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  1. Nov 19, 2021 · Thomas Shadwell, an English playwright, died Nov. 19, 1692, at about age 50. In May of 1676, Shadwell’s play The Virtuoso opened at the Dorset Garden Theater in London (third image, below). The play was a satire on the fledgling Royal Society of London, chartered in 1662 but having a rough time with its public image in the 1670s.

  2. Thomas Shadwell (c. 1642 – 19 November 1692) was an English poet and playwright who was appointed Poet Laureate in 1689.

  3. Nov 15, 2021 · Thomas Shadwell, English dramatist and poet laureate, known for his broad comedies of manners and as the butt of John Dryden’s satire. Educated at Caius College, Cambridge, and at the Middle Temple, London, after the Restoration (1660) Shadwell became one of the court wits and an acquaintance of

  4. Thomas Shadwell (1642-1692) Thomas Shadwell was born in 1640, one of eleven children, to royalists John and Sarah Shadwell of Norfolk and had the breeding, if not the fortune as he would later say, of a gentleman. He was educated at home until 1655 when he began attending a grammar school in Bury St. Edmunds, a town that would appear as the ...

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  5. Thomas Shadwell, dramatist and writer of comedies and operas, has a black and white marble monument in the east aisle of Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey. This consists of a wreathed bust with drapery and is by sculptor Francis Bird. It was in place by 1711. The Latin inscription can be translated ...

  6. Thomas Shadwell Biography Thomas Shadwell was an English playwright and miscellaneous writer. He was born in 1642, at Santon Hall, Norfolk. He was educated at Bury St Edmund's School, and at Caius College, Cambridge. He left the university without a degree, and joined the Middle Temple.

  7. Thomas Jefferson, their third child and first son, was born at Shadwell in 1743, though he spent only a few years of his childhood there.2 Thomas Jefferson inherited the Shadwell plantation from his father. 3 In February 1770, the one-and-a-half story frame house burned. 4 The surrounding acreage continued to serve as farmland, one of Jefferson ...

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