Select Committee Report: Dramatic Literature, London (1832)

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Report from the Select Committee on Dramatic Literature: with the Minutes of Evidence (1831-32) Paper No. 679, VII: 1

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Year: 1832

Location: London

Language: English

Source: ProQuest: Parliamentary Papers (1831-32) Paper No. 679, VII:1

Persons referred to:
Abbott, William
Addison, Joseph
Adolphus, John
Andrews, Miles Peter
Arnold, Samuel James
Arnott, George Arnott Walker
Astley, Philip
Astley, Sir John
Auber, Daniel François Esprit
Baretti, Giuseppe Marc Antonio
Barnes, Thomas
Barrett-Lennard, Sir Thomas
Bartley, George
Beaumont, Francis
Beazley, Samuel
Bennett, George John
Berenger, Sir Thomas
Betterton, Thomas
Birnie, Sir Richard
Bishop, Sir Henry Rowley
Black, John
Blanchard, Thomas
Blücher, Gebbard Lebrecht von
Booth, Junius Brutus
Braham, John
Brougham, William, 2nd Baron Brougham and Vaux
Buck, Sir George
Buckstone, John Baldwin
Bulwer, Henry Lytton
Burke, Edmund
Byron, George Gordon, 6th Baron Byron of Rochdale
Campbell, John, 1st Baron Campbell
Cavendish, William, 6th Duke of Devonshire
Cawarden, Sir Thomas
Cecil, James, 1st Marquess of Salisbury
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de
Charles I
Charles II
Charles X
Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of
Chichester, George, 3rd Marquess of Donegal and Earl of Belfast
Cibber, Colley
Cimarosa, Domenico
Colburn, Henry
Collier, John Payne
Colman, George, Jr.
Congreve, William
Cooke, George Frederick
Cooke, Thomas Potter
Cowley, Hannah
Davenport, George Gosling
Davenport, Mary Ann, née Harvey
Davidge, George Bolwell
Davison, Maria Rebecca, née Duncan
Delavigne, Jean-François Casimir
Denison, John Evelyn, 1st Viscount Ossington
Dibdin, Charles
Dibdin, Thomas John
Dickons, Maria, née Poole
Dimond, William Wyatt
Doggett, Thomas
Dowton, William
Ducis, Jean François
Dumas, Alexandre, père
Duncombe, Thomas Slingsby
Dunn, William
Elizabeth I
Ellice, Edward, Sr.
Elliston, Robert William
Elton, Edward William
Emery, John
Evans, Sir George de Lacy
Farquhar, George
Farren, Elizabeth
Fawcett, John
Field, Nathan
Fielding, Henry
Fitzwilliam, Fanny, née Copeland
Fletcher, John
Foote, Samuel
Forbes, Capt. John
Galley Knight, John
Garrick, David
Gay, John
George I
George II
George III
George IV
Gifford, Henry
Glossop, Joseph
Graham, James, 3rd Duke of Montrose
Greville, Col.
Halls, Thomas
Handel, Georg Friederic
Hardaknut Knutsson
Harris, Thomas
Hawes, William
Henderson, John
Henry VIII
Herbert, Henry John George, 3rd Earl of Carnarvon
Herbert, Sir Henry
Holcroft, Thomas
Holloway, Thomas
Howard, James, 3rd Earl of Suffolk
Incledon, Benjamin Charles
Ingram-Seymour-Conway, Francis, 2nd Marquess of
James I
James II
Jephson, Anthony
Jerrold, Douglas William
Johnson, Samuel
Jolly, George
Jones, Richard
Jonson, Ben
Jordan, Dorothy, née Bland
Jouy, Victor Joseph Étienne de
Kean, Edmund
Keeley, Mrs.
Keeley, Robert
Kelly, Fanny
Kemble, Charles
Kemble, Frances Anne
Kemble, John Philip
Kemble, Stephen
Kenneth, William
Kenney, James
Kenyon, Lloyd Kenyon, 1st Baron
Killigrew, Charles
Killigrew, Thomas
Knowles, James Sheridan
Lacy, James
Lamb, George
Lampe, John Frederick
Laporte, Pierre François
Larpent, John
Leek, Sir Francis
Legge, William, 2nd Earl of Dartmouth
Lewis, Matthew Gregory
Lewis, William Thomas
Lillo, George
Liston, John
Longman, Thomas Norton
Lytton, Edward George Lytton Bulwer, 1st Baron
Macfarren, Sir George Alexander
Mackinnon, William Alexander
Macklin, Charles
Macready, William Charles
Malone, Edmond
Mars, Mademoiselle
Martin, Henri
Mary I
Mash, Thomas Baucott
Massinger, Philip
Mathews, Charles
Mellon, Harriet
Meyerbeer, Giacomo
Milman, Rev. Henry Hart
Milton, John
Minshull, George Rowland
Mitford, Mary Russell
Moncrieff, William
Moore, Thomas
Morris, David Edward
Morton, Thomas
Munden, Joseph Shepherd
Murray, John, II
Murray, William Henry
O'Hara, Kane
O'Keefe, John
O'Neill, Eliza
Orger, Mary Ann, née Ivers
Osbaldiston, David Webster
Otway, Thomas
Payne, John Howard
Peake, Richard Brindsley
Perlet, Adrien
Piggott, Sir Arthur Leary
Place, Francis
Planché, James Robinson
Poole, John
Price, Stephen
Racine, Jean
Raymond, Richard Malone
Rayner, Benjamin Lionel
Reed, Joseph
Reeve, John
Reeve, William
Rhodes, William Barnes
Rich, John
Roe, Sir Frederick Adair
Rossini, Gioacchino Antonio
Rowe, Nicholas
Russell, Francis, 5th Duke of Bedford
Russell, John, 1st Earl Russell
Saul, John
Scott, Sir Walter
Serle, Thomas James
Shakespeare, William
Shee, Sir Martin Archer
Sheil, Richard Lalor
Sheldon, William
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley
Sheridan, Thomas
Siddons, Sarah, née Kemble
Sloman, Mrs.
Smitshon, Harriet
Southey, Robert
Spohr, Ludwig
Stanhope, Philip Henry, 5th Earl Stanhope
Steele, Sir Richard
Stephens, Catherine
Swifte, Edmund Lewis Lenthall
Talma, François Joseph
Thomson, James
Thurlow, Edward, 1st Baron
Thurtell, John
Thwaites, Henry
Tobin, John
Tylney, Edmund
Vanbrugh, Sir John
Vandenhoff, John
Vestris, Lucia Elizabeth
Waithman, Robert
Walpole, Sir Robert, Earl of Orford
Warrender, Sir George
Weber, Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von
Wetherell, Sir Charles
Whitbread, Samuel
Wilkins, William
Wilks, Robert
William I, 'the Conqueror'
William II 'Rufus'
William IV
Winston, James
Wycherley, William
Yates, Elizabeth, née Brunton
Yates, Frederick
Young, Charles Mayne
d'Avenant, Sir William

Places referred to:
Ashburton (Devonshire)
Bury St Edmunds
Goodman's Fields
Lincoln's Inn
Truro (Cornwall)
Turnham Green

Cases referred to:
Coleman v. Wathen (1793) 5 D. & E. 245
The Radlett murder (1823)

Institutions referred to:
Adelphi Theatre, London
Bow Street Magistrates' Court
Chamber of Deputies, Paris
Coburg Theatre (now: Old Vic)
Cockpit Theatre, Drury Lane
Conservatoire de Paris
Court of Chancery
Court of King's Bench
Globe Theatre, London
House of Commons
La Scala, Milan
Lyceum Theatre, London
Olympic Theatre, London
Opéra-Comique, Paris
Pantheon, Oxford Street
Pavilion Theatre, London
Privy Council
Queen's Theatre, London
Royal Italian Opera, Covent Garden
Sadler's Wells Theatre
Salisbury Court Theatre, London
San Carlo Theatre, Naples
Star Chamber
Stationers' Hall
Surrey Theatre, London
Theatre Royal, Covent Garden
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
Theatre Royal, Haymarket
Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin
Tower of London
University of Cambridge
Zoological Gardens, London

French Copyright Act 1793
French law of 13 January 1791, concerning the works of living playwrights
French legislation on theatre censorship
Licensing Act, 1737, 10 Geo.II, c.28

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