Davy, Charles (1722/3–1797), Church of England clergyman and writer on music, was born in Norwich, the son of Charles Davy of Hatton Garden, London; his mother may have been Sarah Davy. He was educated at Mr Haslehurst's school at Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, Mr Pigge's school...
revised by Philip Carter
Anne Pimlott Baker
Eastcott, Richard (bap. 1744, d. 1828), writer on music and Church of England clergyman, was baptized on 22 November 1744 at Launceston, Cornwall, the son of Sandford Eastcott. He matriculated at Oriel College, Oxford, on 9 July 1764. He does not seem to have taken a degree, but was at some point ordained. He devoted his life to musical circles in ...
R. F. Sharp
revised by David J. Golby
Hughes, William (1718/19–1798), writer on music and Church of England clergyman, was the son of William Hughes (d. 1768), who was made minor canon of Worcester Cathedral in 1718 and in 1721 was presented to the vicarage of Old Sodbury, Gloucestershire, which he held until his death. The younger ...
Donald R. Boomgaarden
Salmon, Thomas (bap. 1647, d. 1706), writer on music and Church of England clergyman, was baptized on 11 December 1647 at St John-at-Hackney, the second son of Thomas Salmon, merchant and alderman of London, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Okey. He matriculated at ...