in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology. 644 words.
Johnson, Thomas (1595x1600–1644), apothecary and soldier, was born at Selby in Yorkshire, probably between 1595 and 1600, of unknown parentage. All that is known of his early life is that...