William Shakspere: A Biography

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C. Knight and Company, 1843 - 542 pages
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Contents

Ornamental Headpiece 3 5 Village of Wilmecote
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Cloptons Bridge 13 8 Facsimile of autographs to Corporation Deed
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THE REGISTER
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Faesimile of baptismal register of W Shakspere 25 13 Room in the house in Henley Street
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John Shaksperes House in Henley Street 33 18 Chapel of the Guild and Grammar School street
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Village of Aston Cantlow 50 21 The Fair
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Boundary Elm Stratford 61 25 Clopton House
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KENILWORTH
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Bidford 198 77 Fulbrooke
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Bidford Crabtree 201 78 Hampton Lucy Church
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Bidford Grange 204 79 Daisy Hill
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Charlcote Church 205 80 Ingon Hill
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Deer Barn Fulbrooke 208 81 Snitterfield
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Charlcote House from the Avenue 209 82 Map of the Neighbourhood of Stratford
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Note on the Shaksperian Localities
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SOLITARY HOURS
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Chimneypiece in Gatehouse at Kenilworth 76 31 Earl of Leicester
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Gascoigne 81 l 33 Entrance to the Hall
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PAGEANTS Page Page
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Coventry Cross 91 36 Ancient Gate of Coventry 1842
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Note on the Coventry Pageants
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HOME
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Stratford Church and Mill From a Drawing of the 39 The Fireside Kitchen of House in Henley Street
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beginning of the last Century 103 40 Stratford ChurchWest End
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Note on the alleged Poverty of John Shakspere
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Note on the School Life of William Shakspere
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CHAPTER X THE PLAYERS AT STRATFORD
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The Bailiffs Play 121 44 Thomas Sackville 144
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Essex House 405 146 Earl of Essex
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Note on Sidneys Defence of Poesy
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LIVING IN THE PAST
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Edinburgh in the Seventeenth Century 415 155 Linlithgow
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Perth and Vicinity 423 156 Stirling
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Dunsinane 426 157 Falkland
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Glamis Castle 427 158 Aberdeen
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James the Sixth of Scotland and First of England 445 159 Berwick
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Carlisle 449 160 Alnwick Castle
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Guys Cliff in the 17th Century 146 49 Ancient Statue of Guy at Guys Cliff
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YORK AND LANCASTER
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Interior of the Temple Church 463 168 Funeral of Queen Elizabeth
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Autograph of William Combe 464 169 William Herbert Earl of Pembroke
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Ditto of John Combe 464 170 Philip Herbert Earl of Montgomery
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Facsimile of Conveyance 464 171 Wolseys Hall Hampton Court
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Harefield 466 172 BanquetingHouse Whitehall
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St Marys Hall Interior 161 57 St Marys Hall Street Front
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RUINS NOT OF TIME
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3 Old Houses Evesham
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Evesham Ancient Gateway 179 64 Bengeworth Church seen through the Arch of the 62 Parish Churches Evesham 181 Bell Tower
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Welford Church 188 74 Charlcote House from the Avon
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Great Hillborough 195 75 House in Charlcote Village
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Note on the Patent to the Company acting at the Globe Page
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Marl Cliffs near Bidford 197 76 Charlcote House from the Garden
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Hampton Lucy From Road near Alveston 233 89 Spenser
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Meadows near Welford 237 90 Below Charlcote
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Near Alveston 243 91 Near Alveston
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Old Church of Hampton Lucy 244 92 Near Ludington
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Worcester 258 99 Pershore
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1 Palace of Woodstock 277 106 Christchurch in the sixteenth Century
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BOOK II
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THE COURT AT GREENWICH
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THE MIGHTY HEART
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Funeral of Sidney 334 120 Procession to St Pauls
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Camp at Tilbury 338 123 Spenser
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THE GLOBE
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The Globe Theatre 367 132 Seal and Autograph of Susanna Hall
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The Falcon Tavern 379 140 John Donne
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REST
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The Garden of New Place 477 178 Signature of Dr Hall
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Monument of Sir Thomas Lucy 486 179 House in the High Street Stratford
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The College 489 180 Bishopton Chapel
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Ancient Hall in the College 490 181 Footbridge above the Mill
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Facsimile of entry in Parish Register of the Mar 182 Stratford Church
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Note on the copy of a Letter signed H S preserved at Bridgewater House
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Note on New Place
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GLIMPSES OF LONDON
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The Bear Garden 504 189 Thomas Heywood
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Edward Alleyn 506 190 Francis Beaumont
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William Drummond 508 191 Philip Massinger
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William Alexander Earl of Stirling 509 192 Nathaniel Field
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Thomas Dekker 512 193 Thomas Middleton
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Note on the Conveyance to Shakspere in 1613
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Chancel of Stratford Church 520 201 Facsimile of entry in ParishRegister of the burial 195 Monument of John Combe 526 of Anne Shakspe...
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Weston Church 528 203 Ditto of the burial of Judith Quiney
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Signature of Thomas Quiney 529 206 Shakspere from Roubiliacs Monument
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Table of Plays
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Note on the Portraits of Shakspere
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