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1485 – Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Essex, was an English statesman born in Putney, England. 1512 – He was employed by the powerful Florentine merchant banker family, the Frescobaldis, in cloth dealing at Syngsson’s Mart in Middelburg in the Netherlands. 1519 – Married a clothier’s daughter, Elizabeth Wyckes. 1523 – After studying law, he ..

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