Caceres, Simon (Jacob) de

(d. 1704)
   English merchant. He was born in Amsterdam and settled in London before 1656. He lived openly as a Jew and urged marranos in London to practise Judaism. He advised Oliver Cromwell during the conquest of Jamaica. He was one of the signatories of a petition organized by the Jews of London requesting freedom of worship, and he helped with the acquisition of the first congregational cemetery in 1657.

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