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Atkyns [née Walpole], Charlotte

Adrienne Scullion.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Politics. 1206 words.

Atkyns [née Walpole], Charlotte (c. 1758–1836), actress and political activist, was probably born in co. Westmeath, Ireland about 1758, according to her later biographers Frédéric Barbey...

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Blythe, Ernest [Earnán de Blaghd]

Brian Maye.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Theatre. 1295 words.

Blythe, Ernest [Earnán de Blaghd] (1889–1975), politician and theatre director, was born on 13 April 1889 in Magheragall, Lisburn, co. Antrim, the eldest child of James and Agnes Blythe. He...

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Bonnor, Charles

Joseph Knight.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 617 words.

Bonnor, Charles (d. 1829?), actor and civil servant, was the son of a distiller in Bristol. After commencing his working life as apprentice to a coachmaker, he appeared on the Bath stage on...

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Chambers, Sir Edmund Kerchever

F. P. Wilson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 922 words.

Chambers, Sir Edmund Kerchever (1866–1954), theatre historian and civil servant, was born at West Ilsley, Berkshire, on 16 March 1866. He was the son of the Revd William Chambers (b....

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Chapin, Alice

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Politics; Gender and Politics. 3 words.

See Chapin, Harold

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Coppin, George Selth

[Anon.].

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; UK Politics. 1259 words.

Coppin, George Selth (1819–1906), actor and politician, born at Steyning, Sussex, on 8 April 1819, was the only child of George Selth Coppin (1794–1854) and his wife, Elizabeth Jane Jackson...

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Donne, William Bodham

Ruth Burridge Lindemann.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Theatre; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 862 words.

Donne, William Bodham (1807–1882), essayist and examiner of plays, was born on 29 July 1807 at Mattishall, near East Dereham, Norfolk, the only child of Edward Charles Donne (1777–1819),...

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Douglas, Helen Gahagan

Marilyn Elizabeth Perry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Theatre. 1862 words.

Douglas, Helen Gahagan (25 November 1900–28 June 1980), actress and politician, was born in Boonton, New Jersey, the daughter of Walter Hamer Gahagan, a civil and contracting engineer, and...

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Fremantle, John Walgrave Halford, fourth Baron Cottesloe

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Theatre. 1399 words.

Fremantle, John Walgrave Halford, fourth Baron Cottesloe (1900–1994), arts administrator, was born on 2 March 1900 at Holton Park, Wheatley, Oxford, the second son and third child in the...

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Gatti, Sir John Maria Emilio

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Theatre. 3 words.

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