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Bukerel, Andrew (d. 1237)

BIOGRAPHIES Bukerel, Andrew (d. 1237) Oxford Dictionary of National Biography May 2014 Bukerel, Andrew (d. 1237), merchant and mayor of London, was born into a prominent London family. In London, only three men have served longer consecutive terms as mayor than his six-year spell in that office. His family name lives on in the name of the small street Bucklersbury, running between Queen Victoria Street and Walbrook in the heart...

Walter Hervey (died after 1276), alderman and mayor of London 1271-3

BIOGRAPHIES Walter Hervey (died after 1276), alderman and mayor of London 1271-3. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography September 2018 Hervey, Walter (d. in or after 1276), mayor of London, rose from obscure origins to become a notoriously divisive figure in thirteenth-century London. Such was his popularity among the London commoners that at the mayoral election of 1272 huge crowds chased the aldermen of London to Westminster, where their shouts of 'we are the commune...