RIVES, WILLIAM [SSNE 7643]
- First name
William Rives acted as factor on behalf of English merchants in Bremen. In 1690 he was forced to escape from the city after his landlord, the Scottish merchant Gilbert Spence, discovered that he was having an intimate relationship with his stepdaughter which resulted in an unplanned pregnancy.
Ruth Prange, Die bremische Kaufmannschaft des 16. und 17. Jahrhunderts in sozialgeschichtlicher Betrachtung (Bremen, 1963), p. 239.
Entry by Dr Kathrin Zickermann.
- BREMEN (CITY),
- Arrived 1690-01-01
- Capacity MERCHANT, FACTOR