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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.

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Sir Richard Martin: Treatise on the Reorganisation of the Mint

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9300
Scope and Contents

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Mynt, and worker of ye moneys therof, collected out of sundry Indentures, and auntient presidents of the sayd Mynt, an unpublished tract addressed to James I for the reorganisation of the Mint and confirmation of the privileges of the Master of the Mint, 32ff.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).

Dates: 1603
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