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Preston, Thomaslocked

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Preston, Thomas (1537–1598), playwright and college head, was born at Simpson, Buckinghamshire, of a Lancashire family. He was educated at Eton College and at King's College, Cambridge, where he was elected scholar on 16 August 1553 and fellow on 18 September 1556. He graduated BA in 1557 and MA in 1561. He made a favourable impression on ...

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