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Padua, John of

Deborah Graham-Vernon.

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...

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Pardon, Walter William

Roy Palmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 874 words.

Pardon, Walter William (1914–1996), carpenter and folk-singer, was born on 4 March 1914 at Hall Lane, Knapton, Norfolk, the only child of Thomas Pardon (1877–1957), farmworker, and his...

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