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November 19 in Literary History: Thomas Shadwell Dies

The most significant events in the history of books on the 19th of┬áNovember 1692: Thomas Shadwell dies. He had been appointed Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom in 1689, after the Glorious Revolution had put William and Mary on the English throne. The Catholic Dryden found himself out of favour […]