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date: 21 February 2020

Griffith, Elizabethlocked

(1727–1793)
  • Elizabeth Eger

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Griffith, Elizabeth (1727–1793), playwright and writer, was born on 11 October 1727 in Glamorgan, Wales, to Thomas Griffith (1680–1744), actor–manager of the Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin, and his wife, Jane (1694–1773), daughter of Richard Foxcroft, rector of St Michael's, Portarlington, Queen's county, Ireland...

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