Person:John Dryden (26)

John Dryden
b.9 Aug 1631
d.1 May 1700
  1. John Dryden1631 - 1700
  2. Sir Erasmus Dryden, 6th Baronet1636 - 1718
m. 1 Dec 1663
  1. Sir Erasmus Henry Dryden, 5th Baronet1669 - 1710
Facts and Events
Name John Dryden
Gender Male
Birth[1] 9 Aug 1631
Marriage 1 Dec 1663 to Elizabeth Howard
Death[1] 1 May 1700
Burial[1] Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England

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John Dryden ( – ) was an English poet, literary critic, translator, and playwright who was made Poet Laureate in 1668. He is seen as dominating the literary life of Restoration England to such a point that the period came to be known in literary circles as the Age of Dryden. Walter Scott called him "Glorious John."

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