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Henry Harris (1633/44–1704) by John Greenhill, 1664 [as Cardinal Wolsey in Henry VIII by William Shakespeare] The President and Fellows of Magdalen College Oxford


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revised by C. E. Challis

Harris, Henry (1633/4–1704), actor and engraver, was said on 12 November 1691 to be fifty-seven, which means that he was born in 1633 or 1634. Although his early career is obscure, it is clear that by the Restoration he had already acquired considerable standing, for in 1660 he was party to the formation of the ...


Rooker, Edward (bap. 1724, d. 1774), engraver and actor, was baptized on 24 November 1724 at St Lawrence's Church, Towcester, Northamptonshire, the son of Michael Rooker, later a coroner, and his wife, Ann. After serving as a pupil of the engraver and printseller ...