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Thomas Morley
(1557 - 1602)

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1557 Born in Norwich, England
1560s Morley was a friend and pupil of William Byrd
1568 Graduates Bachelor of Music at Oxford
1583 Appointed master of the choristers for Norwich Cathedral
1587 Appointed organist for St Paul's Cathedral in London
1589 Serves as organist at St. Giles, Cripplegate, in London
1592 Sworn in as a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal
1597 Book, A Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke, published
1598 Granted a share in the monopoly for printing and publishing music
1602 Resigns from the Chapel Royal for health reasons; Dies in London some time in October
~1591 Defects from the Roman Catholic church
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