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Last NamePenny    
Given NameThomas    
alt. NamesT. P. ; Thomae Pennio ;    
MarriageMargaret Lucas    
Children    
Year born1530/32 in Eskrigg near Gressingham, Lancaster    
Year died1589    
Place of deathSt Andrews Undershaft    
Father's occupation    
Relativesbrother     
EducationLancaster Grammar School, Queens' and Trinity Colleges Cambridge,     
Country of ActivityEngland, UK    
Worked forThomas Moffet & Mouffet (ed.): Theatrum Insectorum ; Charles de l'Ecluse: Rariorum Aliquot Stirpium Pannoniam (1583) ; naturalist ->Conrad Gesner ; Valerius Cordus: Hist. Stirpium (1515-44) ; Mathias d'Obel ; Pierre Pena ;     
Patronage    
CollaboratorsWolf ; Thomas Moufet; Jean Bauhin (1541-1613) ; Joachim Camerarius le Jeune (1534-1598) ;    
Techniqueszoological, botanical, medical, arachnological, and entomological drawing ; hand-colouring    
Sample(s)www.britarch.ac.uk/lahs/PENNyart.htm    
Archival sourcesBritish Library. Rare Books MS Sloane, 4015    
Published sourcesLapage 1961: 25 ; Oxford DNB. Raven: English Naturalists ; Potts & Fear on Penny ; P. H. Swann: Mouffet's Theat. Insect. (1634) ; Bull. Brit Arachnol. Soc 2(1973) ; Neri 2011: 45-64 ;    
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