Hausted, Peter (c. 1605–1644), playwright and Church of England clergyman, was born in Oundle, Northamptonshire. His parentage is uncertain but William Hawsted, a yeoman of Oundle who testified at an inquest at Peterborough in 1603, may have been the poet's father. Hausted was probably educated at the free ...
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Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights) ; Protestantism and Protestant Churches
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