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.
25 Jan 2007, 12:08 a.m. - Michael Robinson
"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
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.