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date: 07 April 2020

Mellis, Johnlocked

(d. 1593?)
  • Thompson Cooper
  • , revised by H. K. Higton


Mellis, John (d. 1593?), writer on arithmetic and bookkeeping, came from Norwich, but few details of his life are known. He had (according to himself) a natural genius for drawing proportions, maps, cards, buildings, and plates. He attended a Dr Robert Forth at ...

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