Law Sports at Gray's Inn (1594): Including Shakespeare's Connection with the Inn's of Court, the Origin of the Capias Utlegatum Re Coke and Bacon, Francis Bacon's Connection with Warwickshire, Together with a Reprint of the Gesta Grayorum (Google eBook)

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The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., 1921 - Biography & Autobiography - 276 pages
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Legal Aspects of the Lives and Works of Shakespeare and Bacon This interesting volume examines legal aspects of the lives and writings of Shakespeare and Bacon. Includes the text of the hard-to-find Gesta Grayorum, which is attributed in part to Bacon. Brown also describes the origin of the Capias Utlegatum insult offered to Bacon by Queen Elizabeth's attorney general, Sir Edward Coke. CONTENTS Introduction Shakespeare's Connection With the Inns of Court Shakespeare's Plays Controlled by Bacon's Friends Why Queen Elizabeth Neglected Bacon - That Capias Utlegatum Origin of "Capias Utlegatum' Insult Offered to Bacon by Queen Elizabeth's Attorney-General, Sir Edward Coke Francis Bacon's Connection With Warwickshire and the Forest of Arden Bacon's Connection With the Burbage's You Would Pluck Out the Heart of My Mystery Shakespeare's Lodgings in Silver Street Bacon's Warwickshire Kinsmen and the Underhill's Was Anne Cecil the Prototype of Helena in "All's Well" Appendix A- History of the Manor and Ancient Barony of Castle Combe. Re Sir John Fastolf's Ward Appendix B- Edmund Tilney, Master of the Itevels Appendix C- List of Lands Owned by the Cooke's, Lords of Hartshill
  

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Contents

Introduction ixciv
Shakespeares Connection With the Inns of Court 125
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Shakespeares Plays Controlled by Bacons Friends 2634
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Why Queen Elizabeth Neglected BaconThat Capias TJtlegatum 34
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Francis Bacons Connection With Warwickshire and the Forest
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Bacons Connection With the Burbages 79119
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You Would Pluck Out the Heart of My Mystery 120150
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Shakespeares Lodgings in Silver Street 151155
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Was Anne Cecil the Prototype of Helena in Alls Well 162168
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Appendix A
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Appendix B
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Appendix C
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Page i - He had, by a misfortune common enough to young fellows, fallen into ill company, and, amongst them, some that made a frequent practice of deer-stealing engaged him more than once in robbing a park that belonged to Sir Thomas Lucy, of Charlcote, near Stratford.
Page i - For this he was prosecuted by that gentleman, as he thought, somewhat too severely ; and in order to revenge that ill usage, he made a ballad upon him. And though this, probably the first essay of his poetry, be lost, yet it is said to have been so very bitter, that it redoubled the prosecution against him to that degree, that he was obliged to leave his business and family in Warwickshire, for some time, and shelter himself in London.

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