Woman Never Vext
Theatre Royal / Covent Garden; London / November 9, 1824
- Robert Keely as Master Innocent Lambskin -
(The) legend of Lud Gate is also the foundation of Rowley's comedy
of A Woman Never Vext; or, The Widow of Cornhill,
which has in our times been revived, with alterations, by Mr. Planché.
In the first scene of the fifth act occurs the following passage:—
"Mrs. S. Forster. But why remove the prisoners from Ludgate?
"Stephen Forster. To take the prison down and build it new,
With leads to walk on, chambers large and fair;
For when myself lay there the noxious air
Choked up my spirits. None but captives, wife,
Can know what captives feel."
- London Times / November 9, 1824 (pg.2) -
- London Morning Post / November 9, 1824 (pg.2) -
- London Examiner / November 14, 1824 (pg.14) -
- London Morning Chronicle / November 15, 1824 (pg2.) -
- London Morning Chronicle / November 22, 1824 (pg.2) -
(Actual broadside measures 8 x 13")