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Susanna Centlivre (1667?–1723)

Centlivre, Susannah. An English dramatist; born in Ireland (?) 1667?; died in London, Dec. 1, 1723. Her third husband, from whom she derives the name by which she is known in literature, was cook to Queen Anne. ‘The Gamester’ and ‘The Busy Body’ are her best comedies, but ‘The Perjured Husband’ is widely known.