Betterton, Thomas (1635–1710)

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Thomas Patrick Betterton (1635 – 1710), the leading male actor in the Restoration, joined D’Avenant’s company at Lincoln’s Inn Fields, and was associated in the management of the Dorset Garden Theatre from 1671. His dramas include The Roman Virgin; an opera The Prophetess (1690), and King Henry IV (1700). OxfordReference


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