A Dictionary of Old English Plays, Existing Either in Print Or in Manuscript, from the Earliest Times to the Close of the Seventeenth Century: Including Also Notices of Latin Plays Written by English Authors During the Same Period
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Page 59 - The First part of the Contention betwixt the two famous Houses of Yorke and Lancaster, with the death of the good Duke Humphrey: And the banishment and death of the Duke of Suffolke, and the Tragicall end of the proud Cardinall of Winchester, with the notable Rebellion of lacke Cade : And the Duke of Yorkes first claime vnto the Crowne.
Page 270 - The | Whole Contention | betweene the two Famous | Houses, LANCASTER and | YORKE. | With the Tragicall ends of the good Duke Humfrey, Richard Duke of Yorke, | and King Henrie the \ sixt. \ Diuided into two Parts: And newly corrected and | enlarged. Written by William Shakespeare, Gent. | Printed at LONDON, for TP...
Page 11 - The King's players had a new play, called All is True, representing some principal pieces of the reign of Henry VIII, which was set forth with many extraordinary circumstances of pomp and majesty, even to the matting of the stage; the Knights of the Order with their Georges and garters, the Guards with their embroidered coats, and the like: sufficient in truth within a while to make greatness very familiar, if not ridiculous.
Page 11 - This was the fatal period of that virtuous fabric, wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw, and a few forsaken cloaks ; only one man had his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broiled him, if he had not by the benefit of a provident wit put it out with bottle ale.
Page 142 - M. William Shake-speare, His True Chronicle History of the life and death of King Lear, and his three Daughters.
Page 11 - King Henry, making a masque at the Cardinal Wolsey's house, and certain cannons being shot off at his entry, some of the paper or other stuff wherewith one of them was stopped, did light on the thatch...
Page 22 - The Lamentable and True Tragedie of M. Arden, of Feversham, in Kent, WHO WAS MOST WICKEDLYE MURDERED, by the Means of his disloyall and wanton Wyfe, who for the love she bare to one Mosbie, hyred two desperat Ruffins, Blackwill and Shagbag, to kill him.
Page 179 - The New Inn : or the Light Heart, a Comedy. As it was never acted, but most negligently played by some, the King's servants ; and more squeamishly beheld and censured by others, the King's subjects.
Page 67 - A Cure for a Cuckold A Pleasant Comedy As it hath been several times Acted with great Applause. Written by John Webster and William Rowley.