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date: 22 February 2020

Davenant [D'Avenant], Sir Williamlocked

(1606–1668)
  • Mary Edmond

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Davenant [D'Avenant], Sir William (1606–1668), poet, playwright, and theatre manager, was the second of four sons of John Davenant, vintner, and Jane, daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Sheppard.

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