Sackville Thomas

Sack·ville

 (săk′vĭl′), Thomas First Earl of Dorset. 1536-1608.
English statesman and poet who collaborated with Thomas Norton (1532-1584) on the blank-verse drama Gorboduc (1561), the first tragedy written in English.
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