- HEYWOOD, JOHN
- a dramatic poet, a favourite with Henry VIII. and his court; wrote farces, the characters of which were drawn from real life, presumably not hard to identify at the time (1479-1565).
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. James Wood. 1907.
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