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Thomas Digges memorandum

 Digital Record
Identifier: VMSS457_I26_O1
Image of Thomas Digges memorandum
Image of Thomas Digges memorandum


  • 1586 March 20


Biographical / Historical

Thomas Digges (approximately 1546-1595) was a noted mathematician who continued the interest of his father Leonard (d. 1571) in the application of mathematics to military science. He was appointed by the Earl of Leicester as Muster-Master-General to the English forces in the Netherlands, a position which he filled with great ability.


1 sheet (1 page) ; 23 x 20 cm



General Note

Manuscript signed by Digges, dated 20 March 1586. The manuscript is a certificate or memorandum regarding some English troops in the service of the States General of Holland.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States