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By Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans

ISBN-10: 080930919X

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Quantity eight dis­cusses, between others, the careers of Charles Incledon, the “English Ballad-Singer,” boxing champion of britain, “Gentleman” John Jackson, and individuals of the well-known Kemble relations— Charles, Maria Theresa, Frances, Henry, John Philip, Priscilla, Elizabeth, Roger, and Stephen.

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He wrote a Poem, a vile one called An Interview between Shakespeare and Garrick, and some Letters in the Gazeteer; he was one of those inconsiderate creatures who are continually hovering about a Playhouse, and pass the remainder of their lives in a Tavern, a Prison, or a Brothel. Though possessed of some humour in a Club Room {he had} none on stage. . {His} performance was so bad he never made another trial. He died in January 1766 from the effect of the bruises he received in a midnight broil, with some Irish Chairmen, about three weeks before.

William Howes was also a composer, one of his songs being in Hilton's Catch that Catch Can. The second and younger William Howes (if, in fact, there was one) would seem to have been a minor member of the Chapel Royal, active from perhaps 1660 to 1674. Howey, Mrs [fl. 17231724], actress. Mrs Howey made her first stage appearance as Clarinda in The Female Fops in a performance at the Haymarket Theatre given by a group of amateurs on 12 December 1723. She apparently turned professional, however, and was seen at the same house on 5 February 1724 as Violante in Sir Courtly Nice, with William Milward as Belguard.

The same Howard, probably, played Roderigo in The Noble Pilgrim and Jupiter in Midas at Worthing on 29 September 1796 and performed at the Crow Street Theatre in Dublin in 17991800. Howard, Mrs [fl. 16941699], actress. The London Stage lists Mrs Howard as a member of Betterton's troupe at Lincoln's Inn Fields in 169495, the season marked by the breakup of the old United Company. Mrs Howard is known to have played Kitty in Love's a Jest in June 1696, spoken the epilogue to The City Lady in December (advertised as "Miss" Howard), acted Peggy in The Innocent Mistress in late June 1697, and played Lebret in The False Friend in May 1699.

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A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 8, Hough to Keyse: Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800 by Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans


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