Martin, Sir Richard, 1534-1617 (Knight, Master of the Mint and Lord Mayor of London)
- Existence: 1534 - 1617
Sir Richard Martin (1534-1617), goldsmith, was appointed warden of the Mint in 1560, and held the appointment until around 1595. He was also Master of the Mint, 1581-1617, and Lord Mayor of London, 1589 and 1594.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Sir Richard Martin: Treatise on the Reorganisation of the Mint
A short treatise breiflie touching the differences and demands nowe in question depending betwixt ye warden of the Mynt, and the M[aste]r of the Mynt, and worker of ye moneys therof, collected out of sundry Indentures, and auntient presidents of the sayd Mynt, an unpublished tract addressed to James I for the reorganisation of the Mint and confirmation of the privileges of the Master of the Mint, 32ff. (7 blank).