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date: 23 February 2020

Mell, Davislocked

(1604–1662)
  • Peter Walls

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Mell, Davis (1604–1662), violinist and clockmaker, was born on 15 November 1604 at Wilton near Salisbury, where his father, Leonard Mell (d. 1641), was in the employ of William Herbert, third earl of Pembroke. Although not appointed to a place in the court musical establishment until late in 1626, ...

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National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
Oxford Historical Society
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