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CHARLES MAYNE YOUNG (1777–1856)

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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 939 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CHARLES MAYNE YOUNG (1777–1856), English actor, was the son of a surgeon. His first stage appearance was in Liver-pool in 17988 as Douglas, in Home's tragedy. His first London appearance was in 1807 as Hamlet. With the decline of John Philip Kemble, and until the coming of Kean and Macready, he was the leading English tragedian. He retired in 1832.
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