Abyngdon, Henry c1420-1.sep.1497 England, ?Cambridge - ?Wells
church singer, organist, until 1447 in service of Humphrey Duke of Gloucester, 1447-1451 lay clerk of Eton College, 1451 clerk of the Chapel Royal at Westminster Abbey in London, 1455-1478 master of the choristers at the Chapel Royal, 1464 he was granted a BMus from Cambridge, the patronage of Bishop Bekynton brought him valuable sinecures in the diocese of Bath and Wells, according to Schmidl he died as cantor of the cathedral of Wells, a post he had held since 1447

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