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Pauline  •  Link

from L&M Companion
Mallard (Maylord), Thomas (d. 1665). Viol player and composer; once musician to Oliver Comwell; in service with Sandwich on his Spanish embassy.

Michael Robinson  •  Link

"in 1635 Thomas Mallard an 'Italian Lute Maker' was living in the parish of St. Martin in the Fields."

Matthew Spring 'The Lute in Britain; a history of the instrument and its music' Oxford: OUP, 2001 p. 308

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