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Siddons [née Kemble], Sarah (1755–1831), actress

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/25516

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Siddons [née Kemble], Sarah (1755–1831), actress, was born on 5 July 1755 at the Shoulder of Mutton inn in Brecon, the first of the twelve children of Roger Kemble (1722–1802), an actor and theatre manager, and his wife, Sarah Ward (1735–1807), the daughter of ...

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