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Leonard was born about 1520 in Digge’s Court, Barham, Kent, England.  Leonard's father was James Digges and his mother was Philippa Engham.  His paternal grandparents were John Digges and Joan Clifton; his maternal grandfather was John Engham.  He was an only child.  He died about 1559 in England.

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Dictionary of National Biography, London; Oxford University Press, 1949-1950, Biographia Britannica, 2nd ed., London, 1778-93, Mathematical proctioners of Tudor and Stuart England, by E.G.R. Taylor, Cambridge, 1954, Leonard and Thomas Digges, Biographical Notes, by Louise Diehl Patterson, Isis, 42 (1951)