CHETL Henry (Chettle Henry)( English dramatist.)
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Biography CHETL Henry (Chettle Henry)
(ca. 1561 - ca. 1607)
Born c.. 1561. Having served several years as an apprentice at one of the London publishers, with the 1584 became a member of the guild publishers and worked as a foreman-printer. Chetl prepared the manuscript of the famous pamphlet R. Green on penny mind (Groats-worth of Wit, 1592), in which he called Shakespeare "an upstart crow, '. During this Chetl apologized in his book Sleep-hearted (Kind Harts Dream, 1592), which praised Shakespeare for his honesty and 'honesty in the affairs' and paid tribute to his acting and poetic skill. In 1595 came his picaresque novel seven years teaching Peirce simpleton (Piers Plainnes Seaven Yeres Prentiship).
Chetl earned by the fact that helped write the play of other playwrights. In 1598 and 1603, he received royalties for co-authorship of 49 pieces. Many of them have not been completed: poverty, apparently, often forced him to take up work that he could not perform; received an advance of a few shillings, he threw a play. By itself it is written only the tragedy of Hoffman (The Tragedy of Hoffman, 1603). Of the plays performed by them in collaboration with others, were printed in four: with E. Mundy (c.. 1560-1633) - The fall of Robert, . Count Huntington (The Downfall of Robert, . Earle of Huntington) and its sequel Death of Robert, . Count Huntington (The Death of Robert, . Earle of Huntington, . both sides came out in 1598) with T. Dekker and U. Outonom - Patient Griselda (The Patient Grissill, . 1599), with D. Deem (ca,
. 1574 - ca. 1640) - The blind beggar of Bednol-Green (The Blind-Beggar of Bednal-Green, 1600). Date of death unknown Chetla; Decker to spells Knights (A Knights Conjuring, 1607) speaks of him already as a new inhabitant of Elysium.