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    • Daniel Dancer

    • Daniel Dancer (1716–1794) was a notorious English miser whose life was documented soon after his death and continued in print over the following century. The miser Daniel Dancer was born in Pinner, then a rural area in the county of Middlesex, in 1716. His grandfather and father were both noted in their time ... Read »


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    • John Elwes (politician)

    • John Elwes (politician)

      John Elwes [né Meggot or Meggott] (a.k.a. "Elwes the Miser"), MP (7 April 1714 – 26 November 1789) was a Member of Parliament (MP) in Great Britain for Berkshire (1772–1784) and a noted eccentric and miser, suggested to be an inspiration for the character of Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens' A Christmas ... Read »


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    • Hetty Green

    • Hetty Green

      Henrietta Howland "Hetty" Green (née Robinson; November 21, 1834 – July 3, 1916), nicknamed the "Witch of Wall Street", was an American businesswoman and financier known as "the richest woman in America" during the Gilded Age. Known for both her wealth and her miserliness, she was the lone woman to amass a fort ... Read »


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    • Jane Peat

    • Jane Peat

      Jane, Lady Peat (c.1751—26 November 1842) was an English miser, eccentric and kleptomaniac, and the estranged wife of Sir Robert Peat. Born Jane Smith, the only child of Mathew and Jane Smith (née Taylor), she was baptised at the Jesuit chapel in Durham on 23 April 1751. Her father was a local squire who lived ... Read »


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    • Ephraim Lópes Pereira d'Aguilar, 2nd Baron d'Aguilar


    • Ebenezer Scrooge

    • Ebenezer Scrooge

      Ebenezer Scrooge (/ˌɛbᵻˈniːzər ˈskruːdʒ/) is the focal character of Charles Dickens' 1843 novella, A Christmas Carol. At the beginning of the novella, Scrooge is a cold-hearted miser who despises Christmas. Dickens describes him thus: "The cold within him froze his old features, nipped his ... Read »


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