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Bathe, William (1564 - 1614), teacher, writer

Peter Le Huray and Bernarr Rainbow

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Dublin, 2 April 1564; d Madrid, 17 June 1614). Irish teacher and writer. He was the son of Judge John Bathe. Anthony Wood wrote that he studied at Oxford and constructed a ‘harp of a new device’ which he presented in 1584 to Queen Elizabeth, to whom he taught mnemonics. By January 1585 he was in the service of Sir John Perrott, and shortly afterwards took possession of

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