John Leland

John Leland

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 18 Apr 1552 (aged 45–46)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial London, City of London, Greater London, England
Plot unknown
Memorial ID 10309240 · View Source
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A historian who was commissioned by Henry VIII to list the antiquities of England. Although Leland went mad and died before his work was complete, he travelled extensively and his writings were used heavily by later antiquarians such as Camden and Stow.

Bio by: Mark McManus


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mark McManus
  • Added: 12 Jan 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10309240
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Leland (1506–18 Apr 1552), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10309240, citing St Michael le Querne (destroyed 1666), London, City of London, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .