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Royal Exchange, London

Index Royal Exchange, London

The Royal Exchange in London was founded in the 16th century by the merchant Thomas Gresham on the suggestion of his factor Richard Clough to act as a centre of commerce for the City of London. [1]

70 relations: A. E. W. Mason, Accession Council, Albert Chevallier Tayler, Andrew Carrick Gow, Antwerp, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, Bank junction, Boodles (company), Cannon, City of London, City of London Corporation, Commerce, Commercial building, Concrete, Cornhill, London, EC postcode area, Edward I'Anson, Edwin Austin Abbey, Elizabeth I of England, Ernest Crofts, Ernest Normand, Exchange (organized market), Fleet Street, Frank Brangwyn, Frank O. Salisbury, Frederic Leighton, Georg Jensen, George Peabody, Great Fire of London, Grinling Gibbons, Henrietta Rae, Henry Grissell, Herald, Hermès, J.P. Morgan & Co., John Seymour Lucas, Jonathan's Coffee-House, Lloyd's of London, London, London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange, London Troops War Memorial, Lucy Kemp-Welch, Paul Reuter, Peabody Trust, Proclamation, Queen Victoria, Reuters, Richard Clough, Richard Westmacott (the younger), Robert Walker Macbeth, ..., Sigismund Goetze, Solomon Joseph Solomon, St Bartholomew-by-the-Exchange, Stanhope Forbes, Stockbroker, The Blitz, The Globe and Mail, The Sunday Times, Thomas Gresham, Threadneedle Street, Tiffany & Co., Town crier, Trapezoid, Tympanum (architecture), William Frederick Yeames, William Henry Pyne, William Lionel Wyllie, William Tite, World War II, Worshipful Company of Mercers. Expand index (20 more) »

A. E. W. Mason

Alfred Edward Woodley Mason (7 May 1865 – 22 November 1948) was an English author and politician.

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Accession Council

In the United Kingdom, the Accession Council is a ceremonial body which assembles in St James's Palace upon the death of a monarch (Demise of the Crown), to formally proclaim the accession of the successor to the throne.

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Albert Chevallier Tayler

Albert Chevallier Tayler (1862–1925) was an English artist who specialised in portrait and genre painting, but was also involved in the plein air methods of the Newlyn School.

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Andrew Carrick Gow

Andrew Carrick Gow (15 or 18 June 1848 – 1 February 1920) was a British painter who painted scenes from British and European history as well as portraits and genre.

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Antwerp

Antwerp (Antwerpen, Anvers) is a city in Belgium, and is the capital of Antwerp province in Flanders.

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Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852) was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman who was one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain, serving twice as Prime Minister.

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Bank junction

Bank junction is a major road junction in the City of London, the historic and financial centre of London, at which nine streets converge on an area where traffic is controlled by traffic lights and give-way lines.

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Boodles (company)

Boodles is a privately held British luxury jeweller and jewellery designer group founded in 1798.

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Cannon

A cannon (plural: cannon or cannons) is a type of gun classified as artillery that launches a projectile using propellant.

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City of London

The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.

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City of London Corporation

The City of London Corporation, officially and legally the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London, is the municipal governing body of the City of London, the historic centre of London and the location of much of the UK's financial sector.

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Commerce

Commerce relates to "the exchange of goods and services, especially on a large scale.” Commerce includes legal, economic, political, social, cultural and technological systems that operate in any country or internationally.

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Commercial building

Commercial buildings are buildings that are used for commercial purposes, and include office buildings, warehouses, and retail buildings (e.g. convenience stores, 'big box' stores, and shopping malls).

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Concrete

Concrete, usually Portland cement concrete, is a composite material composed of fine and coarse aggregate bonded together with a fluid cement (cement paste) that hardens over time—most frequently a lime-based cement binder, such as Portland cement, but sometimes with other hydraulic cements, such as a calcium aluminate cement.

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Cornhill, London

Cornhill is a ward and street in the City of London, the historic nucleus and financial centre of modern London.

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EC postcode area

The EC (Eastern Central) postcode area, also known as the London EC postal area, is a group of postcode districts in central London, England.

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Edward I'Anson

Edward I'Anson (1812–1888) was an English architect who was president of both the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Surveyors' Institution.

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Edwin Austin Abbey

Edwin Austin Abbey (April 1, 1852 – August 1, 1911) was an American muralist, illustrator, and painter.

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Elizabeth I of England

Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603.

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Ernest Crofts

Ernest Crofts (15 September 1847 – 19 March 1911) was a British painter of historical and military scenes.

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Ernest Normand

Ernest Normand (1857–1923) was an English painter noted for his historical and Biblical scenes as well as Orientalist works.

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Exchange (organized market)

An exchange, or bourse also known as a trading exchange or trading venue, is an organized market where (especially) tradable securities, commodities, foreign exchange, futures, and options contracts are sold and bought.

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Fleet Street

Fleet Street is a major street in the City of London.

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Frank Brangwyn

Sir Frank William Brangwyn (12 May 1867 – 11 June 1956) was an Anglo-Welsh artist, painter, water colourist, engraver, illustrator and progressive designer.

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Frank O. Salisbury

Francis ("Frank") Owen Salisbury (18 December 1874 – 31 August 1962) was an English artist who specialised in portraits, large canvases of historical and ceremonial events, stained glass and book illustration.

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Frederic Leighton

Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton, (3 December 1830 – 25 January 1896), known as Sir Frederic Leighton between 1878 and 1896, was an English painter and sculptor.

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Georg Jensen

Georg Arthur Jensen (31 August 1866 in Rådvad – 2 October 1935 in Copenhagen) was a Danish silversmith and founder of Georg Jensen A/S.

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George Peabody

George Peabody (February 18, 1795 – November 4, 1869) was an American financier and philanthropist.

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Great Fire of London

The Great Fire of London was a major conflagration that swept through the central parts of the English city of London from Sunday, 2 September to Thursday, 6 of September 1666.

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Grinling Gibbons

Grinling Gibbons (4 April 1648 – 3 August 1721) was a Dutch-British sculptor and wood carver known for his work in England, including Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace, St.

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Henrietta Rae

Henrietta Emma Ratcliffe Rae (30 December 1859 – 26 January 1928) was a prominent English painter of the late Victorian era,Arthur Fish,, London, Cassell & Co., 1905.

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Henry Grissell

Henry Grissell (4 July 1817 – 31 January 1883), sometimes known as "Iron Henry", was an English foundry-man who was responsible for the ironwork in a number of prestigious buildings in England, Russia, Austria, and Egypt.

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Herald

A herald, or a herald of arms, is an officer of arms, ranking between pursuivant and king of arms.

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Hermès

Hermès International S.A., or simply Hermès is a French high fashion luxury goods manufacturer established in 1837.

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J.P. Morgan & Co.

J.P. Morgan & Co. is a commercial and investment banking institution founded by J. P. Morgan in 1871.

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John Seymour Lucas

John Seymour Lucas (21 December 1849 – 8 May 1923) was a Victorian English historical and portrait painter, as well as an accomplished theatrical costume designer.

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Jonathan's Coffee-House

Jonathan's Coffee-House was a significant meeting place in London in the 17th and 18th centuries, famous as the original site of the London Stock Exchange.

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Lloyd's of London

Lloyd's of London, generally known simply as Lloyd's, is an insurance market located in London, United Kingdom.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

The London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE, pronounced 'life') is a futures exchange based in London.

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London Troops War Memorial

The London Troops War Memorial, located in front of the Royal Exchange in the City of London, commemorates the men of London who fought in World War I and World War II.

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Lucy Kemp-Welch

Lucy Elizabeth Kemp-Welch (20 June 1869 – 27 November 1958) was a British painter and teacher who specialized in painting working horses.

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Paul Reuter

Paul Julius Freiherr von Reuter (Baron von Reuter; 21 July 1816 – 25 February 1899) was a German-born, British entrepreneur who was a pioneer of telegraphy and news reporting.

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Peabody Trust

The Peabody Trust was founded in 1862 as the 'Peabody Donation Fund' and now brands itself simply as Peabody.

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Proclamation

A proclamation (Lat. proclamare, to make public by announcement) is an official declaration issued by a person of authority to make certain announcements known.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Reuters

Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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Richard Clough

Sir Richard Clough (c. 1530–1570), known by his Welsh contemporaries as Rhisiart Clwch, was a merchant from Denbigh, north-east Wales, and an agent of Queen Elizabeth I of England.

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Richard Westmacott (the younger)

Richard Westmacott (the younger) RA (1799 – 19 April 1872) – also sometimes described as Richard Westmacott III (to distinguish him from his father and grandfather – both sculptors bearing the same name) – was a prominent English sculptor of the early and mid-19th century.

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Robert Walker Macbeth

Robert Walker Macbeth (30 September 1848 in Glasgow – 1 November 1910 in London) was a Scottish painter, etcher and watercolourist, specialising in pastoral landscape and the rustic genre.

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Sigismund Goetze

Sigismund Christian Hubert Goetze (24 October 1866 – 24 October 1939) was an English painter and art patron, born in London.

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Solomon Joseph Solomon

Solomon Joseph Solomon (16 September 1860 – 27 July 1927) was a British painter, a founding member of the New English Art Club and member of the Royal Academy.

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Stanhope Forbes

Stanhope Alexander Forbes (18 November 1857 – 2 March 1947), was an artist and a founding member of the influential Newlyn school of painters.

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Stockbroker

A stockbroker is a regulated professional individual, usually associated with a brokerage firm or broker-dealer, who buys and sells stocks and other securities for both retail and institutional clients through a stock exchange or over the counter in return for a fee or commission.

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The Blitz

The Blitz was a German bombing offensive against Britain in 1940 and 1941, during the Second World War.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada.

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The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.

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Thomas Gresham

Sir Thomas Gresham the Elder (c. 1519 – 21 November 1579), was an English merchant and financier who acted on behalf of King Edward VI (1547–1553) and Edward's half-sisters, queens Mary I (1553–1558) and Elizabeth I (1558–1603).

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Threadneedle Street

Threadneedle Street is a street in the City of London, England between Bishopsgate at its northeast end and Bank junction in the southwest.

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Tiffany & Co.

Tiffany & Company (known colloquially as Tiffany or Tiffany's) is an American luxury jewelry and specialty retailer, headquartered in New York City.

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Town crier

A town crier, also called a bellman, is an officer of the court who makes public pronouncements as required by the court (cf. Black's Law Dictionary).

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Trapezoid

In Euclidean geometry, a convex quadrilateral with at least one pair of parallel sides is referred to as a trapezoid in American and Canadian English but as a trapezium in English outside North America.

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Tympanum (architecture)

In architecture, a tympanum (plural, tympana) is the semi-circular or triangular decorative wall surface over an entrance, door or window, which is bounded by a lintel and arch.

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William Frederick Yeames

William Frederick Yeames (18 December 1835 – 3 May 1918) was a British painter best known for his oil-on-canvas problem picture "And When Did You Last See Your Father?", which depicts the son of a Royalist being questioned by Parliamentarians during the English Civil War.

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William Henry Pyne

William Henry Pyne (1769 in London – 29 May 1843 in London) was an English writer, illustrator and painter, who also wrote under the name of Ephraim Hardcastle.

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William Lionel Wyllie

William Lionel Wyllie (5 July 1851 – 6 April 1931) also known as W L Wyllie was a prolific English painter of maritime themes in both oils and watercolours.

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William Tite

Sir William Tite (February 1798 – 20 April 1873) was an English architect who served as President of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Worshipful Company of Mercers

The Worshipful Company of Mercers is the premier Livery Company of the City of London and ranks first in the order of precedence of the Companies.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Exchange,_London

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