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date: 18 February 2020

Brome, Richardlocked

(c. 1590–1652)
  • Martin Butler

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Brome, Richard (c. 1590–1652), playwright, is of unknown birth and parentage. It has been suggested that he came from Cornwall, since his plays make several detailed allusions to the county and preserve one of the few surviving scraps of Middle Cornish speech, but this necessarily remains speculative (...

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