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The page of Suckling, Sir John, English biography

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Suckling, Sir John


Sir John Suckling (10 February 1609 – 1 June 1642) was an English poet and one prominent figure among those renowned for careless gaiety, wit, and all the accomplishments of a Cavalier poet; and also the supposed inventor of the card game Cribbage. He is best known for his poem "Ballad Upon a Wedding".

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