Stow [Stowe], John
- Barrett L. Beer
Stow [Stowe], John (1524/5–1605), historian, was born in the parish of St Michael Cornhill, London, the eldest of the seven children of Thomas Stow (d. 1559), tallow-chandler, and his wife, Elizabeth Archer (d. 1568?). John Strype described the Stows as a family of 'good substance and credit' (...