An account of the life of that celebrated tragedian Mr. Thomas Betterton

... interspersed with an account of the English theatre during his time.
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: The Life Of Mr. Thomas Betterton, The Late Eminent Tragedian () (): Gildon, Charles: Books. An account of the life of that celebrated tragedian Mr. Thomas Betterton: interspersed with an account of the English theatre during his time.

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of Betterton's having worked for both men, so proposing a new view of the social and political character of his early years in Interregnum London. Early sources for the biography of the Restoration actor, Thomas Betterton, agree that he started his working life as a bookseller's apprentice but disagree over the identity of.

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Thomas Betterton, the late eminent tragedian. London, R. Gosling. With the judgment of Monsieur de St. Evremond, upon the Italian and French music and opera's To which is added, The amorous widow. A comedy. Written by Mr.

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