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Essex, Johnlocked

(d. 1744)
  • Moira Goff


Essex, John (d. 1744), dancing-master, is of obscure origins, as the place and date of his birth, and his parentage, are unknown. Nothing is known of his early life or his education but by 1702 he was established as a professional dancer at the ...

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