Henrietta Maria, Lady Davenant

Standard Name: Davenant, Henrietta Maria,,, Lady


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After 7 April 1668
On the death of Sir William Davenant , his widow took over the running of Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre; she managed it until the 1670s, and therefore presided over the debut of Aphra Behn .
By October 1671
Protests were raised against Lady Davenant for building a new theatre in Barbican, London.
9 November 1671
The Duke's Company (now managed by Lady Davenant ) opened a splendid new theatre in Dorset Garden, London.