1) A maker of glass spectacles for those with defective vision.

1423 Et de xxs receptis pro pare de spectakeles de argento et deaurato, York

1468-9 De Alberto Johnson spectaclemaker, York. This man was almost certainly not English and his name suggests a German or Low Countries’ origin.

places York
dates 1423 1468-1469

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