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John Proctor Quotes From The Crucible

Just who is John Proctor? Is he a real person, or the fictional character of Arthur Miller’s 1953 play? The answer is both! Of course, these John Proctor quotes come from The Crucible.

The character was inspired by the real John Proctor. He was a landowner in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Proctor’s father owned many properties and was one of the wealthiest residents in Ipswich.

The real John Proctor was married to Martha Giddens, with whom he had four children. However, only one survived past the age of five. He then married Elizabeth Thorndike, who was the daughter of the founder of Ipswich. He and Elizabeth had seven children. She died shortly after giving birth to their seventh child, and he married Elizabeth Bassett.

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