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James Kenney (1780–1849)

Kenney, James. An English dramatist; born in Ireland, 1780; died on July 25, 1849. He was a bank clerk in London, with a taste for the theatre, and wrote a number of pieces that still hold the stage. Among them were the farces: ‘Raising the Wind’ (1803); ‘Turn Him Out’ (1812); ‘Love, Law, and Physic’ (1812); the stock favorite ‘Sweethearts and Wives’ (1823); and the famous tragedy ‘The Sicilian Vespers’ (1840).