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A certain Mr FitzGeorge is mentioned as a guest actor in a special performance put on for the Duke of Edinburgh's second visit to the Cape Colony in 1867.


Possibly a reference to Augustus FitzGeorge (Colonel Sir Augustus Charles Frederick FitzGeorge, KCVO, CB , 1847–1933)[1], a British Army officer and a relative of the British royal family.

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The special performance put on by Mrs Duret and her company in the Theatre Royal, Cape Town, on 17 September, 1876, with three members of the Duke's entourage in the cast: Messrs Charles (Lord Newry), E.C. Yorke and FitzGeorge.


F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p227, 229.

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