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Carlile, James (d. 1691), actor, playwright, and soldier

Olive Baldwin and Thelma Wilson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 701 words.

Carlile, James (d. 1691), actor, playwright, and soldier, was said by Charles Gildon to have been born in Lancashire. He may have been related to the playwright Lodowick Carlell...

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Cody, William Frederick

Rick Ewig.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Social and Cultural History; Theatre; World History. 1735 words.

Cody, William Frederick (26 February 1846–10 January 1917), frontiersman and entertainer, better known as “Buffalo Bill,” was born in Scott County, Iowa, the son of Isaac Cody and Mary Ann...

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fight

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Warfare and Defence.

Fight fire with fire an injunction to counter like with like. The saying is recorded from the mid 19th century, but Shakespeare in Coriolanus (1608) has, ‘One fire drives out one fire, one...

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Mohun [Moone], Michael (c. 1616–1684), actor and army officer

John H. Astington.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1749 words.

Mohun [Moone], Michael (c. 1616–1684), actor and army officer, has an obscure family background. The variant form of his name, Moone, indicates that it was pronounced as a monosyllable: the...

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Sheridan, Thomas [Tom] (1775–1817), actor and soldier

A. Norman Jeffares.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1335 words.

Sheridan, Thomas [Tom] (1775–1817), actor and soldier, was born at Orchard Street, London, on 17 November 1775, the only son of Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751–1816) and his first wife,...

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Stoker, Henry Hew Gordon Dacre (1885–1966), naval officer and actor

Ian Chambers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1652 words.

Stoker, Henry Hew Gordon Dacre (1885–1966), naval officer and actor, was born at 32 York Street, Dublin, on 2 February 1885, the second son of William Stoker, surgeon, and his wife, Jeannie...

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Sullivan, William Francis (1756–1830)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 4 words.

See Sullivan, Francis Stoughton

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When Johnny Comes Marching Home

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Theatre.

(1902),

a musical by Stanislaus Stange (book, lyrics), Julian Edwards (music). [New York Theatre, 71 perf.] Although the Southern belle Kate Pemberton (Zetti Kennedy) loves Union...

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