Sir Thomas Gresham

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Gresham Professorship. In the will of Sir Thomas Gresham (c.1519–79), founder of London Royal Exchange, provision was made for 7 professorships in various subjects and for a lecture on mus. John Bull was first mus. prof. (1596–1607). Later incumbents have incl. Sir Frederick Bridge, Sir Walford Davies, and Peter Latham.