Attention!
Partner with StudyLight.org as God uses us to make a difference for those displaced by Russia's war on Ukraine.
Click to donate today!

Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Inchbald, Elizabeth

Additional Links

Actress, dramatist, and novelist, daughter of John Simpson, a Suffolk farmer; came to London at the age of 18, seeking a theatrical engagement; after some adventures she met Joseph Inchbald, an actor of no note, to whom she was married in 1772; shortly afterwards she made her début as Cordelia at Bristol; after seven years in the provinces and nine in London, during which she failed to rise high in her profession, she turned to literature; she wrote and adapted many plays, but the works by which she is remembered are two novels, "A Simple Story" and "Nature and Art" (1753-1821).

Copyright Statement
Public Domain.

Bibliography Information
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Inchbald, Elizabeth'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/i/inchbald-elizabeth.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

Search for…
Enter query in the box below:
Choose a letter to browse:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Prev Entry
Incense
Next Entry
Inchcolm