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Twelve (later thirty) stout fellows, armed, were "always at hand to patrol timid females or other" along the road from London to Hampstead. In July 1721 the Prince and Princess of Wales and an entourage dined at Belsize House and were diverted with hunting. In June 1722 a wild deer hunt was held, attracting 300 to 400 coaches full of the nobility and gentry from town. They were also entertained by athletic events and gambling. In 1722 a satire called Belsize House tried to expose "the Fops and Beaux who daily frequent that Academy" and the women who used it as a place to make assignations: This house, which is a nuisance to the land Doth near a park and handsome garden stand Fronting the road, betwixt a range of trees Which is perfumed with a Hampstead breeze.
Hudson, Mrs [fl. 1705], boxkeeper. On 24 January 1705 Luttrell noted in his diary: "captain Walsh quarelling with Mrs. " Nothing more is known of the incident, nor can we tell which playhouse Mrs Hudson worked for. Hudson, Mrs [fl. ], singer. A Mrs Hudson sang frequently at Vauxhall Gardens during the 1770s, and she was probably the Mrs Hudson who performed in the oratorios at York in 1769 and 1770. ); Jockey's left me for a while, 1778; and A Third Collection of Favourite Songs sung at Vauxhall by Mr.
The Pie Powder Court Book at the Guildhall lists Mr Howis as exhibiting his puppets at Bartholomew Fair in 1796. Howles, John c. 17611812, violinist, violist, clarinetist. When John Howles was recommended for membership in the Royal Society of Musicians on 1 February 1784, he was said by Charles Linton to be 23 years old, married but with no children, a member of the guards, a performer at the Royal Circus, and a musician proficient on the violin and clarinet. The John "Howlds" who was one of the second violinists at the Handel Memorial Concerts at Westminster Abbey and the Pantheon in May and June of 1784 was surely John Howles.
A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 8, Hough to Keyse: Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800 by Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans