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Lyly, Johnlocked

(1554–1606)
  • G. K. Hunter

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Lyly, John (1554–1606), writer and playwright, was the eldest of eight children of Peter Lyly (d. 1569) and his wife, Jane Burgh (or Brough), of Burgh Hall in the North Riding of Yorkshire. He may have been born in Rochester, where his father is mentioned as a 'notary public' at the installation ceremonies for ...

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