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date: 22 February 2020

Beeston [Hutchinson], Williamlocked

(1610/11?–1682)
  • Andrew Gurr

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Beeston [Hutchinson], William (1610/11?–1682), theatre impresario and actor, was the son of the leading theatre manager Christopher Beeston (1579/80–1638) and his first wife, Jane Sands. Like his father, William sometimes appears in the records with the alternative surname of Hutchinson, and he seems to have inherited his family's Catholicism. ...

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