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Beauclerk [née Mellon; other married name Coutts], Harriot, duchess of St Albans

Joan Perkin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Banking. 1423 words.

Beauclerk [née Mellon; other married name Coutts], Harriot, duchess of St Albans (1777?–1837), actress and banker, was probably born on 11 November 1777, probably the illegitimate daughter...

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Henslowe, Philip

S. P. Cerasano.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Banking. 3261 words.

Henslowe, Philip (c. 1555–1616), theatre financier, was the son of Edmond Henslowe of Lindfield, Sussex, who served as master of the game in Ashdown Forest and Broil Park, and Margaret...

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