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" I have been told by some old people, who in their younger years were eyewitnesses of these pageants so acted, that the yearly confluence of people to see that shew was extraordinary great, and yielded no small advantage to this city. "
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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The Beauties of England and Wales, or, Delineations ..., Volume 15, Part 1

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris - Architecture - 1814
...representations is evident from Dugdale, who says " I have been told bj some old people, in their younger years eye-witnesses of these pageants so acted, that the yearly confluence of people to see that show was extraordinary great, and yielded no small advantage to this city." * The Friars Minors were...
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The life of Jesus Christ, incl. His apocryphal history, from the spurious ...

Jesus Christ - 1818
...rhyme, as appeareth by an ancient manuscript, entitled Ludus Corporis Christi, or Ludus Coventriae. I have been told by some old people, who, in their younger days, were eye witnesses of .these pageants so acted, that the yearly confluence of people to see that...
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A topographical and historical description of the county of Warwick

James Norris Brewer - 1820
...representations is evident from Dugdale, who says " I have been told by some old people, in their younger years eye-witnesses of these pageants so acted, that the yearly confluence of people to see that show was extraordinary great, and yielded no small advantage to this city." * The Friars Minors were...
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The plays and poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe - Drama - 1821
...ancient MS. entituled, Ludus Corporis Christi, or Ludus Coventrite. [In Bibl. Cotton, Vesp. D. VIII.] I have been told by some old people, who in their...great, and yielded no small advantage to this city 1." An inhibition was sent from the Archbishop of York in 1571, forbidding the performance of the Chester...
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The plays and poems of William Shakspeare

William Shakespeare, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe - Drama - 1821
...ancient MS. entituled, Ludus Corporis Christi, or Ludus Coventritf. [In Bibl. Cotton, Vesp. D. VIII.] I have been told by some old people, who in their...so acted, that the yearly confluence of people to sec that shew was extraordinary great, and yielded no small advantage to this city '." An inhibition...
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Ancient Mysteries Described: Especially the English Miracle Plays, Founded ...

William Hone - English drama - 1823 - 299 pages
...D. VIII.) intituled, Ludus Corporis Christi, or Ludus Cocentrice. " I have been told," says Dugdale, by some old people, who in their younger years were...great, and yielded no small advantage to this city." ' The celebrity of the performances may be inferred from the rank of the audiences; for, at the festival...
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Ancient Mysteries Described,: Especially the English Miracle Plays, Founded ...

English drama - 1823 - 300 pages
...D. VIII.) intituled, Ludus Corporis Christi, or Ludus Coventrice. " I have been told," says Dugdale, by some old people, who in their younger years were...extraordinary great, and yielded no small advantage to this city."1 The celebrity of the performances may be inferred from the rank of the audiences ; for, at...
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The armorial bearings of the ... incorporated companies of Newcastle upon ...

James Walker, Moses Aaron Richardson - 1824 - 64 pages
...VIII.) intituled, Ludus Corpus Christi, or Ludus Coventrise. I have been told,' says Dugdale, ' by some people, who, in their younger years, were eye-witnesses...great, and yielded no small advantage to this city.' " Brand says, these performances are reported to have been many of them very indelicate and obscene.*...
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The every-day book, or, The guide to the year

William Hone - Political Science - 1825
...VIII.) intituled, Ludiu Corporii Christi, or Ludus Coventrier. ' I have been told/ says Dugdale, ' by some old people, who in their younger years were...great, and yielded no small advantage to this city.' The celebrity of the performances may be inferred from the rank of the audiences ; for, at the festival...
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