Dekker, Thomas (15701641)

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 (15701641).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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