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Alleyne, Edward

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Born: 1566 AD
Died: 1626 AD, at 60 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Actors

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1566 - Alleyne born in Bishopsgate, London on September 1, 1566.

 

1583 - His career as an actor reached its peak. He played the Marlovian roles of Faustus, Barabas and Tamburlaine, which were probably created especially for him. He quit being an actor at the height of his career.

 

1592 - Married Joan Woodward on October 22, 1592.

 

1598 - He quit being an actor at the height of his career.

 

1604 - Returned to his acting career as requested by Queen Elizabeth.

 

1610 - Became a member of the corporation of wardens of St Saviour's, Southwark.

 

1619 - Founded the College of God's Gift at Dulwich on June 21, 1619.

 

1623 - Married Constance on December 3, 1623.

 

1626 - Died on November 25, 1626.


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