Heywood, Jasper and John
Heywood, Jasper and John
Jasper Heywood, poet and translator; born 1535 in London; died 1598 at Naples. John Heywood, father of Jasper, dramatist and epigrammatist; born probably c. 1497; died about 1580

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  • Heywood, Jasper — ▪ English priest and poet born 1535, London died Jan. 9, 1598, Naples       Jesuit priest and poet whose translations of the works of the Roman playwright Seneca, including Troades (1559), Thyestes (1560), Hercules furens (1561), and other plays… …   Universalium

  • Jasper Heywood — Jasper Heywood, SJ (1535 ndash; January 9, 1598), son of John Heywood, translated into English three plays of Seneca, the Troas (1559), the Thyestes (1560) and Hercules Furens (1561).He was a fellow of Merton College, Oxford, but was compelled to …   Wikipedia

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  • Heywood, John and Jasper — (?1497 1598)    • John, the father, ?1497 ?1580    Thought to have come from either St. Albans, Hertfordshire, or London, he was a chorister of the Chapel Royal and is said to have been educated at Broadgates Hall (now Pembroke College), Oxford.… …   British and Irish poets

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