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James Shirley

James Shirley (or Sherley) (September 1596 – October 1666) was an English dramatist.

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James Shirley - Works - Dramas
... 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 (1596–1666)

    The state of monarchy is the supremest thing upon earth: for kings are not only God’s Lieutenants upon earth, and sit upon God’s throne, but even by God himself they are called gods.
    James I of England, James VI of Scotland (1566–1625)