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Benjamin Hoadly (1706–1757)

Hoadly, Benjamin. An English dramatist; born in London, Feb. 10, 1706; died at Chelsea, Aug. 10, 1757. He was educated at Cambridge. He settled in London and became a Fellow of the College of Physicians. Among his works are the ‘Suspicious Husband’ (1747), a comedy which was well received. He also wrote ‘The Tatlers,’ and assisted Hogarth in his ‘Analysis of Beauty.’