Sir Thomas Skipwith

Standard Name: Skipwith, Sir Thomas


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Family and Intimate relationships Delarivier Manley
At the time her first play was produced DM was said, perhaps not accurately, to be having an affair with Skipwith , co-manager of Drury Lane .
Manley, Delarivier. “Editorial Materials”. A Woman of No Character: An Autobiography of Mrs Manley, edited by Fidelis Morgan, Faber, p. various pages.


23 October 1693: Alexander Davenant fled to the Canary Islands...

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23 October 1693

Alexander Davenant fled to the Canary Islands in order to escape arrest for mishandling the finances of the United Company (now London's only licensed theatre); joint managers Sir Thomas Skipwith and Christopher Rich were...

30 April 1695: Thomas Betterton, Elizabeth Barry, and Anne...

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30 April 1695

Thomas Betterton , Elizabeth Barry , and Anne Bracegirdle gave the first performance of their breakaway Actors' Company , premiering Congreve 's Love for Love.


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