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...
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
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
, 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.