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A tragedy by Nathaniel Lee, founded on the Cassandre of La Calprenède, produced 1677. Colley Cibber attributed its success to the performance of Thomas Betterton, but it held the ...

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Nathaniel Lee (c. 1653—1692) playwright and poet

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