Hannah Cowley entry: Overview screen.
14 March 1743
Hannah Parkhouse (later HC) was born at Tiverton
15 February 1776
HC's first play, the comedy The Runaway
, opened at Drury Lane
, as the only new mainpiece of David Garrick
's final season; it had the successful run of seventeen nights.
11 March 1809
HC died at Tiverton
, of a liver complaint: she had been planting flowers the day before she died.