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date: 15 July 2020

Price, Laurencelocked

(fl. 1624–1667?)
  • Angela McShane


Price, Laurence (fl. 1624–1667?), balladeer and pamphlet writer, was hugely popular, prolific, and influential, yet, like so many of his contemporaries in London’s cheap print trade he is a shadowy figure. Price,’s works give no clues as to his birth or origins, but his close links to the publishing trade over a period of nearly forty years make it likely that he lived in ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)
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