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Carte, Richard D'Oylylocked

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Carte, Richard D'Oyly (1844–1901), theatre impresario, was born on 3 May 1844 in Greek Street, Soho, London, the son of Richard Carte (d. 1891) (originally Cart; he frenchified the surname) and his wife, Eliza, née Jones. The name D'Oyly, arising from his mother's side, was a forename (not part of a double surname), by which he was addressed. He matriculated at ...

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