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Davenant, Sir William
an English playwright, born at Oxford, who succeeded Ben Jonson as poet-laureate, and was for a time manager of Drury Lane; was knighted by Charles I. for his zeal in the Royalist cause; his theatrical enterprise had small success during the Commonwealth, but interest in it revived with the Restoration, at which time "the drama broke loose from the prison of Puritanism to indulge in a shameless license" (1606-1668).
The numerical value of davenant, sir william in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of davenant, sir william in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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