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"Mustapha," performed in 1665 at the Duke's Company playhouse, co-starring Thomas Betterton and Mary Saunderson Betterton [whom Samuel Pepys called "Ianthe"]. The 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica said this was among several of the rhymed-verse tragedies by Orrery that were "of some literary but no dramatic merit." Pepys reported it "not good" which "made Betterton’s part and Ianthe’s but ordinary too, so that we were not contented with it at all."
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