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Ravenscroft, Thomaslocked

(b. 1591/2)
  • David Mateer

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Ravenscroft, Thomas (b. 1591/2), music theorist and composer, was quite probably one of the Flintshire Ravenscrofts: on a flyleaf of the copy of A Briefe Discourse (1614) that he presented to Sir John Egerton, whose mother was Elizabeth Ravenscroft of Bretton, the author described himself as 'the meanest of a name soe much honored by you'. The ...

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