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Beaumont, Francislocked

  • P. J. Finkelpearl


Beaumont, Francis (1584/5–1616), playwright, was the third son of Francis Beaumont (d. 1598), a judge of the court of common pleas, and younger brother of the poet Sir John Beaumont (c. 1584–1627). His mother, Anne Pierrepoint (d. in or before 1598), came from a prominent recusant family of ...

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