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James Howard (dramatist)

James Howard (c. 1640 – July 1669)[1] was an English dramatist and member of a Royalist family during the English Civil War and the Restoration.

He was the 9th son of Thomas Howard, 1st Earl of Berkshire and his wife Elizabeth. Howard wrote two comedies, All Mistaken, or the Mad Couple, (c.1667), and The English Mounsieur (1666). Both of these starred Nell Gwynn, the mistress of Charles II.[2]

Howard had three brothers who also wrote plays — Edward Howard, Colonel Henry Howard, and Robert Howard. Their sister, Elizabeth Howard, was married to John Dryden.

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