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Thomas May (1594/5–1650)

May, Thomas. An English poet, dramatist, and historian; born at Mayfield, Sussex, 1595; died in London, Nov. 13, 1650. He was secretary and historiographer to the Long Parliament. His chief work was ‘History of the Long Parliament’ (1647). He translated Lucan’s ‘Pharsalia’ and wrote five dramas, among the latter the comedy ‘The Heir’ (1620), and a Latin tragedy, ‘Julius Cæsar,’ now lost.