All's Lost by Lust

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A tragedy by W. Rowley, acted c.1619, printed 1633. The story is taken from a legendary episode in Spanish history. It is also the subject of Landor's Count Julian and Southey's Roderick (1814). Roderick, king of Spain, rapes Jacinta and she and her father Julianus are both murdered by Roderick's Moorish successor.

Subjects: Literature.

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William Rowley (c. 1585—1626) actor and playwright

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