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date: 23 October 2019

Cole, Humfreylocked

(d. 1591)
  • Silke Ackermann

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Cole, Humfrey (d. 1591), mathematical instrument maker and die sinker, described himself as 'a English man born in ye north' (on a map of Palestine engraved in 1572), but neither the date or place of his birth nor his parents are known. Although the form of his name varies on his signed works, '...

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