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To the Memory of My Beloved

To the Memory of My Beloved


by Ben Jonson

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Ben Jonson was actually questioned relating to the famous Gunpowder Plot of 1606. Remember, remember the fifth of November, indeed. (Source.)

William Shakespeare was actually cast in one of Jonson's plays, "Every Man in His Humour." So maybe their rivalry wasn't the most intense. (Source.)

Ben Jonson went to prison… twice. (Source.)

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