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Wednesday, 03 September 2014 07:04

Harrison, Edmund (1590-1667)

Edmund Harrison was the King’s Embroidererat the courts of James I (r: 1603-1625), Charles I (r: 1625-1649) and Charles II (r: 1660-1685) of England. Harrison grew up in London, but nothing is known of his apprenticeship as an embroiderer. His name is associated with William Broderick (d. 1620), King's Embroiderer to James I, and his son-in-law, John Shepley (Shipley; d. 1631), embroiderer to Charles I as Prince of Wales.