Priscilla Rich

Standard Name: Rich, Priscilla


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Friends, Associates Mary Latter
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...
Publishing Mary Latter
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...
Travel Mary Latter
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...

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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.


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