in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 266 words.
Padua, John of (fl. 1543–1557), architect and musician, was one of a number of foreign architects and craftsmen employed at the court of Henry VIII. He is first recorded in the exchequer...