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date: 26 February 2020

Peele, Jameslocked

(d. 1585)
  • Basil S. Yamey

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Peele, James (d. 1585), writer on bookkeeping, whose origins are obscure, described himself in 1569 as 'Cittizen and Salter of London, Clercke of Christes Hospitall, practizer and teacher of the same' (that is, bookkeeping). He was appointed clerk of Christ's Hospital, London...

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