Saturday, January 10, 2009
Name of the Day
IF-JESUS-Had-Not-Died-For-Thee-Thou-Wouldst-Be-Damned Barbon was a son of PraiseGod Barbon, a leathermonger and Baptist preacher in 17th century London.
While studying in Amsterdam, Barbon changed his name to "Nicholas" and later became a London developer, builder and MP.
From London Rising, The Men Who Made London Modern (New York, Walker & Co., 2008): 67.
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