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Powell, Georgelocked

(1668?–1714)
  • Paula R. Backscheider

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Powell, George (1668?–1714), actor and playwright, was apparently the son of Martin Powell (d. c.1698), an actor in the King's Company. His date of birth is uncertain, but he is identified most plausibly as the George Powell who was born on 17 January 1668 and baptized in ...

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