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John Burgoyne, General and Dramatist

A Sketch of the Life of Lieutenant-General Burgoyne

Orderly Book of Lieutenant General John Burgoyne from His Entry into the State of New York Until His surrender at Saratoga, 16 Oct. 1777

Eudora, a Tragedy, 1790

The Viceroy, a Tragedy

Heroine of Cambria, a Tragedy

The Maid of the Oaks, a Comedy, 1774. Written in celebration of the forthcoming marriage of Edward Smith Stanley, heir to the earldom of Derby and Lady Elizabeth Hamilton

The Heiress, a Comedy, debuted at Drury Lane Theatre, Jan. 14, 1786.  An enormous success.

The Camp, a Musical Entertainment, 1778, Coathor with Richard Sheridan. The most performed work at the Drury Lane Theatre in the 1778-1779 season, beating School for Scandal.

The Lord of the Manor, Comic Opera. First staged at Drury Lane Theatre Dec. 1780. Written for his lover the actress Susan Caufield.

Richard Coeur de Lion, an Historical Romance, a Semi-Opera, first staged in 786. Text by Burgoyne set to music by Thomas Linley the Elder. A translation of Michel-Jean Sedaine's opera of the same name. A major success.  privacy statement