Sir Richard Steele

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Milestones

Shortly before 12 March 1672
Richard Steele , the future playwright, theatre manager, and originator of The Tatler, was born in Bull Alley, Dublin.
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Literature. Clarendon Press, 1954.
497
Eagle, Dorothy, Hilary Carnell, and Meic Stephens. The Oxford Literary Guide to Great Britain and Ireland. Oxford University Press, 1993.
63
Dammers, Richard H. Richard Steele. Twayne, 1982.
1 September 1729
Sir Richard Steele , periodical writer, playwright, and theatre manager, died in King Street, Carmarthen, Wales.
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Literature. Clarendon Press, 1954.
497
Eagle, Dorothy, Hilary Carnell, and Meic Stephens. The Oxford Literary Guide to Great Britain and Ireland. Oxford University Press, 1993.
96
Dammers, Richard H. Richard Steele. Twayne, 1982.

Biography

Shortly before 12 March 1672
Richard Steele , the future playwright, theatre manager, and originator of The Tatler, was born in Bull Alley, Dublin.
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Literature. Clarendon Press, 1954.
497
Eagle, Dorothy, Hilary Carnell, and Meic Stephens. The Oxford Literary Guide to Great Britain and Ireland. Oxford University Press, 1993.
63
Dammers, Richard H. Richard Steele. Twayne, 1982.
He was baptised on this date. In 1715 he was knighted.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.