Reference Entry

Congreve, William (1670-1729), playwright and poet

Christine Ferdinand and Donald McKenzie

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Early years and education | Early writings, 1689-1691 | Writings, 1692-1699 | Music and theatre, 1700-1710 | Collected Works and later writings | Anne Bracegirdle and Henrietta, duchess of Marlborough | Government posts and later years | Ill health and death | Reputation

Reference Entry.  6403 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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