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date: 22 February 2020

Beeston [Hutchinson], Christopherlocked

(1579/80–1638)
  • Andrew Gurr

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Beeston [Hutchinson], Christopher (1579/80–1638), actor and theatre impresario, gave his age as forty-three in a court case in October 1623. Though Beeston became probably the most potent and influential theatre entrepreneur through the first forty years of the seventeenth century, he came into the new world of ...

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