Mathews, Frances Aymar

(1855-1935)
   Born in New York City, she was a prolific playwright, beginning with Bigamy (with E. Henderson, 1881). Actress Fanny Davenport commissioned her to write a play about Joan of Arc, and the result was Joan (1898). Her most successful play, Pretty Peggy (1902), about Peg Woffington, starred Grace George.

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