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date: 26 February 2020

Burbage, Jameslocked

(c. 1531–1597)
  • Mary Edmond


Burbage, James (c. 1531–1597), actor, is of unknown parentage. The family appear to have come not (as hitherto thought) from Hertfordshire but from Bromley in Kent. In the sixteenth century this was a small country place 10 miles south-east of London, within easy walking distance of the capital. ...

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