Show Summary Details

Page of
<p>Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see <a href="" target="_blank">Privacy Policy</a> and <a href="/page/legal-notice" target="_blank">Legal Notice</a>).</span></p><p>date: 27 June 2019</p>

Maddox, Anthonylocked

(d. 1758)
  • Peter Thomson


Maddox, Anthony (d. 1758), slack-wire acrobat, was probably the son of James Maddox, a Bristol dancing-master, and his wife, a Miss Hoyle, who both died in 1744. There is no confident knowledge of his activities before the sudden notoriety of his début season at ...

Also in this article

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription