Ford, John

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Born: Apr 17, 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.

 

 

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