Sir Robert Howard

Standard Name: Howard, Sir Robert


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Family and Intimate relationships John Dryden
JD married Lady Elizabeth Howard , the sister of his friend and patron Sir Robert Howard .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Textual Production Michelene Wandor
MW has adapted two German plays for English productions: Heinrich von Kleist 's Penthesilea, about the Amazons (1977), and Ernst Toller 's The Blind Goddess (1981). She also adapted Githa Sowerby 's Rutherford and...


16 January 1664: The Indian Queen, the first heroic tragedy...

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16 January 1664

The Indian Queen, the first heroic tragedy on the English stage, by John Dryden and Sir Robert Howard , opened in London.


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