Heywood


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Heywood

(ˈheɪˌwʊd)
n
(Placename) a town in NW England, in Rochdale unitary authority, Greater Manchester, near Bury. Pop: 28 024 (2001))

Heywood

(ˈheɪˌwʊd)
n
1. (Biography) John. ?1497–?1580, English dramatist, noted for his comic interludes
2. (Biography) Thomas. ?1574–1641, English dramatist, noted esp for his domestic drama A Woman Killed with Kindness (1607)

Hey•wood

(ˈheɪ wʊd)

n.
1. John, 1497?–1580?, English playwright and epigrammatist.
2. Thomas, 1573?–1641, English playwright, poet, and actor.
References in classic literature ?
After a vociferous consultation, which was, at times, deafened by bursts of savage joy, they again separated, filling the air with the name of a foe, whose body, Heywood could collect from their expressions, they hoped to find concealed in some crevice of the island.
a possibly deliberate misquotation of "It will not out of the flesh that is bred in the bone" from John Heywood, "Proverbes", Part II, Chapter VIII (1546)}
Thomas Heywood, a sort of journalist before the days of newspapers, produced an enormous amount of work in various literary forms; in the drama he claimed to have had 'an entire hand, or at least a maine finger' in no less than two hundred and twenty plays.
Shakspere's later contemporaries, under Elizabeth and James I: Jonson, Chapman, Dekker, Heywood, Middleton, Marston, Beaumont and Fletcher, Webster.
Heywood failed to cross-check the police claims with the CCTV footage, he told MPs.
6 ( ANI ): British businessman, Neil Heywood, who was murdered in China, regularly provided information on disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai to MI6 before he was killed, a new report has claimed.
The revelation about Cabinet Secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood comes after he warned Britain faces another another eight years of spending cuts.
THE wife of a disgraced Chinese politician has been given a suspended death sentence for murdering British businessman Neil Heywood.
Zhang Xiaojun, a family aide, was sentenced to nine years in prison for the poisoning death of the Briton Neil Heywood.
The Hefei Intermediate People's Court announced the sentence after a one-day trial earlier this month where Gu, 53, pleaded guilty to charges of murdering Neil Heywood, a former Bo family associate, by poison.
FOUR senior policemen have admitted covering up the murder of Neil Heywood, it emerged yesterday.
Summary: Four police officers went on trial in China on Friday, accused of trying to cover up the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.