John Suckling

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Birthday
10, 1609
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 1, 1642 (33)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
10, 1609
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jun 1, 1642 (33)

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Seventeenth-century English poet who is remembered for a poem entitled "Ballad Upon a Wedding."

Before Fame

He studied at the English Court (Gray's Inn), as well as at Trinity College, Cambridge.

Trivia

He invented cribbage, a popular card game.

Family Life

He was born into a noble Middlesex family and, at age eighteen, inherited the estate of his father.

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He was born in the last years of William Shakespeare's life.

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