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Kean, Edmund

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft

in A Dictionary of British History

Third edition


Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191758027

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(1787–1833). Actor.

Son of an itinerant actress, Kean was exploited as an infant prodigy. The impassioned delivery of his appearance at Drury Lane (...

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Subjects: British History

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