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Books Books 1 - 5 of 5 on Collier, vol. i,, pp. 2757. the players . . . are piteously persecuted by the....  
" Collier, vol. i,, pp. 2757. the players . . . are piteously persecuted by the Lord Mayor and the Aldermen ; and however in their old Lord's time they thought their estate settled, it is now so uncertain they cannot build upon it1. The 'old Lord' here... "
Notes on the History of the Revels Office Under the Tudors - Page 75
by Edmund Kerchever Chambers - 1906 - 80 pages
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Government Regulation of the Elizabethan Drama

Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve - English drama - 1908 - 259 pages
...August 8, when Cobham became Chamberlain the dramatist complains that " the players are piteously persecuted by the Lord Mayor and the Aldermen ; and,...however in their old Lord's time they thought their state settled, it is now so uncertain they cannot build upon it." The "old Lord" seems to refer to...
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The Cambridge History of English Literature: The drama to 1642

Sir Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller - English literature - 1910
...part u, p. 180; Acts, vol. zvm, pp. 214 5; Collier, vol. I,, pp. 2757. The Crisis of 1597 385 the players . . . are piteonsly persecuted by the...settled, it is now so uncertain they cannot build upon it1. The 'old Lord' here referred to was lord Hunsdon, lord chamberlain, a staunch supporter of the...
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Shakespeare the Actor and the Purposes of Playing

Meredith Anne Skura - Drama - 1994 - 325 pages
...fear when their patron died in 1596. Thomas Nashe wrote to his friend that the players "are piteously persecuted by the Lord Mayor and the Aldermen; and...settled, it is now so uncertain they cannot build upon it."84 Ten years later when Sir Bounteous in Middleton's Mad World is told "there are certain players...
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Shakespeare: The Evidence: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Man and His Work

Ian Wilson - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 512 pages
...hopes of writing 'for the stage and for the press', Nashe went on: now the players ... are piteously persecuted by the L[ord] Mayor and the aldermen, and however in their old Lord's time [ie Lord Chamberlain Hunsdon's] they thought their state settled, it is now so uncertain they cannot...
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The Cambridge History of English Literature

A. W. Ward, A. R. Waller - English literature - 1969 - 409 pages
...p. 168. * Ibid. pp. 164 6. Cf. as to this brawl, ante, chsp. x. the players . . . are piteously persecuted by the Lord Mayor and the Aldermen; and...settled, it is now so uncertain they cannot build upon it1. The 'old Lord' here referred to was lord Hunsdon, lord chamberlain, a staunch supporter of the...
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