Mrs. Glover: Julia Betterton Glover (1779-1850)

Julia Betterton Glover was an Irish-born stage actress, well-known for her comic roles in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Born Julia Butterton, she married Samuel Glover, in 1800, in London. Her father, the theatre manager William Butterton promoted the fiction that her surname was ‘Betterton’, claiming links to a long-dead, and famous actor, Thomas Betterton.