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Fletcher, John

Born: 1579 AD
Died: 1625 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Playwrights

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.