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John Fitzgerald Pennie (1782–1848)

Pennie, John Fitzgerald. An English dramatic writer; born at East Lulworth in Dorsetshire, March 25, 1782; died at Storborough, near Wareham, July 13, 1848. Among his dramas are: ‘The Varangian, or Masonic Honor’; ‘Ethelred the Usurper’ (1817); ‘Ethelwolf, or the Danish Pirates’ (1821); he wrote also ‘The Royal Minstrel,’ an epic poem (1817).