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Thomas Causton

(c. 1500—1570) composer


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(c.1520/5–1569), English composer, arranger, and church musician who became a gentleman of the Chapel Royal (c.1563/4). His syllabic, homophonic settings of the words from the Book of Common Prayer demonstrate his sympathy with Protestant reform.

From The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).


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