SIR THOMAS LODGE: merchant, adventurer, bankrupt, ancestor

Sir Thomas Lodge

This talk takes the listener back to the Tudor and Elizabethan life and times of her ancestor Sir Thomas Lodge, Lord Mayor of London in 1562.  Living to the age of 74 Thomas was born in Shropshire around 1510 married three times and rose to high office in the City of London.  Jacqui tells his interesting story showing us the genealogical sources there are for London aldermen and merchants at this time.

It was first performed for the Kenilworth branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry on 10 May 2017.