George Peele

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 7 Nov 1596 (aged 37–38)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Clerkenwell, London Borough of Islington, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 9039130 · View Source
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Playwright, Poet. A member of the "University Wits". His plays include "The Arraignment of Paris" (1584) and "The Old Wives Tale" (1595). His reputation as a drunken rogue outlived his popularity as a writer and the book "Jests of George Peele" (1605) contains dubious anecdotes about his antics.

Bio by: Bobb Edwards


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
  • Added: 4 Jul 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9039130
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Peele (1558–7 Nov 1596), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9039130, citing St. James Churchyard, Clerkenwell, London Borough of Islington, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .