D'Avenant
biographical name see Davenant

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  • D'Avenant — or Davenant [dav′ə nənt] Sir William 1606 68; Eng. poet & playwright …   English World dictionary

  • D'Avenant — William Davenant. William Davenant, auch William D Avenant (* Februar 1606 in Oxford; † 7. April 1668 in London) war ein englischer Schriftsteller und Theaterdirektor. Leben Davenant war der Sohn des Bürgermeisters von Oxford John Davenant und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • D'Avenant — D Av•e•nant or Dav•e•nant [[t]ˈdæv ə nənt[/t]] n. big Sir William, 1606–68, English poet, playwright, and producer: poet laureate 1638–68 …   From formal English to slang

  • D'Avenant — /ˈdævənənt/ (say davuhnuhnt) noun Sir William, 1606–68, English Restoration dramatist and poet. Also, Davenant …   Australian English dictionary

  • D'Avenant — /dav euh neuhnt/, n. Sir William, 1606 68, English dramatist and producer: poet laureate 1638 68. Also, Davenant. * * * …   Universalium

  • D'Avenant — /dav euh neuhnt/, n. Sir William, 1606 68, English dramatist and producer: poet laureate 1638 68. Also, Davenant …   Useful english dictionary

  • D'Avenant, Sir William — • Poet and dramatist, b. Feb., 1605 6, at Oxford, England; d. in London, 7 April, 1668 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • D'Avenant, Sir William — (1606 1668)    Born in Oxford, he was the son of John D Avenant, mayor of Oxford, although it was rumored that he was the natural son of William Shakespeare. His first play, The Cruell Brother, was performed in 1627. A severe case of syphilis (in …   British and Irish poets

  • William D'Avenant — Sir William D Avenant (28 février 1606 à Oxford 7 avril 1668 à Londres), parfois aussi épelé Davenant en anglais, est un poète et dramaturge anglais, dont les œuvres sont caractéristiques de la …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sir William d'Avenant —     Sir William D Avenant     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Sir William D Avenant     Poet and dramatist, b. Feb., 1605 6, at Oxford, England; d. in London, 7 April, 1668. He was the second son of John D Avenant, a prosperous vintner and owner of an… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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