Standard Name: Rich, Priscilla
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ML formed a friendship and patronage relation with John Rich , licensee of Covent Garden , when he made a visit to Reading, on which occasion he lent her five guineas within half an hour...
Rich had accepted the play for Covent Garden and encouraged ML to train further as a dramatist. She here ascribes good intentions to Rich, but sharp practice to the present Managers, their Adherents, and Dependants...
Theatre manager John Rich enabled ML to make a ten-week visit to London, staying at his house near Covent Garden Theatre . She was back there again for a second, shorter visit at the...
26 November 1761
John Rich , holder of the licence for Covent Garden Theatre , died; his widow, Priscilla (who had been a performer before her marriage), took nominal control of the theatre.