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date: 24 February 2020

Kendal, Dame Madge [real name Margaret Shafto Robertson; married name Margaret Shafto Grimston]locked

(1848–1935)
  • Richard Foulkes

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Kendal, Dame Madge [real name Margaret Shafto Robertson; married name Margaret Shafto Grimston] (1848–1935), actress, was born on 15 March 1848 at Grimsby, Lincolnshire, the youngest of (allegedly) twenty-two children of William Robertson (d. 1872) and his wife, the actress Margharetta Elisabetta Robertson (...

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