Ford, John

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.



Page last updated: 3:38am, 09th Mar '07
Return to full site

This page is copyright ©