Born: June 13, 1592, Chester, Cheshire, England.
Died: Circa 1635, possibly in London.
Buried: Church of St. John the Baptist, Barnet, London, England.
Ravenscroft became a chorister at Chichester Cathedral, England, in 1594. He also served at St. Paul’s Cathedral as a chorister, and wrote music for actors there. From 1618–22, he was music master for Christ’s Hospital.