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Woffington, Margaret [Peg] (1720?–1760), actress

Richard Allen Cave

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198117353
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Woffington, Margaret [Peg] (1720?–1760), actress

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Woffington, Margaret [Peg] (1720?–1760), actress, was born in Dublin, according to her funeral monument in Teddington church, on 18 October 1720, although a date as early as 1714 has been suggested. She was the daughter of John Woffington (called Arthur Woffington by ...

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Subjects: Theatre

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