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Dekker, Thomaslocked

(c. 1572–1632)
  • John Twyning

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Dekker, Thomas (c. 1572–1632), playwright and pamphleteer, is of obscure origins, and his own words are often the only source for personal details. Nothing is known of his parents, though his name suggests that he was of Dutch descent. His date of birth is generally given as about 1572 from the epistle dedicatory to ...

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