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Fletcher, John

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Born: 1579 AD
Died: 1625 AD, at 45 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Playwrights

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1579 - He was born in December, of this year in Rye, Sussex.

 

1590 - He appears to have entered Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University in this year, at the age of eleven.

 

1606 - He began to appear as an author for the Children of the Queen's Revels, then performing at the Blackfriars Theatre of this year.

 

1621 - His popularity continued unabated throughout his life; during the winter of this year, three of his plays were performed at court.

 

1609 – He had found his stride on this year.

 

1625 – He died of the plague in August of this year, and was buried in St. Saviour’s Southwalk.


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