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John Dryden

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John Dryden

England's First Poet Laureate


    Mary Pickering

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    • Mother of John Dryden — 2nd Generation
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    • 14 Jun 1676 
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    • Church of St. Mary, Titchmarsh, Northamptonshire, England 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 21 Oct 1630 
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    • Pilton Church, Northamptonshire, England 
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    • Some publications give Mary Pickering's uncle Dr. John Pickering as her father. But evidence given in Notes and Queries (see source citation) shows that it actually was Rev. Henry Pickering.

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  • Sources for Mary Pickering

    • 1 Notes and Queries: A Medium of Inter-Communication for Literary Men, General Readers, Etc, Se ries 10, Vol 5, Jan-Jun 1906 , London: Office (1906) , 82-84, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 4 Ward, Charles E. , The Life of John Dryden , Durham, North Carolina: Digitally reprinted by The Seeman Printery (2018, originally 1961 b y UNC Press) .