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(esp formerly) a prostitute, or the mistress of a man of rank
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See Gustav Cross, "Marston, Montaigne, and Morality: The Dutch Courtezan Reconsidered," English Literary History 27 (1960): 36.
Singing Policeman Bob Lawrence Another Policeman James Wilkinson Antipholus of Ephesus Ronald Graham Dromio of Ephesus Teddy Hart Dancing Policeman George Church Tailor Clifford Dunstan Tailor's Apprentice Burl Ives Antipholus of Syracuse Eddie Albert Dromio of Syracuse Jimmy Savo Merchant of Syracuse Byron Shores Duke of Ephesus Carroll Ashburn Aegeon John O'Shaughnessy Luce Wynn Murray Adriana Muriel Angelus Luciana Marcy Wescott Sorcerer Owen Martin Courtezan Betty Bruce Secretary to Courtezan Heidi Vosseler Assistant Courtezan Dolores Anderson Angelo John Clarke First Maid Florine Callahan Second Maid Claire Wolf Third Maid Alice Craig Merchant of Ephesus Clifford Dunstan Seeress Florence Fair
an incestuous bastard, begotten and born in sin, of the infamous courtezan, Anne Boleyn, afterwards executed for advoutery, treason, heresy and incest, among others with her own natural brother.
Flamineo tells Cornelia that had the 'common'st courtezan in Rome' been his mother, he would have enjoyed 'plurality of lathers' (I.
Nivelon's Clown became the basis for a scene depicting one particular `Passion', The Amorous Clown; or, The Courtizan, which was first given at Covent Garden on 3 May 1733 with Nivelon and Pelling as Clowns, Miss Latour and Mrs Ogden as their Wives, and Mrs Pelling as the Courtezan.
The Dutch Courtezan (produced 1603-04) as well as The Malcontent earned him his place as a dramatist.