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Thomas Preston

(1537—1598) playwright and college head


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(1537–98),

vice‐chancellor of Cambridge University, 1589–90, is thought to have been the author of A Lamentable Tragedie, Mixed Ful of Pleasant Mirth, Conteyning the Life of Cambises King of Percia (1569, see Cambyses).

Subjects: Theatre — Literature.


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