D'Avenant, Sir William


D'Avenant, Sir William
D'Avenant, Sir William
Poet and dramatist, b. Feb., 1605-6, at Oxford, England; d. in London, 7 April, 1668

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  • D'Avenant, Sir William — (1606 1668)    Born in Oxford, he was the son of John D Avenant, mayor of Oxford, although it was rumored that he was the natural son of William Shakespeare. His first play, The Cruell Brother, was performed in 1627. A severe case of syphilis (in …   British and Irish poets

  • Davenant, or D'Avenant, Sir William — (1606 1668)    Poet and dramatist, was b. at Oxf., where his f. kept an inn, which Shakespeare was in the habit of visiting. This had some influence on the future poet, who claimed to be Shakespeare s natural son. D., ed. at Lincoln Coll., was… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Sir William d'Avenant —     Sir William D Avenant     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Sir William D Avenant     Poet and dramatist, b. Feb., 1605 6, at Oxford, England; d. in London, 7 April, 1668. He was the second son of John D Avenant, a prosperous vintner and owner of an… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Davenant, Sir William — or William D Avenant born 1606, Oxford, Eng. died April 7, 1668, London British poet, playwright, and theatre manager. Early works include the comedy The Witts (licensed 1634) and a volume of poems, Madagascar (1638). He was made poet laureate in …   Universalium

  • Davenant, Sir William — o William D Avenant (1606, Oxford, Inglaterra–7 abr. 1668, Londres). Poeta, dramaturgo y empresario teatral británico. Sus primeros trabajos abarcan la comedia The Witts [Los Witts] (autorizada en 1634) y un volumen de poemas, Madagascar (1638).… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • William Davenant — William D Avenant William D Avenant Sir William D Avenant (28 février 1606 à Oxford 7 avril 1668 à Londres), parfois aussi épelé Davenant en anglais, est un poète et dramaturge anglais, dont les œu …   Wikipédia en Français

  • William D'Avenant — Sir William D Avenant (28 février 1606 à Oxford 7 avril 1668 à Londres), parfois aussi épelé Davenant en anglais, est un poète et dramaturge anglais, dont les œuvres sont caractéristiques de la …   Wikipédia en Français

  • William Davenant — Sir William Davenant (baptised 3 March, 1606 ndash; April 7, 1668), also spelled D Avenant, was an English poet and playwright. Along with Thomas Killigrew, Davenant was one of the rare figures in English Renaissance theatre whose career spanned… …   Wikipedia

  • William D'Avenant — William Davenant. William Davenant, auch William D Avenant (* Februar 1606 in Oxford; † 7. April 1668 in London) war ein englischer Schriftsteller und Theaterdirektor. Leben Davenant war der Sohn des Bürgermeisters von Oxford John Davenant und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Davenant — William Davenant. William Davenant, auch William D Avenant (* Februar 1606 in Oxford; † 7. April 1668 in London) war ein englischer Schriftsteller und Theaterdirektor. Leben Davenant war der Sohn des Bürgermeisters von Oxford John Davenant und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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