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Richard Burbage   /rˈɪtʃərd bˈərbɪdʒ/   Listen
Richard Burbage

noun
1.
English actor who was the first to play the leading role in several of Shakespeare's tragedies (1567-1619).  Synonym: Burbage.






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"Richard Burbage" Quotes from Famous Books



... you purchased of Richard Burbage four shares of the stock of the Globe Theatre for L100, and inasmuch as you had not available the whole means to pay therefor, borrowed from me the L60 wanting, paying yourself L40 of such purchase price, and giving me in pledge for my L60 such four shares ...
— Shakespeare's Insomnia, And the Causes Thereof • Franklin H. Head



Words linked to "Richard Burbage" :   role player, thespian, histrion, actor, player



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