The Lives and Characters of the English Dramatick Poets/Dr. Charles Davenant
Dr. Charles Davenant.
This Gentleman is the eldest Son of Sir William, and Dr. of Laws; he is yet Living, and has given us one Proof that Horoum filii noxæ, is not always true in his Play call’d,
Circe, an Opera, 4 to. 1677. Acted at the Duke’s Theatre with Applause. Plot founded on Poetical History; see Ovid’s Metamorph. Natal. Comes, Boccace, &c.