John Fletcher(1579-1625), Dramatist
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One of the most important playwrights in Jacobean London, Fletcher is particularly known for his extremely successful collaborations with Francis Beaumont, including Philaster (c.1609), The Maid's Tragedy (c.1610) and A King and no King (1611). Fletcher also wrote several plays himself, and collaborated on works with other playwrights, including Shakespeare on Cardenio (now lost), Henry VIII and The Two Noble Kinsmen (both 1613).
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by Francis Kyte, printed and sold by John Bowles
mezzotint, circa 1725-1745