Born: June 13, 1592, Che­ster, Che­shire, Eng­land.

Died: Cir­ca 1635, pos­si­bly in Lon­don.

Buried: Bar­net Church of St. John the Bap­tist, North Lon­don, Eng­land.

Ravenscroft be­came a chor­is­ter at Chi­ches­ter Ca­thed­ral, Eng­land, in 1594. He al­so served at St. Paul’s ca­thed­ral as a chor­is­ter, and wrote mu­sic for ac­tors there. From 1618-1622, he was the mu­sic mas­ter for Christ’s Hos­pi­tal. Some of his work may be found in:



  1. Da Pacem
  2. Dunfermling
  3. Lincoln
  4. Old 104th
  5. Salisbury
  6. St. Da­vid