TITLE

William Byrd's Middlesex recusancy

AUTHOR(S)
Mateer, David
PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
Music & Letters;Feb97, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates William Byrd's recusancy in Harlington, Middlesex at the receiving end of anti-Catholic legislation, which also coincides with the most productive period of his life as a composer. Passing of the Act of Uniformity in 1559; Series of indictments of William Byrd and his family for their recusancy; Light imposition of the Recusancy laws on the Byrd family.
ACCESSION #
9706055940

 

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