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Caustun [Causton, Cawston], Thomaslocked

  • John Milsom


(bc1520–25; d London, Oct 28, 1569). English church musician, composer and arranger. In about 1550 he was listed in the junior ranks of the singing men of the Chapel Royal. Later accounts place him higher in the ranking; by 1563/4 his salary was that of a full Gentleman of the Chapel Royal. References to the death of a musician named Caustun in ...

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