Jacob Hillarye

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Jacob Hillarye (died 1632) was an English organist.


Hillarye was a Lay Vicar at Chichester Cathedral from 1590. He was appointed to the office of both Organist and Master of the Choristers in 1599. He was succeeded by Thomas Weelkes in 1602.[1] He remained a choirman until at least 1616 and was landlord of the King's Head public house (now called Trents) in South Street, Chichester.[2]

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Cultural offices
Preceded by
Thomas Lambert
Master of the Choristers
of Chichester Cathedral

Succeeded by
Thomas Weelkes
Preceded by
of Chichester Cathedral