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Johnson, Samuellocked

(1690/91–1773)
  • James Sambrook

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Johnson, Samuel (1690/91–1773), dancing-master and playwright, was a native of Cheshire, but the exact place and date of his birth are unknown: as, too, are the names of his parents and other relations. (He had a brother who was a gaoler in Manchester...

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P. H. Highfill, K. A. Burnim, & E. A. Langhans, , 16 vols. (1973–93)
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