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" Sir Thomas Middleton, grocer, and mayor in 1613," says Herbert, in his History of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of London, " was nearly the first who attempted an emblematical and scenic representation of his company, in a water spectacle, consisting... "
The Works of Thomas Middleton - Page 239
by Thomas Middleton, William Rowley, Thomas Dekker, Philip Massinger, John Fletcher, Ben Jonson - 1886
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The history of the twelve great livery companies of London: principally ...

William Herbert - Travel - 1834 - 683 pages
...latter were, of course, ascribed to the new lord mayor. Sir Thomas Middleton, grocer, and mayor in 1613, was nearly the first who attempted an emblematical...had contributed so much to enlarge the sphere of the grocers' trade. The lord mayors' shows from the above period until 1708, when this species of pageantiy...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1834
...recited complimentary verses. But, in 1613, Sir Thomas Middleton, grocer and mayor, for the first time " Attempted an emblematical and scenic representation...had contributed so much to enlarge the sphere of the grocers' trade." But these extravagant pageantries terminated in 1708, and the whole of the splendour...
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The works of Thomas Middleton, now first collected

Thomas Middleton, William Rowley, Thomas Dekker, Alexander Dyce - 1840
...Truth, in a garment of flamecoloured silk, with a bright hair on his head, from ' the river, ike. ] " Sir Thomas Middleton, grocer, and mayor in 1613,"...had contributed so much to enlarge the sphere of the grocers' trade." vol. i. p. 200. d stand] Old eds. "stands." * See Herbert's work, vol. i. pp. 93,...
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The works of Thomas Middleton, now first collected

Thomas Middleton, William Rowley, Thomas Dekker, Alexander Dyce - Drama - 1840
...Middleton, grocer, and mayor in 1613," f-'-1ys Herbert, in his History of the Twelve Great Livery Companict of London, " was nearly the first who attempted an...Company's forts, and whose adventures had contributed to much to enlarge the sphere of the grocers' trade." vol. i. p. 200. i .../,../' | Old eds....
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Lord Mayors' Pageants: History of Lord Mayors' pageants

Frederick William Fairholt, Thomas Dekker, Thomas Heywood, Thomas Jordan, John Tatham - Pageants - 1843
..."upon whose crystal bosom stand five islands, artfully garnished with all manner of Indian fruit-trees, drugges, spiceries, and the like; the middle island having a faire castle especially beautified," which was allusive to the Grocers' Company, their East Indian trade, and newly established forts there....
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 24

Periodicals - 1844
...water spectacles, one is mentioned in which the Grocers' company was emblematically represented by "five islands, artfully garnished with all manner...having a faire castle especially beautified." The company to which the new lord mayor belonged, always furnished, at its own cost, the scenic representations...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads and Popular Literature of the ..., Volume 10

Percy Society - English literature - 1844
..."upon whose crystal bosom stand five islands, artfully garnished with all manner of Indian fruit-trees, drugges, spiceries, and the like ; the middle island having a faire castle especially beautified," which was allusive to the Grocers' Company, their East Indian trade, and newly established forts there....
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English pageantry: an historical outline

Robert Withington - Pageants - 1920
...fol. 129. 2 See Herbert i, p. 200 (quoted by Dyce and Bullen) who says that Sir Thomas Middleton " was nearly the first who attempted an emblematical...beautified ': the latter probably allusive to the newly established East India Company's forts, and whose adventures had contributed so much to enlarge...
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London's Thames: The River That Shaped a City and Its History

Gavin Weightman - History - 2004 - 150 pages
...decked them out lavishly. One seventeenth-century procession included five islands created on the river 'artfully garnished with all manner of Indian fruit...island having a faire castle especially beautified'. 34 The Lord Mayor's Show continued on the river until 1856, by which time the stench of sewage was...
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Once a Week, Volume 11

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - History - 1864
...mayor elect. In the water spectacle of Sir ThomasMiddletou, grocer, in 1613, the pageant consisted of " five islands, artfully garnished with all manner...the middle island having a faire castle especially beautiful," in allusion to the forts of the newly-established East India Company, which. gave an immense...
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