Lovely Peggy: The Life and Times of Margaret Woffington.

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Woffington [1720-1760] was an Irish actress, dancer, and socialite who performed with David Garrick. After going from the Dublin stage to Covent Garden, she became well-known for her role as Sir Harry Wildair in The Constant Couple. Famous for her romantic liaisons as well as her breeches roles, she raised her family out of poverty and founded almshouses with her earnings. no jacket. Illustrated. Hurst & Blackett. 1952. Hb. USED. $40.00