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Addison, Henry Robert (1805–1876), playwright and army officer

John Russell Stephens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 766 words.

Addison, Henry Robert (1805–1876), playwright and army officer, was born of Irish parentage in 1805 at Calcutta, and spent his early life in India. He acquired on 12 July 1827 a commission...

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Andrews, Miles Peter (1742–1814), playwright and politician

E. D. Cook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); UK Politics. 879 words.

Andrews, Miles Peter (1742–1814), playwright and politician, the second son of William John Andrews, a drysalter in Watling Street, London, and his wife, Kerthrine, was baptized at St...

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Andrews, Regina

Ethelene Whitmire.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Social and Cultural History. 1242 words.

Andrews, Regina (21 May 1901–05 February 1993), librarian and dramatist, was born Regina M. Anderson in the Hyde Park section of Chicago, Illinois, to Margaret Simons Anderson, a clubwoman...

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Ardrey, Robert

J. M. G. van der Dennen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Education; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1370 words.

Ardrey, Robert (16 October 1908–14 January 1980), anthropologist, playwright, and novelist, was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Robert Lesley Ardrey, an editor and...

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Barry, Lording (bap. 1580, d. 1629), playwright and pirate

David Kathman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Property Law; Property Crime; World History; Travel and Holiday. 932 words.

Barry, Lording (bap. 1580, d. 1629), playwright and pirate, was baptized on 17 April 1580 in St Laurence Pountney, St Laurence Pountney Lane, London, the fifth of eleven children of...

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Baxter [née fforde], Kathleen Mary Carver [Kay] (1904–1994), careers adviser and playwright

Phyllis Hetzel.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Organization and Management of Education. 1123 words.

Baxter [née fforde], Kathleen Mary Carver [Kay] (1904–1994), careers adviser and playwright, was born in Bulandshahar, India, on 16 September 1904, the eldest daughter of Arthur Brownlow...

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Bell [née Olliffe], Florence Eveleen Eleanore, Lady Bell (1851–1930), author, social investigator, and playwright

Angela V. John.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Literature. 1353 words.

Bell [née Olliffe], Florence Eveleen Eleanore, Lady Bell (1851–1930), author, social investigator, and playwright, was born on 9 September 1851 at 2 rue St Florentin, Paris, the youngest of...

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Bellers, Fettiplace (b. 1687, d. in or before 1750), philosophical writer and playwright

Arthur Sherbo.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Education; Philosophy. 546 words.

Bellers, Fettiplace (b. 1687, d. in or before 1750), philosophical writer and playwright, the son of John Bellers (1654–1725) and Frances, née Fettiplace (d. 1717), was born on 23 August...

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Birch, Samuel (1757–1841), politician, playwright, and pastrycook

G. F. R. Barker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); UK Politics. 1120 words.

Birch, Samuel (1757–1841), politician, playwright, and pastrycook, was born in London on 8 November 1757. He was the son of Lucas Birch, who carried on the business of a pastrycook and...

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Boker, George Henry

Claudia Durst Johnson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1057 words.

Boker, George Henry (06 October 1823–02 January 1890), playwright and diplomat, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Lydia Stewart and Charles S. Boker, a banker and merchant....

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