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OF THE

ENGLISH STAGE,

FROM THE

RESTORATION IN 1660 TO 1830.

IN TEN VOLUMES.

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IF ANT THIXft HE OVERLOOKED, OR NOT ACCURATELY INSERTED, LET
NO ONE FIND FAULT, BUT TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION THAT THIS
HISTORY 18 COMPILED FROM ALL QUARTERS.

VOL X.

BATH:

PRINTED BY H. E. CARRINGTON.
SOLD BY THOMAS RODD, GREAT NEWPORT STREET, LONDON.

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SOME ACCOUNT

or THE

Sngltefj Stage from tfje 2sU0toratfoit

IN 1660 TO 1830.

OLD PLAYS, IN CONTINUATION.

Edward 4>th. part Id.

At the opening of this play, King Edward had invaded France—the scenes in France occupy a considerable portion of the play—the rest of the piece relates chiefly to Jane Shore and her husband—she visits the prisons of the White Lion, the King's Bench, and the Marshalsea, with a view to give some relief to the prisoners—Capt. Stranguidge and his crew are condemned to death for having taken a French ship—tho' they did not know that King Edward had made peace with the French King —Shore had assumed the name of Flud—he is also condemned, tho' he was only a passenger in Stranguidge's ship —Jane Shore does not know her hushand—she promises to use her influence with the King for their

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