Nicholas Hilliard

Nicholas Hilliard (abt. 1547 - abt. 1619)

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Nicholas Hilliard
Born about in Exeter, Devon, Englandmap
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Husband of — married about in London, Englandmap [uncertain]
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Died about [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 10 Dec 2015
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A few notes from Wikpedia as citied below: "Hilliard, a goldsmith apprenticed himself to the Queen's jeweller Robert Brandon, a goldsmith and city chamberlain of London...After his seven years' apprenticeship, Hilliard was made a freeman of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths in 1569. He set up a workshop with his younger brother John; another brother was also a goldsmith, and the youngest a clergyman.

He married Brandon's daughter Alice (1556–1611) in 1576 and they had seven children."

Death Year 1619 as per National Portrait Gallery website

and the V & A's_Young_Man/index.html


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On 12 May 2018 at 22:40 GMT Beryl Meehan wrote:

He died on about 3 January 1619 and was buried on 7 January 1619 in the church of St Martins-in-the-Fields, Westminster, leaving in his will twenty shillings to the poor of the parish, thirty between his two sisters, some goods to his maidservant, and all the rest of his effects to his son, Lawrence Hilliard, his sole executor

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