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date: 10 August 2020

Carey, George Savillelocked

(1743–1807)
  • Jennett Humphreys
  • , revised by K. D. Reynolds

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Carey, George Saville (1743–1807), entertainer and writer, the son of Henry Carey (1687–1743), poet, and his wife, Sarah, who had been a country schoolmistress, was born a short time after his father's suicide on 5 October 1743. Kitty Clive led a benefit performance for the destitute widow and her four small children at ...

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