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Otway, Thomas (1652–1685), playwright and poet

Jessica Munns

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/20944

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Otway, Thomas (1652–1685), playwright and poet, was born on 3 March 1652 at Milland, Sussex, the only son of Humphrey Otway (1611–1671), curate of St George's, Trotton, and rector of nearby All Hallows, Woolbeding. Otway's mother may have been Elizabeth Otway, widow of ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights) ; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets)

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