Thomas Sheridan

Standard Name: Sheridan, Thomas,, 1719? - 1788

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Family and Intimate relationships Frances Sheridan
Frances Chamberlaine married Thomas Sheridan , actor and manager of the Smock Alley Theatre (or Theatre Royal) in Dublin.
Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. The Plays of Frances Sheridan, edited by Richard Hogan and Jerry C. Beasley, University of Delaware Press, 1984, pp. 13 -5.
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Family and Intimate relationships Caroline Blackwood
Through her father, CB was descended from the writer Frances Sheridan , though the Sheridan blood was thought of in the family as bad blood, and CB 's biographer seems to associate it solely...
Family and Intimate relationships Sophia Lee
SL 's father, John Lee , was a quarrelsome and impecunious actor. The year of her birth he acted at Richmond and Covent Garden , with an interim desertion to Drury Lane , where, however...
Literary responses Frances Sheridan
David Garrick showed his confidence in the play by agreeing to take a role secondary to that of Thomas Sheridan as male lead. The young dramatist John O'Keeffe long remembered the opening as delightful and...
Occupation Elizabeth Griffith
EG opened her career as an actress at Smock Alley Theatre , Dublin, as the heroine in Shakespeare 's Romeo and Juliet, playing to the middle-aged Romeo of the manager, Thomas Sheridan .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Occupation Ann Thicknesse
Lord Jersey attempted to sabotage the first concert before it happened by encouraging a family member to hold a competing event on the same day.
Thicknesse, Ann. A Letter from Miss F—d. 1761.
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AT 's father then tried to stop the concert...
Residence Frances Sheridan
Having grown up, married, and borne five children in Dublin, FS moved to join her husband in London, where they lived in Henrietta Street, Covent Garden.
Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph, edited by Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, and Jean Coates Cleary, World’s Classics, Oxford University Press, 1995.
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Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. The Plays of Frances Sheridan, edited by Richard Hogan and Jerry C. Beasley, University of Delaware Press, 1984, pp. 13 -5.
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Residence Frances Sheridan
FS and her husband moved back from London to Ireland; Frances lodged with her children in a village forty miles away from Dublin.
Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph, edited by Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, and Jean Coates Cleary, World’s Classics, Oxford University Press, 1995.
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Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph, edited by Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, and Jean Coates Cleary, World’s Classics, Oxford University Press, 1995.
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Residence Frances Sheridan
FS and her husband travelled back to London from Ireland; they did not intend to stay, and left all but their eldest child behind.
Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph, edited by Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, and Jean Coates Cleary, World’s Classics, Oxford University Press, 1995.
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Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. The Plays of Frances Sheridan, edited by Richard Hogan and Jerry C. Beasley, University of Delaware Press, 1984, pp. 13 -5.
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Residence Frances Sheridan
FS accompanied her husband to Bath, Bristol and Edinburgh as he wore himself out on a lecture tour designed largely to keep the family out of the clutches of its creditors.
Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph, edited by Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, and Jean Coates Cleary, World’s Classics, Oxford University Press, 1995.
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Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph, edited by Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, and Jean Coates Cleary, World’s Classics, Oxford University Press, 1995.
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Residence Frances Sheridan
FS and her family had fled to Blois in France, where creditors could not reach them and they could live on Thomas 's state pension.
Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph, edited by Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, and Jean Coates Cleary, World’s Classics, Oxford University Press, 1995.
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Residence Frances Sheridan
Thomas Sheridan leased the Smock Alley Theatre to others for two years and went to act in London.
Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph, edited by Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, and Jean Coates Cleary, World’s Classics, Oxford University Press, 1995.
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This was an important career move for him—and, as it turned out, for Frances as well.
Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph, edited by Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, and Jean Coates Cleary, World’s Classics, Oxford University Press, 1995.
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Textual Production Frances Sheridan
The young Frances Chamberlaine (later FS ) wrote a satirical poem, The Owls, about a feud of the moment in the Dublin theatrical establishment, supporting the manager, Thomas Sheridan , her future husband.
Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. The Plays of Frances Sheridan, edited by Richard Hogan and Jerry C. Beasley, University of Delaware Press, 1984, pp. 13 -5.
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Textual Production Frances Sheridan
The young James Boswell heard Frances and Thomas Sheridan read her play The Discovery aloud at their home in Windsor, their voices alternating.
Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. The Plays of Frances Sheridan, edited by Richard Hogan and Jerry C. Beasley, University of Delaware Press, 1984, pp. 13 -5.
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Textual Production Frances Sheridan
Boswell loved the play and was highly flattered by an invitation to supply a prologue. In fact he wrote two successive prologues for it, of which, however, the first was turned down by the author...

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