Definition of Richard burbage
1. Noun. English actor who was the first to play the leading role in several of Shakespeare's tragedies (1567-1619).
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Literary usage of Richard burbage
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1. Shakespearean Playhouses: A History of English Theatres from the Beginnings by Joseph Quincy Adams (1917)
"Evans actually "treated" with richard burbage "about the surrendering and giving up the said lease," but Burbage declined to consider the matter. ..."
2. The History of English Dramatic Poetry to the Time of Shakespeare: And by John Payne Collier (1879)
"Cuthbert and richard burbage must have been older than Alice, but where either of them was born, or at what precise date, we have no information :x it was ..."
3. Shakespeare's Heroes on the Stage by Charles Edgar Lewis Wingate (1896)
"It was the year 1602 that the tragedy was first represented upon the stage; and the original interpreter of Othello was richard burbage. ..."