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Mohun [Moone], Michael (c. 1616–1684), actor and army officer

John H. Astington

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198117353
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/18885
Mohun [Moone], Michael (c. 1616–1684), actor and army officer

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Mohun [Moone], Michael (c. 1616–1684), actor and army officer, has an obscure family background. The variant form of his name, Moone, indicates that it was pronounced as a monosyllable: the written name Mohun scans so in verses of 1703. By his own account, written late in life, he became an actor in royal service in 1634, probably as a member of ...

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