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Bensley, Robert (1741/2?–1817), actor

Robert Shaughnessy

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/2135

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Bensley, Robert (1741/2?–1817), actor, was probably born in 1741 or 1742, for his gravestone at Stanmore church records his age at death as seventy-five, and no other reliable record of his origins and early life exists. In his youth he may have attended ...

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Subjects: Theatre

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