February 21, 2022
Ellys - an English wool merchant of the Calais Staple when the Staple still retained the monopoly of all English wool export to the Continent. Ellys'
motto, 'Think and Thank God of all'. Henry VIIl's chronicler, John Leland, observes: 'Elis greatly risen bi merchandise' in his list of the Gentlemen of
Kesteven, in the south-west of the county.