By Philip H Highfill Jr
Those featured in quantity 10 comprise Margaret Martyr, a singer, actress, and dancer whose “conjugal virtues have been frequently impeached,” in keeping with the July 1792 Thespian journal. The Dictionary describes this least consistent of fans as “of middling peak, with a determine well-proportioned for breeches components. [Her] black-haired, black-eyed attractiveness 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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1768], actress. On 19 December 1768 at the Haymarket Theatre, Peggy in The Gentle Shepherd was played by Miss M'Lane. See M ACKLIN. See M ACKLIN. See M ACCLEAN and M ACKLIN. 1758], performer? They were, perhaps, performers. 1772], actor. Mr M'Clean played Symon in The Gentle Shepherd at the Haymarket Theatre on 21 December 1772. 1788], piper. Niel M'Lean, Piper to the Highland Society in London," who performed on the pipes for that night only. 1742–1762], actor. Maclelan was at Bath in 1753–54 and made his Norwich debut on 9 February 1756, according to the Norwich Mercury, and he apparently performed in that town until 1762.
The Present State of the Stage (1753) declared that she gave "infinite pleasure" in Lady Wrangle and Lady Wronghead. (1780), singled out for praise, in addition to all those, her widow Abigail in The Scornful Lady and her Landlady in The Chances. 1733–1781, actress, singer, dancer, instrumentalist. Mrs Grace became "Mrs Macklin," at least in the London playbills, in 1740 but she almost certainly never married Macklin, with whom she continued to live until her death in 1758. Sybil Rosenfeld found her with her parents in a summer company in Kent in the summer of 1744.
Explained in the Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum (No 5203). " Macklin with 15 other actors on stage. 300; the print is explained in the Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum (No 2599). " By unknown engraver. 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.
A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 10, M’Intosh to Nash by Philip H Highfill Jr