Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Doggett, Thomas (died 1721), a popular actor born at Dublin, and chiefly reenembered for the rowing-match for Doggett's coat and badge, which is rowed upon the Thames on the 1st of August by six watermen who are in the last year of their apprenticeship. The coat is orange and the badge is the Hanoverian White Horse.