Munday, Anthony

Munday, Anthony,

1553–1633, English author, b. London. After spending his early years as an actor, he turned to writing. His literary output includes a number of plays (many written in collaboration), poems, pageants, several anti-Catholic pamphlets, and translations of popular French romances (including Amadis de Gaul). Among his plays are John a Kent and John a Cumber (c.1594) and two on the legend of Robin Hood, The Downfall and Death of Robert, Earl of Huntington (both 1601).
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Munday, Anthony and Others; revised by Henry Chettle, Thomas Dekker, Thomas Heywood and William Shakespeare.