Person    | Male  Born 9/8/1631  Died 12/5/1700

John Dryden

Categories: Poetry, Theatre

Poet and playwright. Born in Aldwincle, Northamptonshire. The first Poet Laureate. Died in London. Initially buried in St Anne's Church, Soho but quickly reburied in Chaucer's grave in Westminster Abbey. See the plaque 'John Dryden attacked' for the story.

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John Dryden

John Dryden, poet, lived here. B.1631. D.1700.

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John Dryden attacked

Odd that the plaque gives the 19th and not the 18th as the date.

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Lamb & Flag - pub information board

This plaque implicates De Keroualle in the attack on Dryden whereas it's more...

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Spirit of Soho Mural

Interesting that Coca Cola are specifically mentioned on the panel but not as...

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John Milton

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