William Pearce

Prob. Irish, judging by characters in Netley Abbey and interest in druidism in his poetry. Works, incl. The Haunts of Shakespeare (1778); The Nunnery, com. op. (1785); Hartford Bridge, op. farce (1792); The Midnight Wanderers (1793); Netley Abbey, op. farce (1794); Arrived in Portsmouth, op. drama (1794); Windsor Castle, or The Fair Maid of Kent (1795). RAF.

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