Susanna Verbruggen

(c. 1666—1703) actress

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(1667–1703), leading actress with Betterton's company. She was a comedienne and breeches role specialist. Her first husband, the actor William Mountfort, was murdered. Her second husband, John Verbruggen, played Cassius to Betterton's Brutus in 1707.

From The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare in Oxford Reference.

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