Battell (Battle), Ralph (Radulphi) 11.apr.1649-20.mar.1713 England Hertfordshire, ? - London St Martin in the Fields
organist, priest, canon, not identified as composer, 26.jul.1665 admitted and 1669 matriculated at Peterhouse College in Cambridge, 1670 BA, 1673 MA, 1705 DD, 3.mar.1671 ordained deacon in Ely, sep.1673 ordained priest in London, 1672 rector of All Saints Church and vicar of St John in Hertford, rector of Edworth Bedfordshire, 1880 prebend/canon in Worcester, 1689-1713 subdean and clerk of the cheque at the Chapel Royal in London and sub-almoner to Queen Anne, 1700 he sent John Blow's canon Gloria Patri to cardinal Howard in Rome Italy who had requested it to be sung at Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano, 1700 it was published in Playford's 'Introduction' ; son of Ralph Battell, rector of Letchworth Hertfordsshire ; 10.jun.1682 in Stapleford Hertfordshire he married Elizabeth Dod

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[] The civil magistrates coercive power in religious matters asserted, in a sermon preached at the assizes at Hertford, March the 7th, 1683/1684
words Ralph Battell
pub Printed by R. E. for Walter Kettilby in St Paul's Church-yard London and J. Jones in Worcester. 1684

[] The lawfulness and expediency of church musick asserted in a sermon preached at St Brides church upon the 22d of november 1693, being the anniversary meeting of gentlemen, lovers of musick
words Ralph Battell
pub J. Heptinstall for John Carr, London 1694

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