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Author Farr, David, 1969 January 22- author.

Title Brokerage and networks in London's global world : kinship, commerce and communities from the 1620s to the 1720s through the experience of john blackwell / David Farr
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2022
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Series Routledge research in early modern history
Summary "The Londoner John Blackwell (1624-1701), shaped by his parents' Puritanism and merchant interests of his iconoclast father, became one of Oliver Cromwell's New Model Army captains. Working with his father in Parliament's financial administration both supported the regicide and benefitted from the subsequent sales of land sales from those defeated in the civil wars. Surviving the Restoration Blackwell pursued interests in Ireland, banking schemes in London and Massachusetts, before being Governor of Pennsylvania. Blackwell worked with his son, Lambert Blackwell, who established himself as a merchant, financier and a representative of the state in Italy during the wars of William III before being embroiled in the South Sea Bubble. The linked histories of the three Blackwells reinforce the importance of kinship, the development of the early modern state centred in an increasingly global London and illustrate the ownership of the memory of the civil wars, facilitated by their kin links to Cromwell and John Lambert, architect of Cromwell's Protectorate, by those who fought against Charles I. Suitable for specialists in the area and students taking courses on early modern English, European and American history as well as those with a more general interest in the period"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes David Farr is Deputy Head Academic of Norwich School. He is author of full-length studies of the Cromwellian military-religious figures, John Lambert, Henry Ireton, Thomas Harrison and Hezekiah Haynes and the failure of Oliver Cromwell's Godly Revolution, 1594-1704 (2020)
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Subject Blackwell, John, active 1665.
Blackwell, John, active 1665.
Capitalists and financiers -- Great Britain -- Biography
Finance -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century
Globalization -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century
Kinship -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century
Capitalists and financiers.
HISTORY / General
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021057797
ISBN 1000571165