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Hughes, Margaret [Peg] (d. 1719), actress and royal mistress

John Callow

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/14085

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Hughes, Margaret [Peg] (d. 1719), actress and royal mistress, is of unknown origins, but as her brother had the same surname it is unlikely that she ever married. It is possible that Margaret Hughes was among the first group of actresses to join the ...

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Subjects: Theatre ; European History

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