Robert Okeland [Hockland, Ockland]

(fl. before 1548)

English composer. Clerk of Eton College 1531-34.Robert Okeland or Hockland was organist of St Mary-at-Hill in Billingsgate in 1534-5, where Tallis was employed as singer or organist in 1537-8. He was later, from 1544, one of Tallis's colleagues in the Chapel Royal, and is represented by a single work in the Gyffard partbooks.

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