By Philip H Highfill Jr
Those featured in quantity 10 contain Margaret Martyr, a singer, actress, and dancer whose “conjugal virtues have been frequently impeached,” based on the July 1792 Thespian journal. The Dictionary describes this least consistent of fans as “of middling top, with a determine well-proportioned for breeches elements. [Her] black-haired, black-eyed good looks and transparent soprano made her an immediate well known good fortune in merry maids and tuneful minxes, the piquant and the pert, for 1 / 4 century.”
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By unknown engraver. 1758, actress, dancer, singer. For it appears that she never formally married him. She apparently then retreated to Ireland. She was absent from London notices in the first half of the 1728–29 season but resumed at Drury Lane on 11 January, as Goneril, and followed that part with several new ones (some of which she may have acted in Ireland): the Widow in The Scornful Lady, Altea in Rule a Wife and Have a Wife, Peggy in The Village Opera, Cephisa in The Distrest Mother, Lady Townly in The Man of Mode, Lucy in Wit Without Money, Lettice in The School Boy, and Mrs Squeamish in The Country Wife.
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