Belvidera

Belvidera

goes mad when husband dies. [Br. Lit.: Venice Preserved, Benét, 1052]
See: Madness
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She was eventually able to resume her career and in collaboration with Garrick actually enhanced her reputation as a tragic performer in roles such as Rowe's Calista and Jane Shore, and Otway's Belvidera in Venice Preserv'd.
However, Charlotte Twisleton could not be dissuaded and made her debut at Covent Garden on February 1, 1794 in the role of Belvidera.
One of Siddons's most famous roles was Belvidera in Otway's Venice Preserv'd (1682).
Just as interesting is the case of John Harrower, a Scotsman who taught school on George Daingerfield's Belvidera plantation, located several miles southeast of Fredericksburg on the banks of the Rappahanock River.
Shortly after arriving at Belvidera, Harrower commenced his teaching duties.