Richard Brinsley Sheridan

  • Irish

Richard Brinsley Butler Sheridan (30 October 1751 - 7 July 1816) was an Irish playwright, poet and Member of the British House of Commons. - AsNotedIn


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1772/03/18 Richard Sheridan picks up Elizabeth Linley at home so they can elope to France. In France, Ms Linley takes refuge in a convent. Groom Linley House Bath Marriage of Elizabeth Ann Linley and Richard Brinsley Sheridan
1772/04/09 Thomas Mathews, a married man and Elizabeth Linley suitor, places an advertisement in the Bath Chronicle insulting Sheridan for "his scandalous Method of running away from this Place by insinuations.... as a L--- and S--------". Groom Marriage of Elizabeth Ann Linley and Richard Brinsley Sheridan
1772/05/04 Sheridan and Mathews plan to duel for Elizabeth's honour in Hyde Park, but Mr M objects to the observation of an officer. Mathews eventually lost a duel with swords by candle light at a room in the Castle Tavern (demo), Henrietta St, Covent Garden. Groom Hyde Park London Marriage of Elizabeth Ann Linley and Richard Brinsley Sheridan
1772/07/01 At their second duel, Thomas Mathews seriously injures Richard Sheridan with 3 or 4 sword wounds to his breast and side, fought at Kingsdown 4 miles from Bath, England. Groom Marriage of Elizabeth Ann Linley and Richard Brinsley Sheridan
1773/04/13 Elizabeth Ann Linley marries Richard Brinsley Sheridan in Marylebone Church, London, England. Groom Church Of St Mary, Marylebone London Marriage of Elizabeth Ann Linley and Richard Brinsley Sheridan
1776/00/00 Richard Brinsley Sheridan, his father-in-law and another partner, buy half interest in the Drury Lane theatre. They purchased the other half in 1778. Owner Theatre Royal, Drury Lane London
1795/00/00 Home of dramatist and statesman Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816) from 1795 to 1802. Home John Burgoyne House London
1816/07/07 Richard Brinsley Sheridan dies at home in London, England. Died Richard B Sheridan House London
1816/08/00 Richard B Sheridan is buried in Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey. Pallbearers included William Howley, the Bishop of London and the William Russell, 8th Duke of Bedford. In Memoriam Westminster Abbey, London London
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