The Lives and Characters of the English Dramatick Poets/Barnaby Barnes

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An Author who liv'd in the time of King James I. he writ but one Play Published, which bears the Name of the

Devil's Charter, a Tragedy, 4to. 1607. It seems to be written in imitation of Shakespear's Pericles, Prince of Tyre; an antient Play, and is an Account of the Life and Death of Pope Alexander VI. See Guiccardin's Hist. Italy; and Massonius de Gestis Pontificum Romanum.

There is also Published under this Author's Name, a Book of Offices, about Princes, fol. 1606.