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date: 15 December 2019

Kean, Edmundlocked

(1787–1833)
  • Peter Thomson

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Kean, Edmund (1787–1833), actor, was born on 4 November 1787 in the Gray's Inn chambers of his maternal grandfather, George Saville Carey, who lived in shabby gentility on his earnings as a lecturer and entertainer. Kean's date of birth and parentage have both been disputed. His mother, ...

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