Nicholas Kratzer(1487-?1550), Mathematician and astronomer
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A mathematician, astronomer and maker of sundials, Kratzer was appointed the royal astronomer to Henry VIII by 1520. He was a friend of the artists Albrecht Dürer and Hans Holbein and tutor to Sir Thomas More's household in mathematics and astronomy.
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