John Evelyn in London - 9 January, 1662

from Diary of John Evelyn, 9 January 1662, page 126:

[January] 9 I saw acted the <2>d part of the "Seige of Rhodes": In this acted the faire and famous Comoedian call'd Roxolana for that part she acted, & I think it was the last; then taken to be the E. of Oxfords Misse (as at this time they began to call lew'd women) it was in Recitativa Musique.
cite as

John Evelyn, Diary of John Evelyn, 9 January 1662. In De la Bédoyère, Guy (ed.), The Diary of John Evelyn (Woodbridge, 1995), p. 126. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1408443213370 accessed: 28 July, 2021

location of experience: London

Listeners

John Evelyn
Diarist, Writer
1620-1706

Listening to

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recitative performed by Roxalana

Experience Information

Date/Time 9 January, 1662
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:13:33 +0100