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Peake, Robertlocked

(c. 1551–1619)
  • Karen Hearn

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Peake, Robert (c. 1551–1619), portrait and decorative painter, was born into a Lincolnshire gentry family. The son of William Peake, he was first recorded on 30 April 1565, upon his apprenticeship to the London goldsmith Laurence Woodham. If this took place at the customary age of fourteen, ...

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