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 Thomas Dekker

Thomas Dekker

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 24 Aug 1632 (aged 59–60)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Clerkenwell, London Borough of Islington, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 9039048 · View Source
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Author. His many plays and prose works show a clear-eyed sympathy for ordinary working people, best summed up by his motto: "God help the poor, the rich can shift". He himself was perpetually broke and he spent six years (1613-19) in the King's Bench Prison for debt. His most popular works were the plays "The Shoemakers' Holiday" (1599) and "The Honest Whore" (1604).

Bio by: Bobb Edwards


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  • Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
  • Added: 4 Jul 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9039048
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Dekker (1572–24 Aug 1632), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9039048, citing St James Churchyard, Clerkenwell, London Borough of Islington, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .