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acted at Court actors Admiral's company Apology appeared April August Barnstaple Bath Beeston's Boys Blackfriars Bristol Canterbury Chalmers Chapel Children Christmas Christopher Beeston Collier company of players COURT PERFORMANCES Coventry Cunningham Curtain Diary doubt Dover Drama Duke Dutton Earl of Worcester's Edward Alleyn Elizabeth's company entry evidence Ferdinando Stanley Fleay Fleay's given a reward Gloucester Greg Henry Henslowe Henslowe's Ibid Ipswich James Jeffes John Hemings July June King King's company Lady Elizabeth's Leicester licence London company Lord Admiral's Lord Chamberlain Lord Hunsdon Lord Strange's Maidstone Malone by Boswell March March 30 Marlborough Mayor mentioned night Norwich Nottingham Oxford pany Patron patronage Paul's boys Pembroke's plague Prince Princess Elizabeth's Privy Council probably PROVINCIAL VISITS Queen's company Queen's players Queen's Revels Red Bull Revels company Richard Robert Sebastian Westcott seems Sept Shrewsbury Stage Strange-Chamberlain's theatre Thomas town vnto Whitehall William Worcester's company
Page 60 - 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" A small quarto, containing 64 leaves, A to Q in fours.
Page 64 - Yes, trust them not: for there is an upstart crow beautified with our feathers, that with his tiger's heart, wrapt in a player's hide, supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you; and being an absolute Johannes factotum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene in a country.
Page 150 - Gowry,' with all the action and actors, hath been twice represented by the King's Players, with exceeding concourse of all sorts of people ; but whether the matter or manner be not well handled, or that it be thought unfit that Princes should be played on the stage in their lifetime, I hear that some great Councellors are much displeased with it, and so 'tis thought shall be forbidden.
Page 99 - O, pardon! since a crooked figure may Attest in little place a million; And let us, ciphers to this great accompt, On your imaginary forces work.
Page 60 - The true Tragedie of Richard Duke of Yorke, and the death of good King Henrie the Sixt, with the whole contention betweene the two Houses Lancaster and Yorke, as it was sundrie times acted by the Right Honourable the Earle of Pembrooke his seruants.
Page 99 - Like to the senators of the antique Rome, With the plebeians swarming at their heels, Go forth and fetch their conquering Caesar in : As, by a lower but loving likelihood, Were now the general of our gracious empress, As in good time he may, from Ireland coming, Bringing rebellion broached on his sword, How many would the peaceful city quit, To welcome him I much more, and much more cause, Did they this Harry.
Page 99 - On this unworthy scaffold to bring forth So great an object : Can this cockpit hold The vasty fields of France ? or may we cram Within this wooden 0, the very casques, That did affright the air at Agincourt...
Page 171 - ... em loose again. Afterwards, in Oliver's time, they used to act privately, three or four miles or more out of town, now here, now there; sometimes in noblemen's houses, in particular Holland House at Kensington, where the nobility and gentry who met (but in no great numbers) used to make a sum for them, each giving a broad piece, or the like.
Page 171 - Robinson was killed at the taking of a place (I think Basing House) by Harrison, he that was after hanged at Charing Cross : who refused him quarter, and shot him in the head when he had laid down his arms ; abusing Scripture at the same time, in saying "Cursed is he that doeth the work of the Lord negligently...