James Shirley (or Sherley) (September 1596 – October 1666) was an English dramatist.
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... In 1633 Shirley revised a play by John Fletcher, possibly called The Little Thief, into The Night Walker, which was acted in 1634 and printed in 1640 ... In 1634-5, Shirley revised The Tragedy of Chabot, Admiral of France, a play that George Chapman had written sometime between 1611 and 1622 ... Shirley has sometimes been credited as a collaborator with William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle on Cavendish's play The Country Captain (printed 1649) ...
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“Only the actions of the just
Smell sweet and blossom in their dust.”
—James Shirley (15961666)
“The state of monarchy is the supremest thing upon earth: for kings are not only Gods Lieutenants upon earth, and sit upon Gods throne, but even by God himself they are called gods.”
—James I of England, James VI of Scotland (15661625)