SELECT * FROM london_stages WHERE MATCH('(@(authnameclean,perftitleclean,commentcclean,commentpclean) "Monsieur Francisque"/1) | (@(roleclean,performerclean) "Monsieur Francisque")') GROUP BY eventid ORDER BY weight() desc, eventdate asc OPTION field_weights=(perftitleclean=100, commentpclean=75, commentcclean=75, roleclean=100, performerclean=100, authnameclean=100), ranker=sph04

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We found 141 matches on Performance Comments, 63 matches on Event Comments, 51 matches on Performance Title, 1 matches on Roles/Actors, and 0 matches on Author.


Mainpiece Title: Le Tourdy

Performance Comment: Harlequin-the famous Monsieur Francisque , who had the Honour to be so much Applauded last Year.

Afterpiece Title: Attendez Moy Sous L'Orme

Dance: Dangeville, Mlle DesChaliez; Tumbling-

Event Comment: Benefit Francisque. By Their Royal Highness's Command. The Diary of Mary Countess Cowper, p. 172: In the Afternoon the Prince and Princess went to the French Play. A most dismal Performance. No Wonder People are Slaves who can entertain themselves with such Stuff


Mainpiece Title: Les Deux Arlequins

Afterpiece Title: La Baron de la Crasse

Dance: Dangeville

Entertainment: Tumbling=-Francisque

Event Comment: The King's Company. Pepys, Diary: And myself to the King's playhouse, which troubles me since, and hath cost me a forfeit of 10s., which I have paid, and there did see a good part of The English Monsieur, which is a mighty pretty play, very witty and pleasant. And the women do very well; but, above all, little Nelly, tha I am mightily pleased with the play, and much with the House, more than ever I expected, the women doing better than ever I expected, and very fine women


Mainpiece Title: The English Monsieur

Role: Lady Wealthy? Actor: Nell Gwyn.
Event Comment: The King's Company. Pepys, Diary: To the King's playhouse, and there saw The English Monsieur; sitting for privacy sake in an upper box: the play hath much mirth in it as to that particular humour. After the play done, I down to Knipp, and did stay her undressing herself; and there saw the several players, men and women go by; and pretty to see how strange they are all, one to another, after the play is done. Here I saw a wonderful pretty maid of her own, that come to undress her, and one so pretty that she says she intends not to keep her, for fear of her being undone in her service, by coming to the playhouse. Here I hear Sir W. Davenant is just now dead; and so who will succeed him in the mastership of the house is not yet known. The eldest Davenport is, it seems, gone from this house to be kept by somebody; which I am glad of, she being a very bad actor.... [Mrs Knepp] tells me mighty news, that my Lady Castlemayne is mightily in love with Hart of their house; and he is much with her in private, and she goes to him, and do give him many Presents; and that the thing is most certain, and Becke Marshall only privy to it, and the means of bringing them together, which is a very odd thing; and by this means she is even with the King's love to Mrs Davis


Mainpiece Title: The English Monsieur

Event Comment: The King's Company. This play was apparently acted by 1665--see Dec. 1664--and was now revived, although it was not published until 1672. This play is on the L. C. lists, 5@139, p. 129, and 5@12, p. 17. The second list adds: king here. Pepys, Diary: To the King's house, to see the first day of Lacy's Monsieur Ragou, now new acted. The King and Court all there, and mighty merry--a farce


Mainpiece Title: The Old Troop; Or, Monsieur Raggou

Event Comment: Comedie de Monsieur de Moliere


Mainpiece Title: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

Entertainment: With the Turkish Ceremony , and all its Decorations-

Dance: End Entertainment: Dance-Monsieur Roger, alias Pierot, Mademoiselle deSchallier

Event Comment: Written by the Famous Monsieur Moliere


Mainpiece Title: Le Tartuffe; Ou, L'imposteur

Performance Comment: Tartuffe-Francisque; Pernelle-Antonie; Orgon-Tellier; Cleanthes-Salle; Valere-Moylin Sr; Damis-Moylin Jr; Loyal-Cochoy; Elmira-Madm Francisque; Mariana-Madm Moylin; Porina-Madm Cochoy.
Role: Tartuffe Actor: Francisque
Role: Pernelle Actor: Antonie
Role: Orgon Actor: Tellier
Role: Cleanthes Actor: Salle
Role: Valere Actor: Moylin Sr
Role: Damis Actor: Moylin Jr
Role: Loyal Actor: Cochoy
Role: Elmira Actor: Madm Francisque
Role: Mariana Actor: Madm Moylin
Role: Porina Actor: Madm Cochoy.

Dance: Moreau, Mrs Moreau, Miss Schoolding, delaGarde's Two Sons

Event Comment: Daily Post, 18 Feb.: The French Company of Comedians do hereby give Notice, That Monsieur Francisque, alias Harlequin, did refuse to perform last Night, which obliged the Master to dismiss the Audience


Mainpiece Title: Arlequin Major Ridicule

Afterpiece Title: Le Mariage Force


Mainpiece Title: Les Disgraves D'arlequin

Afterpiece Title: Arlequin Limondier

Performance Comment: In which a new Arlequin will perform that Part, who has had the Honour of representing in several Foreigh Courts with Applause: The late Arlequin, Monsieur Francisque, bein gone.


Mainpiece Title: Oroonoko

Dance: Monsieur Du'ru'el , lately come from the Opera at Paris, being a Scholar of the Famous Monsieur Pettour

Event Comment: Benefit for Waldron. 1st piece: Originally written by the celebrated Monsieur de Beaumarchais, and perform'd innumerably, often at Paris; translated and adapted to the English Stage by the very ingenious Mr Holcroft, Author of several admired Dramatic and other Works; and perform'd with unbounded Applause during Half the Season last Winter at the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden. 2nd piece: Never acted here; written by Mr O'Keeffe, set to music by Mr Shield, and performed with unceasing Applause at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden. 3rd piece: To conclude with the Representation of the Siege of Gibraltar, Elliot's Red Hot Balls, &c. Tickets to be had of Waldron, at the Cock and Magpie


Mainpiece Title: The Follies Of A Day; Or, The Marriage Of Figaro

Role: Figaro Actor: Benson
Role: Count Almaviva Actor: Thome
Role: Don Bartolo Actor: Wright
Role: Don Guzman Actor: Wellman
Role: Basil Actor: Payne
Role: Bounce Actor: Banister
Role: Doublefee Actor: Kerridge
Role: Courier Actor: Meadow
Role: Oyer Actor: Stuart
Role: Servant Actor: Mast. Payne
Role: Anthonio Actor: Waldron
Role: Ah well Actor:
Role: a Actor:
Role: Page Actor: Miss Cranford
Role: Countess Actor: Miss Bird
Role: Marcelina Actor: Mrs Monk
Role: Agnes Actor: Mrs Benson
Role: Susan Actor: Mrs Wellman

Afterpiece Title: The Poor Soldier

Performance Comment: Patrick (the Soldier)-A Young Lady (1st appearance [unidentified]); Dermot-Thome; Captain Fitzroy-Kerridge; Monsieur Bagatelle-Benson; Father Luke (the Irish Priest)-Wellman; Darby-Waldron; Kathleen-Mrs Benson; Norah-Miss Cranford .
Role: Patrick Actor: A Young Lady
Role: Dermot Actor: Thome
Role: Captain Fitzroy Actor: Kerridge
Role: Monsieur Bagatelle Actor: Benson
Role: Father Luke Actor: Wellman
Role: Darby Actor: Waldron
Role: Kathleen Actor: Mrs Benson
Role: Norah Actor: Miss Cranford

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Skeleton


Mainpiece Title: La Fille A La Mode; Ou, Arlequin Badaut De Paris

Afterpiece Title: Monsieur Grimaudin



Mainpiece Title: Love's Last Shift

Dance: Monsieur Pierrot, Mademoiselle Vaurinville , formerly call'd Mademoiselle DeChalier from the French House


Mainpiece Title: King Henry The Ivth; Part I

Role: Hotspur Actor: Boheme
Role: King Actor: Leigh
Role: Prince of Wales Actor: Ryan
Role: Vernon Actor: Egleton
Role: Francis Actor: Spiller
Role: Carriers Actor: Bullock Sr, Hall
Role: Kate Actor: Mrs Vincent
Role: Hostess Actor: Mrs Egleton
Role: Falstaff Actor: Quin.

Dance: Messieurs Nivelon


Mainpiece Title: The Faithful Wife; Or, Arlequin Strip'd, Sentry, Brave, Coward, Terrour Of The Turks, And Judge Of His Own Cause

Dance: Monsieur Poictier, others


Mainpiece Title: Julius Caesar

Afterpiece Title: Harlequin Doctor Faustus

Role: Diana Actor: Miss Robinson.
Role: Mercury Actor: Lally.
Role: Harlequin Actor: Clerk, who never appear'd in Publick before
Role: Pierrot Actor: Roger
Role: Punch Actor: Duplessis
Role: Scaramouch Actor: Haughton
Role: Statue Actor: Cibber Jr
Role: Bawd Actor: Harper
Role: Mephostophilus Actor: Young Rainton
Role: Death Actor: Ray
Role: Time Actor: Rainton
Role: Usurer Actor: Norris
Role: Wife Actor: Hallam, Mrs Wetherilt
Role: Doctor's Man Actor: Peplow
Role: Countrymen Actor: Miller, Bridgwater, Oates, Wright
Role: With a Grand Masque of Heathen Deities Actor:
Role: Mars Actor: Thurmond
Role: Bacchus Actor: Boval
Role: Ceres Actor: Miss Tenoe
Role: Iris Actor: Mrs Brett
Role: Flora Actor: Mrs Walter.

Dance: Monsieur La Forest, La Forest's Wife , just arriv'd in England


Mainpiece Title: The Villain

Performance Comment: Monsieur Brisac-Smith. See also 18 Oct. 1662.


Mainpiece Title: The School For Scandal

Role: Sir Peter Teazle Actor: King
Role: Sir Oliver Surface Actor: Yates
Role: Joseph Surface Actor: Palmer
Role: Sir Benjamin Backbite Actor: Dodd
Role: Crabtree Actor: Parsons
Role: Rowley Actor: Aickin
Role: Moses Actor: Baddeley
Role: Snake Actor: Packer
Role: Careless Actor: Farren
Role: Trip Actor: Lamash
Role: Charles Actor: Smith
Role: Mrs Candour Actor: Miss Pope
Role: Maria Actor: Mrs Brereton
Role: Lady Sneerwell Actor: Miss Sherry
Role: Lady Teazle Actor: Mrs Abington.

Afterpiece Title: A Monody

Role: Principal Vocal Parts Actor: Webster, Gaudry, A Young Lady
Role: Mr Honeycomb Actor: Parsons
Role: Scribble Actor: Dodd
Role: Ledger Actor: Wrighten
Role: Mrs Honeycomb Actor: Mrs Johnston
Role: Nurse Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Polly Honeycomb Actor: Miss Pope.

Afterpiece Title: The Anatomist; or, Sham Doctor

Performance Comment: Monsieur Le Medicin-Baddeley; Crispin-Dodd; Old Gerald-Parsons; Martin-Burton; Young Gerald-Norris; Doctor's Wife-Mrs Bradshaw; Beatrice-Mrs Love; Angelica-Miss Collett.
Role: Monsieur Le Medicin Actor: Baddeley
Role: Crispin Actor: Dodd
Role: Old Gerald Actor: Parsons
Role: Martin Actor: Burton
Role: Young Gerald Actor: Norris
Role: Doctor's Wife Actor: Mrs Bradshaw
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Love
Role: Angelica Actor: Miss Collett.

Song: As17781029


Mainpiece Title: The Siege Of Belgrade

Role: Anselm Actor: Sedgwick in place of Cooke.
Role: The Seraskier Actor: Kelly
Role: Colonel Cohenberg Actor: Palmer
Role: Krohnfeldt Actor: R. Palmer
Role: Ismael Actor: Fox
Role: Yuseph Actor: Suett
Role: Leopold Actor: Bannister Jun.
Role: Peter Actor: Dignum
Role: Michael Actor: Hollingsworth
Role: Soldier Actor: Dubois
Role: Catherine Actor: Mrs Crouch
Role: Fatima Actor: Miss Hagley
Role: Lilla Actor: Sga Storace
Role: Ghita Actor: Mrs Bland.

Afterpiece Title: The Anatomist; or, The Sham Doctor

Performance Comment: Monsieur le Medicin-Baddeley; Crispin-Dodd; Old Gerald-Suett; Young Gerald-Bland; Simon Burly-Moody; Martin-Burton; Doctor's Wife-Mrs Booth; Angelica-Miss Collins; Waiting Woman-Miss Tidswell; Beatrice-Mrs Williams.
Role: Monsieur le Medicin Actor: Baddeley
Role: Crispin Actor: Dodd
Role: Old Gerald Actor: Suett
Role: Young Gerald Actor: Bland
Role: Simon Burly Actor: Moody
Role: Martin Actor: Burton
Role: Doctor's Wife Actor: Mrs Booth
Role: Angelica Actor: Miss Collins
Role: Waiting Woman Actor: Miss Tidswell
Role: Beatrice Actor: Mrs Williams.


Mainpiece Title: Father's Own Son

Performance Comment: [Monsieur Thomas] .


Mainpiece Title: Father's Own Son

Performance Comment: [Monsieur Thomas] .


Mainpiece Title: Father's Own Son

Performance Comment: [Monsieur Thomas] .


Mainpiece Title: The Rival Queens; Or, The Death Of Alexander The Great

Song: Singing In Italian the Famous-Signiora Maria Margarita Gallia , lately arriv'd from Italy, who has never yet Sung in England; the Musick which accompanies her Singing is compos'd by Signior Joseph Saggion-

Dance: The Wedding Dance, compos'd by Monsieur L'Abbe,-Monsieur L'Abbe, Mrs Elford


Mainpiece Title: The Blind Beggar Of Bednal Green; Or, The Woman Never Vex'd: With The Comical Humour Of Squire Souse Crown And His Man Gudgeon

Role: Souse Crown Actor: Norris
Role: Gudgen Actor: Egleton
Role: King Actor: Huddy
Role: Rakish Actor: Oates
Role: Montfort Actor: Orfeur
Role: Arabella Actor: Mrs Orfeur
Role: Widow Actor: Mrs Middleton
Role: Lady Westford Actor: Mrs Egleton.

Dance: Dutch Skipper-Monsieur De Long Dens, Monsieur De Long Dens'@Two@Children , just arrived from Paris


Mainpiece Title: Pyramus And Thisbe

Role: Pyramus Actor: Penkethman
Role: Wall Actor: Norris.

Afterpiece Title: The Blind Beggar of Bednal Green; or, The Woman Never Vex'd

Music: Concerto on small Flute-John Baston

Dance: Several surprizing Entertainments of Rope Dancing-a Young Lad lately come from France, who flourishes the Colours, plays on the Violin, and turns several Times on the Rope without a Pole; Ladder Dancing-the greatest Performer in the World, who stands on the Top Round of the Ladder, drinks a Glass of Wine, with his other Hand above his Head in the Middle of the Stage; Dancing , both Serious and Comic,-Monsieur De Long Dents, Monsieur De Long Dents'@two@children , just arrived from Paris; To which will be added, Variety of Tumbling-Mons Tollard, others, just arrived from Madrid