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Griffith, Elizabeth (1727–1793), playwright and writer

Elizabeth Eger

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198117353
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Griffith, Elizabeth (1727–1793), playwright and writer

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Griffith, Elizabeth (1727–1793), playwright and writer, was born on 11 October 1727 in Glamorgan, Wales, to Thomas Griffith (1680–1744), actor–manager of the Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, and his wife, Jane (1694–1773), daughter of Richard Foxcroft, rector of St Michael's, Portarlington, Queen's county, Ireland...

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