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Rowlands, Samuellocked

(fl. 1598–1628)
  • Reavley Gair

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Rowlands, Samuel (fl. 1598–1628), satirist, first appears on the literary scene in 1598 with the publication of The betraying of Christ; Judas in despaire; the seven words of our saviour on the crosse; with other poems on the passion. This is a somewhat sententious biblical paraphrase. The content was largely derived unacknowledged from ...

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