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Thomas Dekker:

Thomas Dekker was an English dramatist and pamphleteer in the Elizabethan Period. He was a versatile and prolific writer. He was born in 1572 in England. He was possibly of Dutch origin. He was particularly known for his lively depictions of London life. Dekker was in prison for debt. between 1613 and 1619.  At first, he obviously wrote to support himself. But in the next 30 years, he had a hand in at least 42 plays. He was died in 1632 in England at the age of 60.

Notable works of  Thomas Dekker:

  • Satiro-mastix
  • The Belman of London
  • The Guls Horne-booke

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