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ID: 500107629
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500107629

 
Record Type: Person
Nicholas of Lynn (English explorer and monk, died after 1380)

Note: Originally from Oxford, he is believed to have possibly sailed around Greenland ca. 1360. According to tradition, he made a map of his discoveries, which was used by explorers in the late 15th and 16th centuries.

Names:
Nicholas of Lynn (preferred,V,display)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
musician (preferred)
mathematician
astrologer
monk
author
sailor (military)
explorer

Gender: male

Events:
active:   Oxford (Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Non-Artists
 ........  Nicholas of Lynn (I)

Biographies:
(English explorer and monk, died after 1380) ..... [VP Preferred]
(English, d. after 1380) ..... [JPGM]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Nicholas of Lynn ........ [JPGM Preferred, VP Preferred]
................................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
................................  Thompson, Friar's Map of Ancient America (1996) title

Subject: ........ [JPGM, VP]
....................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
....................  Thompson, Friar's Map of Ancient America (1996) title
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Thompson, Friar's Map of Ancient America (1996)
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