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
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.