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date: 22 February 2020

Day, Johnlocked

(1573/4–1638?)
  • Anthony Parr

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Day, John (1573/4–1638?), playwright, was born at Cawston, Norfolk, the son of Walter Day, husbandman. He attended school at Ely, and on 24 October 1592, at the age of eighteen, entered Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Barely six months later, on 4 May 1593, he was expelled for stealing a book....

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