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date: 07 April 2020

Congreve, Williamlocked

(1670–1729)
  • C. Y. Ferdinand
  •  and D. F. McKenzie

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Congreve, William (1670–1729), playwright and poet, was born on either 24 or 31 January 1670 in Bardsey Grange, Yorkshire, the son of William Congreve (1637–1708) and his wife, Mary (1636?–1715), daughter of Mary, née Bright, and Walter Browning (d. 1636). Congreve's mother was the great-granddaughter of ...

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