Daniel Grignion (1684-1763),a native of France worked in London. Grignion & Son, the firm he started at the 'King's Arms and Dial' in Great Russell Street, Covent Garden, with Daniel and son Thomas Grignion as partners. They described themselves as finishers for the late Daniel Quare. Thomas is credited with making technical improvements to the cylinder escapement.
Roman Charity is shown via Cimon an old man who had been imprisoned and awaited execution, was not given any food for a long time. His jailers allowed him a visit from his daughter Pero, who, heart-broken upon seeing her father so ill-treated, gave him her breast for nourishment.