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(Placename) a town in NW England, in Rochdale unitary authority, Greater Manchester, near Bury. Pop: 28 024 (2001))
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)
1. John, 1497?–1580?, English playwright and epigrammatist.
2. Thomas, 1573?–1641, English playwright, poet, and actor.