Standard Name: Fordyce, Alexander
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Cultural formation||Alison Cockburn|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Lady Anne Barnard|
|Family and Intimate relationships||Elizabeth Isabella Spence|
15-21 June 1772
A series of London banking firms collapsed after the bank associated with Alexander Fordyce stopped payment; ensuing panic brought the biggest stock-market crash since the South Sea Bubble burst in late 1720.