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Taverner, Johnlocked

(c. 1490–1545)
  • Roger Bowers


Taverner, John (c. 1490–1545), composer, is of unknown parentage. He was probably a native of Lincolnshire. In 1525/6 2s. 4d. sufficed to hire a man to escort him from Boston to visit his 'country', indicating family settlement in south Lincolnshire within one or two days' ride of ...

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