Late 16C English Given Names: Notes on Maurice
Late Sixteenth Century English Given Names
Notes on the name Maurice
Maurice: Maurice Tymmerman, alderman of the Styllyard (i.e., the Steelyard), London, was probably not English in view of his position and his Low German or Netherlandish surname; the Steelyard was where the Merchants of the Hanse (Hanseatic League) had their London trading establishment.
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