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(1505 - 1585)
||Appointed organist of Dover Priory |
||Appointed lay-clerk of Canterbury cathedral|
||After about 10 years of monastic employment culminating in the great Abbey at Waltham, he is pensioned off at the Dissolution of monasteries|
||Becomes a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal|
||Marries a Joan (family name unknown)|
||Moves household to Greenwich|
||Together with William Byrd, granted an exclusive licence for printing and selling of music. |
||Dies 23 November in Greenwich, and is buried beneath the chancel of St Alfege |
||Born, unknown date, probably in Leicestershire, England|
||Tallis holds a position of the great eminence in the country; a position which later would have been called Master of the King's/ Queen's Music. |