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John Shute
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There is no recorded information about John Shute’s family background and education. By 1557, he appears in records as a captain in the army of Lord Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln (1512-85), accompanying him to France. When Clinton became Constable of the Tower of London, Shute was appointed a master gunner. In 1569, Shute became a yeoman of the ordinance for life and als…

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Bennett, Clinton, “John Shute”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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