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A Supplement to Dodsley's Old Plays: Coventry mysteries. Marriage of wit and ... - Page x
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1853
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An Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber, Comedian, and Late Patentee of the ...

Colley Cibber - Actors - 1750 - 555 pages
...State and Reverence by the Friars of this Houfe, had Theatres for the feveral Scenes very large arid high, placed upon Wheels, and drawn to all the eminent Parts of the City, for the better Advantage of the Spectators ; and contained the Story of the Netv fcjlament, compofed in old Englijb Rhime. An ancient...
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The antiquities of Coventre, collected from The antiquities of Warwickshire

William Dugdale (sir.) - 1765
...which Pageants being acted with mighty State and Reverence by the Friers of this Houle, had Theaters high, placed upon Wheels, and drawn to all the eminent...Advantage of Spectators : And contain'd the Story of the Old and New Teftament, compofed- in the old Englifh Rithme, as appeareth by an antient MS. intituled...
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A Select Collection of Old Plays: God's promises

Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed - English drama - 1780
...with mighty ftate and reverence by the friers oŁ ' this houfe, had theaters far the feveral fcencs very large and high, ' placed upon wheels, and drawn...eminent parts of the city, for ' the better advantage of fpeilators, and contained the ftory of the New " Teftament, compofed in old Englilh rithme, as appeareth...
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A Select Collection of Old Plays: Adventures of five hours

Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed - English drama - 1780
...acted with mighty Hate and reverence by the friers of this houie, had theatres for the feveral fcenes very large and high, placed upon wheels, and drawn...eminent parts of the city, for the better advantage of the fpectators ; and centained the ftory of the New Teftament, cornpofed in old Englifti rhimc. An...
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Sir Walter Scott - English drama - 1810 - 614 pages
...acted with mighty state and reverence by the friera 6f this hiiii-f. had theater» for the several scenes very large and high, placed upon wheels, and...city, for the better advantage of spectators, and contained the story of ihe New Testament, composed in old J-.'nglish rithme, as appearelh by an ancient...
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The ancient British drama ...

Robert Dodsley - English drama - 1810 - 614 pages
...being acted with mighty state and reverence by the frier» of this house, had theaters for the several scenes very large and high, placed upon wheels, and...eminent parts of the city, for the better advantage of spectator«, and contained the story of the New Testament, composed in old Ijiplish rithme, as appeareth...
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Biographia Dramatica: Or, A Companion to the Playhouse: Containing ..., Volume 2

David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812
...fair held in Coventry. They were acted by the Gray Friars, or Franciscans. The theatres were placed on wheels, and drawn to all the eminent parts of the city, for the better advantage of the numerous spectators. [See T/wresiy's Leedes, Fol. 1715, page 517.] 427- OF THE COUNCELLS OF BISHOPS....
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Biographia Dramatica: Names of the dramas: A-L

David Erskine Baker, Stephen Jones - Dramatists, English - 1812
...fair held in Coventry. They were acted by the Gray Friars, or Franciscans. The theatres were placed on wheels, and drawn to all the eminent parts of the city, for the better advantage of the numerous spectators. [See Thoresby's Leaks, Fol. 1715, page 517.] 427- OF THE COUNCELLS OF BISHOPS....
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...friers of this house, had theatres for the several scenes, very large and high, placed upon wheeles, and drawn to all the eminent parts of the city, for the better advantage of the spectators.. — An ancient manuscript of the same is now to be seen in the Cottonian Library,...
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