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The Earles of Liverpool: A Georgian Merchant Dynasty

Peter Earle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381731
eISBN:
9781781382301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381731.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book examines the careers of six men from three generations of the Earle family, all merchants in Liverpool. These are John Earle of Warrington (1674-1749) who came to Liverpool as an apprentice ... More


Traders’ Fortunes

André Tchernia

in The Romans and Trade

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198723714
eISBN:
9780191829376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723714.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on those who used commerce as an honourable way of making a fortune when such wealth was not inherited. Using the case of Cornelius Senecio, a protégé of Seneca of modest origins ... More


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