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  • David Thomas
  • Eddie Rolmanis
  • Emma Thomas
  • Jim Poyner
  • Map of Europe - © British Library Board. All rights reserved. Shelfmark: Maps.C.2.c.3
  • Nikki Bowling
  • The Borthwick Institute for Archives
  • The Company of Merchant Adventurers of the City of York 
  • The National Archives
  • Venturefest Yorkshire
  • York Archaeological Trust

Further credits are provided within the on-line exhibits, Be a Merchant Adventurer and Find Out More.


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