Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 29 September 2020

Dowe, Robertlocked

(c. 1523–1612)
  • Ian W. Archer


Dowe, Robert (c. 1523–1612), merchant and benefactor, was the second son of Henry Dove of Stradbroke, Suffolk, and Alice Nowell. He was apprenticed to Nicholas Wilford, a prominent member of the Merchant Taylors' Company of London, of which he became free in 1550. It was probably soon after this that he married ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

N. Pevsner & others, Buildings of England series
Guildhall Library, London
British Library, London
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
University of London, Institute of Historical Research, Centre for Metropolitan History