Tagged : Samuel Pepys

Huguenots and the World of Finance: Part One

25 Apr, 2022 by Huguenot Society
This post by Fellow Joyce Hampton examines the background to the foundation of the Bank of England in 1694, and the role played by the Walloon Houblon family, particularly Sir John Houblon, the Bank's first Director. Among the original subscribers to Bank stock were many Huguenots...