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Nash, Thomas

Nash, Thomas (1558-1600), an English satirist and dramatist, was born at Lowestoft, and graduated at Cambridge in 1584, but, being expelled for a satire, resided for a time on the Continent. In 1589 he returned to London, and wrote many pamphlets on behalf of the Prelatists against the Puritans. With Marlowe he wrote Dido, and in 1592 published Summer's Last Will and Testament. He died in poverty.