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Heywood, Thomaslocked

(c. 1573–1641)
  • David Kathman

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Heywood, Thomas (c. 1573–1641), playwright and poet, was probably born late in 1573 in Lincolnshire. On 3 October 1623 he gave his age as '49 or thereabouts' and as '50 yeares, or neare upon' (Sisson, 58), and on five separate occasions in his writings he refers to himself as a native of ...

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Times Literary Supplement