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Martyr [née Thornton], Margaretlocked

(1761/2–1807)
  • Olive Baldwin
  •  and Thelma Wilson

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Martyr [née Thornton], Margaret (1761/2–1807), singer and actress, was the daughter of Mr Thornton, a London tailor, and his wife, Margaret (d. 1788). A pupil of James Hook, she sang his music at Vauxhall Gardens in the summers of 1778–80. Miss Thornton...

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