Late 16C English Given Names: Notes on Melchior

Late Sixteenth Century English Given Names

Notes on the name Melchior

Melchior: A Hanseatic merchant, not English. His full name is given as Melchior Van Moullom, a merchant of the stillyard (i.e., the Steelyard), All Hallows, Thames St., London; the Steelyard was where the Merchants of the Hanse (Hanseatic League) had their London trading establishment.

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