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Sir John Hayward

(1564—1627) historian and civil lawyer


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(?1564–1627),

was the author of various historical works, in which he emulated the style of the great Roman historians. His First Part of the Life and Raigne of Henrie the IIII (1599), dedicated to Essex, gave offence to Elizabeth I and led to his imprisonment.

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