Agostino Veneziano
Agostino Veneziano ("Venetian Agostino"), whose real name was Agostino de' Musi (c. 1490 – c. 1540), was an important and prolific Italian engraver of the Renaissance.
Veneziano was born in Venice...
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Melchior Hoffman
Melchior Hoffman (or Hofmann; byname: Pel(t)zer "furrier"; c. 1495 – c. 1543) was an Anabaptist prophet and a visionary leader in northern Germany and the Netherlands.
Hoffman was born at Schwäbis...
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Thomas Giffard
Sir Thomas Giffard (c.1491-27 May 1560) was a Tudor courtier, Staffordshire landowner and Member of the English Parliament.
Thomas Giffard' father was Sir John Giffard of Chillington Hall, near Br...
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Claude Garamond
Claude Garamont (ca. 1480 – 1561), known commonly as Claude Garamond was a French publisher and punch-cutter from Paris. Garamond was the first to specialize in type design and punch-cutting as a serv...
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Mary Boleyn
Mary Boleyn (c. 1499/1500 – 19 June 1543) was the sister of English queen consort Anne Boleyn and a member of the Boleyn family, which enjoyed considerable influence during the reign of King Hen...
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Johannes Aepinus
Johannes Aepinus (Johann Hoeck) (1499–1553) was a German Lutheran theologian, the first Superintendent of Hamburg from 1532 to 1553, presiding as spiritual leader over the Lutheran state church of Ham...
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William Stapleton (MP)
William Stapleton (ca. 1495-1544), of Wighill, Yorkshire and London, was an English politician.He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Carlisle in 1542.
Thomas Manners, 1st Earl of Rutland
Thomas Manners, 1st Earl of Rutland, 12th Baron de Ros of Helmsley (c. 1492 – 20 September 1543), KG, of Belvoir Castle, Rutland, was created Earl of Rutland by King Henry VIII in 1525.
Thom...
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Pierre Vermont
Pierre Vermont (l’aîné, primus, Vermond seniorem) (c.1495 – before February 22, 1533) was a French composer of the Renaissance, associated with the Sainte-Chapelle. Twelve of his works have survived,...
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Wijerd Jelckama
Wijerd Jelckama (also spelled Wierd and Wijard) (c. 1490–1523) was a Frisian military commander, warlord and member of the Arumer Zwarte Hoop ("Arumer Black Hope"). He was the lieutenant of Pier Gerlo...
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Karl von Miltitz
Karl von Miltitz (c. 1490 – 20 November 1529) was a papal nuncio and a Mainz Cathedral canon.
He was born in Rabenau near Meißen and Dresden, his family stemming from the lesser Saxon nobility. He...
Thomas Elyot
Sir Thomas Elyot (c. 1490 – 26 March 1546) was an English diplomat and scholar.
Thomas was the child of Sir Richard Elyot's first marriage with Alice De la Mare, but neither the date nor place of ...
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John Holyman
John Holyman was a distinguished canonist who was born about 1495 in Cuddington, Buckinghamshire. He was educated at Winchester and afterwards at New College, Oxford, where he became a Fellow in 1512....
Margaret Courtenay, Baroness Herbert
Margaret Courtenay (c. 1499 – before 1526) was the only daughter of William Courtenay, 1st Earl of Devon and Catherine of York. Her maternal grandparents were Edward IV of England and Elizabeth ...