William Wycherley
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Born in Wem, Shropshire
Born in 1640
Died on 31st of December 1715

Born c1640. Died 1715 - English dramatist.

Left Oxford without a degree. Comedy Love in a Wood was well received in 1671. Best known play The Country Wife (1675), followed by the The Plain Dealer (1677). Lawsuit involving bequest from his widow left him in prison; James VII paid his debts and gave him a pension.

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