John Burgoyne (1722-1792), 'Gentleman Johnny'; soldier and dramatist
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'Gentleman Johnny'; general, dramatist and man about town. A capable soldier, he failed in America for lack of support and surrendered at Saratoga, 1777. Author of The Heiress, 1786 and other plays.
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