprised to see the US dollar surge, while the Russian rouble tanks as Putin funny money if he was alive today.
For the second If You Know Not Me, the shift in focus from Elizabeth as Protestant savior in the first play to Sir Thomas Gresham as an economic one in the second reflects a growing interest in representing merchants as legitimate figures of social and political power over and above any aristocrat.
The author also states that the grasshopper is a symbol of links with the Liverpool slave trade, when it is in fact from the family crest of Sir Thomas Gresham, the founder of the financial institution that owned Martin''s Bank.
A gun on the ship bore the insignia of Sir Thomas Gresham (1500-1579) on the barrel, while tree ring analysis of the hull timbers suggested the ship had been built in or just after 1574.