Richard Knolles

(1550—1610) historian and translator

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author of The Generall Histoire of the Turkes (1603), admired by Dr Johnson (who took from it the plot of his Irene), and by Byron, who credited it with inspiring the ‘oriental colouring’ of his poetry.

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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