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date: 27 May 2020

Foote, Samuellocked

(bap. 1721, d. 1777)
  • Phyllis T. Dircks


Foote, Samuel (bap. 1721, d. 1777), actor and playwright, was baptized on 27 January 1721 at St Mary's, Truro, the fourth son and fifth child of Samuel Foote (1678–1754), a lawyer and magistrate and MP for Tiverton, and his wife, Eleanor Dinely, the daughter of ...

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