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Anderson, Garland

James V. Hatch.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 1191 words.

Anderson, Garland (1886–31 May 1939), playwright and minister, was born in Wichita, Kansas. Little is known about his parents, although his mother is said to have been an active reformer...

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Bancroft, John (1655–1696), playwright and surgeon

Olive Baldwin and Thelma Wilson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Surgery. 577 words.

Bancroft, John (1655–1696), playwright and surgeon, was born in London, perhaps in the Postern, on 3 June 1655, the son of John Bancroft (bap. 1614, d. 1705), sergeant carver to the lord...

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Clancy, Michael (1703/4–1776), physician and playwright

Anthony Esposito.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Medicine and Health. 916 words.

Clancy, Michael (1703/4–1776), physician and playwright, was born in co. Clare, Ireland, the son of Daniel Clancy, physician. He was sent to school in Paris, where he attended the Collège...

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Gwinne, Matthew (1558–1627), physician and playwright

Iain Wright.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Medicine and Health. 2903 words.

Gwinne, Matthew (1558–1627), physician and playwright, 'descended from an antient family in Wales' (Ward, 260) and probably the eldest son of Edward Gwinne (d. 1584), grocer or mercer, was...

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Hoadly, Benjamin (1706–1757), physician and playwright

Norman Moore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Medicine and Health. 640 words.

Hoadly, Benjamin (1706–1757), physician and playwright, was born on 10 February 1706 in Broad Street, London, the elder surviving son of the Revd Benjamin Hoadly (1676–1761), who became...

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Smith, Elihu Hubbard

Stanley L. Block.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Medicine and Health; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1508 words.

Smith, Elihu Hubbard (04 September 1771–19 September 1798), medical practitioner, man of letters, and founder of the first national American medical journal, was born in Litchfield,...

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