Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Alphonso Marsh, (1626 or 27-81). Lutenist, keyboard player, singer (bass) and composer. He took part in Davenant's *Siege of Rhodes* and at the Restoration was appointed to the King's Private Musick and the Chapel Royal. The son and father of royal musicians, his songs appear in a number of contemporary antholohies. There is a specimen of his work in *Musica Britannica*, 333/item xix.
Alphonso, son of Robert Marsh, one of the musicians in ordinary to Charles I., baptized at St. Margaret's, Westminster, January 28th, 1627.---Wheatley, 1899.
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