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Kemble

KEMBLE, the name of a family of English actors, of whom the most famous were Mrs Siddons (q.v.) and her brother John Philip Kemble, the eldest of the twelve children of ROGER KEMBLE (1721-1802), a strolling player and manager, who in 1753 married an actress, Sarah Wood.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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