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" After this impartial account of his character, we shall only add, that, as he lived universally beloved, he has died sincerely lamented. Feb. 3. Suffocated, with fifteen other persons, in attempting to get into the pit at the Little Theatre in the Haymarket,... "
A History of the College of Arms: And the Lives of All the Kings, Heralds ... - Page 428
by Mark Noble - 1805 - 451 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 64, Part 1

1794
...»tumpiing u> pafitfie fall: of the Rhine (loe Vol. LXill. p. 1054). Suffocated, with 15 other perfons, in attempting to get into the pit at the Little Theatre in the Haymarket (fee p. 175), aged 45, John Charles Brooke, efq. Somerfet-heraM ; and one of the lieutenants in the...
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A History of the College of Arms: And the Lives of All the Kings, Heralds ...

Mark Noble - 1804 - 451 pages
...heraldry led him to the College. He was one of the unfortunate persons thrown down, and trampled to death, in attempting to get into the pit at the Little Theatre in the Haymarket, on the evening of Monday, February 10, 1794. His remains, attended by the members of the College, were...
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The Lady's Magazine, Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ..., Part 1

1794
...Campbell, daughter of the right hon. th< lord prefideut of the court of fcffion. DEATHS. Feb. 3. SufToeated in attempting to get into the Pit at the Little Theatre in the Hay-market, John Charles Brooke, efq. FAS Somerfct Herald. His body was interred in St. Sennet's Church, attended...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 4

John Walker - 1811
...universally beloved, he has died sincerely lamented. Feb. 3. Suffocated, with fifteen other persons, in attempting to get into the pit at the Little Theatre in the Haymarket, aged forty-five, John Charles Brooke, Esq. Somerset Herald, and one of the lieutenants in the militia...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 4

John Walker - 1811
...universally beloved, be has died sincerely lamented. Feb. 3. Suffocated, with fifteen other persons, ID attempting to get into the pit at the Little Theatre in the Haymarket, aged forty-five, John Charles Brooke, Esq. Somerset Herald, and one of the lieutenants in the militia...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 4

John Walker - 1811
...beloved, he has died sincerely lamented. Feb. 3. Suffocated, with fifteen other persons, in at-* tempting to get into the pit at the Little Theatre in the Haymarket, aged forty-five, John Charles Brooke, Esq. Somerset Herald, and one of the lieutenants in the militia...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

1813
...Yorkshire. On Feb. 3, 1794, he was suffocated, with his friend Mr. Pingo of York, and many other persons, in attempting to get into the pit at the little theatre in the Haymarket. It did not appear that he had been thrown down, but was suffocated as he stood ; his countenance had...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 7

Alexander Chalmers - 1813
...Yorkshire. On Feb. 3, 1794, he was suffocated, with his friend Mr. Pingo of York, and many other persons, in attempting to get into the pit at the little theatre in the Hay market. It did not appear that he had been thrown down, but was suffocated as he stood ; his countenance...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 4

John Walker - 1814
...universally beloved, he has died sincerely lamented. Feb. 3. Suffocated, with fifteen other persons, in attempting to get into the pit at the Little Theatre in the Haymarket, aged forty-five, John Charles Brooke, Esq. Somerset Herald, and one of the lieutenants in the militia...
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 6

John Nichols - 1831
...Herald in 1786. At the calamitous accident perished in the fatal catastrophe of the 3d of February 1794, in attempting to get into the pit at the Little Theatre in the Haymarket. It did not appear that he had been thrown down, but was suffocated as he stood, as were several others....
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