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date: 04 June 2020

Murphy, Arthurlocked

(1727–1805)
  • Richard B. Schwartz

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Murphy, Arthur (1727–1805), playwright and actor, was born on 27 December 1727 at Clooniquin, co. Roscommon, Ireland, the son of Richard Murphy (d. 1729), a merchant, and his wife, Jane French (c.1701–1761). Along with his mother and his brother James...

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