OTD in 1719 The death of Sir William Paterson, Scottish trader, financier & co-founder of the Bank of England. Paterson was instrumental in the movement for the Union of Scotland & England, culminating in his support of the Act of Union - 1707.

Jan 22, 2022 ยท 12:16 PM UTC

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Not short of a Bob or two?
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