By Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans
Quantity eight discusses, between others, the careers of Charles Incledon, the “English Ballad-Singer,” boxing champion of britain, “Gentleman” John Jackson, and individuals of the well-known Kemble kin— Charles, Maria Theresa, Frances, Henry, John Philip, Priscilla, Elizabeth, Roger, and Stephen.
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Probably he was the Howell who danced at the Royal Circus in June 1803, at Covent Garden again between 181112 and 181415 at £2 per week, at the Surrey Theatre in April 1814, and at the Royal Circus in August and November 1815. Twopence-colored prints were published by Dyer of Mr Howell, actor at Covent Garden in 181112, as Robert de Fitzwalter in Magna Charta; and in 1812 W. West issued twopence-colored prints of Howell as the Grand Vizier and William Broadhurst as Selim in Harlequin and Padmanaba.
Several years later Master Hudson was a member of Hilliard's acrobatic entertainment from Sadler's Wells performing at Brighton in the summer of 1785. Hudson, Mrs [fl. 1705], boxkeeper. On 24 January 1705 Luttrell noted in his diary: "captain Walsh quarelling with Mrs. " Nothing more is known of the incident, nor can we tell which playhouse Mrs Hudson worked for. Hudson, Mrs [fl. ], singer. A Mrs Hudson sang frequently at Vauxhall Gardens during the 1770s, and she was probably the Mrs Hudson who performed in the oratorios at York in 1769 and 1770.
1794], singer. Samuel Morton Hubert, according to Doane's Musical Directory of 1794, sang bass for the Choral Fund and the Surrey Chapel Society in London. He lived at Mr Mitchener's in Arundel, Sussex. Huddart, Thomas d. 1831, actor, dancer. The "Young Gentleman" who made his Covent Garden debut on 15 October 1798 as Othello was making his fourth appearance on any stage. He was Thomas Huddart, said the Monthly Mirror, and hailed from the Crow Page 11 Street Theatre in Dublin. " He came from a respectable but not affluent family.