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date: 26 June 2019

Woffington, Margaret (Peg) (?1717–1760), actor, singer, and dancer, probably born in Dublin 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare
Author(s):
Catherine AlexanderCatherine Alexander

where her successful career began as a child performer with the gymnast Signora Violante. She progressed to a singing and ...

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