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Nicholas Hilliard
(1547?-1619)

Positions Held

Court goldsmith[16]
Freeman of the Goldsmiths' Company, 1569[F76]

Main Events

Miniaturist, calligrapher, and limner.[16]
Founder of the English school of miniature painting.[16]
Pupil of Robert Brandon.[F76]
Resided in France, 1576-78.[F76]

Place of birth: Exeter[16]
Place of marriage: St Vedast, London[F76]

 

 

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