See also:English dramatist and
See also:miscellaneous writer, was
See also:born about 1558 at West
See also:Ham . He was the second son of
See also:Lodge, who was
See also:lord mayor of
See also:London in 1562–1563 . He was educated at
See also:Merchant Taylors' School and Trinity
See also:Oxford; taking his B.A degree in 1577 and that of M.A. in 1581 . In 1578 he entered Lincoln's
See also:play of A Looking Glasse for London and England (printed in 1594) . He had already written The Wounds of Civile War . Lively set forth in the Tragedies of
See also:Marius and Scilla (produced perhaps as early as 1587, and published in 1594), a
See also:good second-
See also:rate piece in the
See also:chronicle fashion of its age . Mr F . G . Fleay thinks there were grounds for assigning to Lodge Mucedorus and Amadine, played by the
See also:Queen's Men about 1588, a
See also:share with Robert
See also:Greene in
See also:George a Greene, the Pinner of Wakefield, and in
See also:Shakespeare's 2nd
See also:part of
See also:Henry VI.; he also regards him as at least part-author of The True Chronicle of
See also:King Leir and his three Daughters (1594); and The Troublesome Raigne of
See also:John, King of England (c . 1588); in the case of two other plays he allowed the assignation to Lodge to be purely conjectural . That Lodge is the "
See also:Young Juvenal " of Greene's Groatsworth of Wit is no longer a generally accepted hypothesis . In the latter part of his life—possibly about 1596, when he published his Wits Miserie and the
See also:World's Madnesse, which is dated from Low
See also:Leyton in
See also:Essex, and the religious
See also:tract Prosopopeia (if, as seems probable, it was his), in which he repents him of his " lewd lines " of other days—he became a Catholic and engaged in the practice of
See also:medicine, for which
See also:Wood says he qualified himself by a degree at
See also:Avignon in 1600 .
Two years afterwards he received the degree of M.D. from Oxford University . His
See also:works henceforth have a sober
See also:cast, comprising
See also:translations of
See also:Josephus (1602), of
See also:Seneca (1614), a Learned
See also:Summary of Du Bartas's Divine Sepmaine (1625 and 1637), besides a
See also:Treatise of the Plague (1603), and a popular
See also:manual, which remained unpublished, on Domestic Medicine . Early in 16o6 he seems to have
See also:left England, to
See also:escape the persecution then directed against the Catholics; and a
See also:letter from him dated 1610 thanks the English
See also:ambassador in
See also:Paris for enabling him to return in safety . He was abroad on urgent private affairs of one kind and another in 1616 . From this
See also:time to his
See also:death in 1625 nothing further concerning him remains to be noted . Lodge's works, with the exception of his translations, have been reprinted for the Hunterian
See also:Club with an
See also:essay by Mr Edmund Gosse . This preface was reprinted in Mr Gosse's Seventeenth Century Studies (1883) . Of Rosalynde there are numerous
See also:editions . See also J . J . Jusserand, English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare (Eng. trans., 1890) ; F . G .
See also:Biographical Chronicle of the English Drama (vol. ii., 1891) . (A . W .
SIR OLIVER JOSEPH LODGE (1851– )
LODGER AND LODGINGS
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