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Thomas Digges memorandum

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

Dates

  • 1586 March 20

Creator

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.

Extent

1 sheet (1 page) ; 23 x 20 cm

Language

English

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

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