June 13, 1592, Chester, Cheshire, England.

Circa 1635, possibly in London.

Church of St. John the Baptist, Barnet, 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 1618–22, 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