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date: 01 March 2021

Brandon, Samuellocked

(fl. 1598)
  • Joseph Knight
  • , revised by Elizabeth Goldring

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Brandon, Samuel (fl. 1598), writer, is known only as the author of The Tragicomoedi of the Vertuous Octavia (1598). The play, probably written as a closet drama, draws heavily both on Sir Thomas North's translation of Plutarch and on Samuel Daniel's Cleopatra (...

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E. Arber, ed., , 5 vols. (1875–94)