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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Dekker, Thomas

A dramatist, born in London; was contemporary of Ben Jonson, between whom and him, though they formerly worked together, a bitter animosity arose; wrote lyrics as well as dramas, which are light comedies, and prose as well as poetry; the most famous among his prose works, "The Gull's Hornbook," a pamphlet, in which he depicts the life of a young gallant; his pamphlets are valuable (1570-1641).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Dekker, Thomas'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/d/dekker-thomas.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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