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English Elizabethan clown Will Kempe dancing a jig from Norwich to London in 1600. William Kempe (also spelled Kemp) (fl. 1600{d.1603?}) was an English actor and dancer best known for being one of the original actors in William Shakespeare's plays. Specialising in comic roles, he was considered during the period as the successor to the great Queen's Men clown Richard Tarlton. Source: Kempes Nine Daies Wonder Date 160

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English Elizabethan clown Will Kempe dancing a jig from Norwich to London in 1600. William Kempe (also spelled Kemp) (fl. 1600{d.1603?}) was an English actor and dancer best known for being one of the original actors in William Shakespeare's plays. Specialising in comic roles, he was considered during the period as the successor to the great Queen's Men clown Richard Tarlton.  Source: Kempes Nine Daies Wonder Date 160