Richard Burbage

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Richard Burbage English actor who was the first to play the leading role in several of Shakespeare's tragedies (1567-1619)
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Usage

In literature:

Anyways he jist lay still an' so Doc says, 'Mebby there's several Richard Burbages.
"Kilo" by Ellis Parker Butler
Richard Burbage and Edward Alleyn, the leading actors of their generation, made large fortunes.
"From Chaucer to Tennyson" by Henry A. Beers
Burbage, Richard, 60, 61, 79, 93.
"The Theory of the Theatre" by Clayton Hamilton
Richard Burbage was a painter as well as an actor.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
I reminded William that he had a business engagement with the great theatrical monarch, Richard Burbage, at noon at the Blackfriars.
"Shakspere, Personal Recollections" by John A. Joyce
Burbage, Richard, 24, 29, 32, 34, 44, 117, 118, 119, 124, 130.
"The Facts About Shakespeare" by William Allan Nielson
Richard Burbage himself seems to say so.
"Shakespearean Playhouses" by Joseph Quincy Adams
Burbage was the great tragedian, and the original performer of Richard III.
"Rambles of an Archaeologist Among Old Books and in Old Places" by Frederick William Fairholt
Moliere; Shakespeare's Hamlet is not merely Hamlet, but also Richard Burbage.
"A Manual of the Art of Fiction" by Clayton Hamilton
Moliere; Shakespeare's Hamlet is not merely Hamlet, but also Richard Burbage.
"Materials and Methods of Fiction" by Clayton Hamilton
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