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Nashe, Thomas

Born: 1567 AD
Died: 1601 AD, at 33 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Poets, Satirists

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1567 - Born on the month of November in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England.

1586 - He went up to St John's College, Cambridge as a sizar, gaining his bachelor's degree.

1590 - He is sometimes credited with the three "pasquil" tracts.

1589 - An Almond for a Parrot, originally credited to one "Cutbert Curry Knave," is now universally recognized as his work, although its author humorously claims on the title page to have met Harlequin while returning from a trip to Venice in the summer.

1590 - He contributed a preface to an unlicensed edition of Philip Sidney's Astrophil and Stella, but the edition was called in.

1593 - After Harvey mocked Greene's death in Four Letters, he wrote Strange News.

1599 - His last known work, Nashes Lenten Stuffe, was published.

1601 - Died when he was memorialized in a Latin verse in Affaniae by Charles Fitzgeoffrey.



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