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Crane, Williamlocked

(d. 1545)
  • Ian W. Archer


Crane, William (d. 1545), musician and merchant, was of obscure origins, but by 1506 he had become a gentleman of the Chapel Royal, for in May of that year he performed at the entertainments given by Lady Margaret Beaufort for King Filippo of Castile...

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J. S. Brewer, J. Gairdner, & R. H. Brodie, eds., , 23 vols. in 38 (1862–1932); repr. (1965)
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London