Thomas Pullyson was an English draper and Lord Mayor of London.
He was Sheriff of London in 1574 and then Lord Mayor for 1584, during the reign of Elizabeth I. He applied, unsuccessfully, for the theatres to be closed.He was succeeded by Wolstan Dixie.
Elizabeth I was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603. Sometimes called The Virgin Queen, Gloriana or Good Queen Bess, Elizabeth was the last of the five monarchs of the House of Tudor.
Sir Wolstan Dixie, was an English merchant and administrator, and Lord Mayor of London in 1585.
Mansion House is the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London. It is a Grade I listed building.
Sir Robert Clayton (1629–1707) was a British merchant banker, politician and Lord Mayor of London.
Two Sheriffs are elected annually for the City of London by the Liverymen of the City Livery Companies. Today Sheriffs have only nominal duties, but previously had important judicial responsibilities. They have attended the Justices at the Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey since its original role as the Court for the City and Middlesex.
Sir Edmund Shaa or Shaw was a London goldsmith, Sheriff of London in 1475 and Lord Mayor of London in 1482. Shaa lent money to Edward IV and, as mayor, was extensively involved in the coronation of Edward IV's brother Richard III. He was later knighted and made a member of the Privy Council.
Sir Thomas Exmewe, born c. 1454 in Ruthin, Denbighshire, was a member of the Goldsmiths Company. He was elected Sheriff of London in 1508 and Lord Mayor of London on 5 December 1517. He became the first Lord Mayor of London whose portrait is known to have been painted. The posthumous portrait, dated c. 1550, is now in the collection of the Guildhall Art Gallery and has been attributed to John Bettes the Elder.
Sir John Mundy was a member of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths and was Lord Mayor of London in 1522.
Sir David Thomas Rowell Lewis was Lord Mayor of London for 2007–08.
The Honourable Thomas Harley was a British politician who sat in the House of Commons for 41 years from 1761 to 1802.
Sir Thomas Abney was a merchant and banker who served as Lord Mayor of London for the year 1700 to 1701.
Sir Nicholas Brembre was a wealthy magnate and a chief ally of King Richard II in 14th-century England. He was Lord Mayor of London in 1377, and again from 1383-5. Named a "worthie and puissant man of the city" by Richard Grafton, he became a citizen and grocer of London, and in 1372-3 purchased from the Malmains family the estates of Mereworth, Maplescomb, and West Peckham, in Kent. His ties to Richard ultimately resulted in his downfall, as the anti-Richard Lords Appellant effectively took control of the government and imprisoned, exiled, or executed most of Richard's court. Despite Richard's efforts, Brembre was executed in 1388 for treason at the behest of the Lords Appellant.
Sir Joseph Cockfield Dimsdale, 1st Baronet, was a Lord Mayor of London in the coronation year 1902, and a Member of Parliament (MP) for the City of London from 1900 to 1906.
Sir Thomas Murfyn was a Sheriff and Lord Mayor of London.
Sir John Gore was an English merchant who was Lord Mayor of London in 1624.
Sir George Whitmore was an English merchant who was Lord Mayor of London in 1631. He supported the Royalist cause in the English Civil War.
Thomas Canynges was Lord Mayor of London in 1456-57.
Sir Charles Peers was a British businessman who became the Chairman of the East India Company in 1714 and Lord Mayor of London in 1715. He had previously served as one of the Sheriffs of the City of London in 1708–1709.
Sir Thomas Cooke was an English merchant and Lord Mayor of London.
Sir Andrew Judde, or Judd was a 16th-century English merchant and Lord Mayor of London.
Sir Robert Chichele was a 15th-century English merchant and Lord Mayor of London.
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