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People/Characters: Charlotte Charke

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Charlotte: Being a True Account of an Actress's Flamboyant Adventures in Eighteenth-Century London's Wild and Wicked Theatrical World by Kathryn Shevelow
Introducing Charlotte Charke: Actress, Author, Enigma by Philip E. Baruth
A narrative of the life of Mrs. Charlotte Charke by Charlotte Charke

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Charlotte Charke, née Cibber (1713–1760) was an English actress, playwright, novelist, autobiographer, and cross-dresser. She was famous for her breeches roles, and took to wearing men's clothing and working in a variety of male jobs of that era to make a living.

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