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William Killigrew (1606–1695)

Killigrew, Sir William. An English dramatist, brother of Thomas; born at Handworth, 1606; died in London, 1695. His dramas were praised by Waller. ‘Selindra’ (1665) and ‘Ormasdes’ (1665), two tragi-comedies,—so called because, though they end happily, they contain violent deaths,—are good specimens of his work. He was a Member of Parliament and a courtier.