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date: 01 October 2020

Jonson, Ben 

Source:
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance
Author(s):
Martin WigginsMartin Wiggins

(1572–1637)English dramatist and poet, born in London, the posthumous son of a minister. He was educated at Westminster School, but had to leave when his stepfather decided he would be better set to work as a bricklayer. He began his long theatrical career as a ... ...

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