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Blanchard, William (1769–1835), actor

Charles Kent

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Blanchard, William (1769–1835), actor, was born at Nessgate, York, on 2 January 1769, and for a few years was educated at a private school in that city. Both his father, John Blanchard, a staymaker and hosier, and his mother, Ann Bowzer, or Nancy...

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Subjects: Theatre

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