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Regency Celebrity: Maria Theresa Kemble, Actress and Playwright

Maria Theresa Kemble (1774–1838), née Marie Thérèse Du Camp, was an actress on the English stage and wife of Charles Kemble. She wrote a number of comedies. Early Life The daughter of George De Camp, real name possibly De Fleury, … Continue reading

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Early Regency Celebrities: Sarah Siddons, the Best-Known Tragedienne of the 18th Century

Sarah Siddons (5 July 1755 – 8 June 1831) was a Welsh actress, the best-known tragedienne of the 18th century. She was the elder sister of John Philip Kemble, Charles Kemble, Stephen Kemble, Ann Hatton and Elizabeth Whitlock, and the … Continue reading

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