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Kirke, John (fl. 1629–1643), actor and playwright

David Kathman

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/15663

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Kirke, John (fl. 1629–1643), actor and playwright, first appears in a patent for the travelling Red Bull company at Reading in 1629. In 1634 he was a member of the same company in London (now playing at the Fortune) and the following year he became a groom of the chamber as a member of ...

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Subjects: Theatre ; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights)

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