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Jordan, Dorothy [real name Dorothy Phillips] (1761–1816), actress

Paul Ranger

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15119

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Jordan, Dorothy [real name Dorothy Phillips] (1761–1816), actress, one of reputedly nine children of Francis Bland and Grace Phillips, was born on 22 November 1761 in London, in the neighbourhood of Leicester Square and Covent Garden. Her parents' permanent home was in ...

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