William Cartwright

(1611—1643) poet, playwright, and Church of England clergyman

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Oxford scholar, preacher, poet, and dramatist, one of the ‘sons’ of Ben Jonson. His most successful play, The Royal Slave, was performed before Charles I in 1636, and revived ...

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