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Langbaine, Gerardlocked

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Langbaine, Gerard (1656–1692), dramatic cataloguer and writer, was born on 15 July 1656 in the parish of St Peter-in-the-East, Oxford, the second of two sons of Gerard Langbaine (1608/9–1658), provost of Queen's College, Oxford, and his wife, Elizabeth (1613–1692), daughter of Charles Sunnybanke...

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