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Machyn [Machin], Henrylocked

(1496/1498–1563)
  • Ian Mortimer

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Machyn [Machin], Henry (1496/1498–1563), chronicler, was born on the Wednesday after Whitsun in a year which Machyn himself, reporting his own birthday, inconsistently gives as both 1496 and 1498. His parentage and place of birth are uncertain, but it is likely that he was born in ...

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(1900–)
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
Camden Society
Guildhall Library, London
J. Foster, ed., , 4 vols. (1887–8), later edn (1891); , 4 vols. (1891–2); 8 vol. repr. (1968) and (2000)