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Ford, John

Born: 1586 AD
Died: 1639 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Authors, Dramatist, Writers

1586 – Born in Ilsington, Devon on the 17th of April.

 

1601 – He was admitted to Exeter College, Oxford on the 26th of March, but this was when the dramatist had not yet reached his sixteenth birthday.

 

1602 – He entered the Middle Temple, one of the London Inns of Court.

 

1608 – On June, he had enough money to be readmitted to the Middle Temple.

 

1621 – He turn to writing for the stage.

 

1622-1624 – He collaborated on at least five plays with Thomas Dekker, John Webster, and Samuel Rowley  all experienced and successful dramatists.

 

1625 – Ford worked alone, writing about a dozen plays.

 

1629 – Wrote play, "The Lover’s Melancholy".

 

1633 – Wrote play,"Tis Pity She’s a Whore", ”The Broken Heart".

 

1634 – "Chronicle History of Perkin Warbeck".

 

1638 – "The Lady’s Trial".

 

1639 – His last known play was printed. No record of his death or burial has been found.