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Monk, Richard (fl. 1434–1439), astronomer and writer on the calendar

J. D. North

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/18957

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Monk, Richard (fl. 1434–1439), astronomer and writer on the calendar, was a London chaplain who in 1434 compiled calendrical tables at Oxford. Whether their date has anything to do with the movement for calendar reform that was then in full spate at the Council of ...

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