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Inchbald [née Simpson], Elizabeth (1753–1821), writer and actress

Jane Spencer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198601746
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/14374
Inchbald [née Simpson], Elizabeth (1753–1821), writer and actress

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Inchbald [née Simpson], Elizabeth (1753–1821), writer and actress, was born on 15 October 1753 in Standingfield, near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, the youngest child but one in the large family of John Simpson (d. 1761), farmer, and his wife, Mary (...

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Subjects: Theatre ; Literature

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