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Lewis, William Thomas

Roland Metcalf

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Lewis, William Thomas (1746?–1811), actor and theatre manager, was born in Ormskirk, Lancashire. There is disagreement about the date, but 1746 is widely accepted. His grandfather was a clergyman in Wales, and his father, William Lewis (d. 1753), was a linen draper in ...

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Subjects: Theatre

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