Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
Wheatley" "Nicholas Burt ranked in the list of good actors after the Restoration, though he resigned the part of Othello to Hart, who had previously acted Cassio when Burt took the Moor."
L&M: "(fl. 1635-1690) Actor in the King's Company 1660-c.1682; originally playing leading roles, but not so frequently as Hart and Mohun. As a boy, before the Civil War, he had played women's parts."
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