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" Nashe, writing to a friend in 1596, complains that the players . . . are piteously persecuted by the Lord Mayor and the Aldermen; and however in their old Lord's time they thought their estate settled, it is now so uncertain they cannot build upon it.2... "
Notes on the History of the Revels Office Under the Tudors - Page 75
by Edmund Kerchever Chambers - 1906 - 80 pages
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Government Regulation of the Elizabethan Drama

Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve - English drama - 1908 - 259 pages
...— and apparently after August 8, when Cobham became Chamberlain — the dramatist complains that " the players are piteously persecuted by the Lord Mayor...however in their old Lord's time they thought their state settled, it is now so uncertain they cannot build upon it." The "old Lord" seems to refer to...
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The Cambridge History of English Literature: The drama to 1642

Sir Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller - English literature - 1910
...pp. 214 — 5; Collier, vol. I,, pp. 275—7. The Crisis of 1597 385 the players . . . are piteonsly persecuted by the Lord Mayor and the Aldermen ; and...settled, it is now so uncertain they cannot build upon it1. The 'old Lord' here referred to was lord Hunsdon, lord chamberlain, a staunch supporter of the...
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Shakespeare's Theater

Ashley Horace Thorndike - Theater - 1916 - 472 pages
...suppressed plays during the plague of 1596.* In the summer of that year a letter of Nash's complains, that "the players are piteously persecuted by the Lord Mayor and the Aldermen." 5 In November of the same year the inhabitants of Blackfriars petitioned the Privy Council against...
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Shakespeare the Actor and the Purposes of Playing

Meredith Anne Skura - Drama - 1994 - 325 pages
...Men themselves were put to fear when their patron died in 1596. Thomas Nashe wrote to his friend that the players "are piteously persecuted by the Lord...settled, it is now so uncertain they cannot build upon it."84 Ten years later when Sir Bounteous in Middleton's Mad World is told "there are certain players...
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Shakespeare: The Evidence: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Man and His Work

Ian Wilson - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 512 pages
...himself in, and of his frustrated hopes of writing 'for the stage and for the press', Nashe went on: now the players . . . are piteously persecuted by the...the aldermen, and however in their old Lord's time [ie Lord Chamberlain Hunsdon's] they thought their state settled, it is now so uncertain they cannot...
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Ungentle Shakespeare: Scenes from His Life

Katherine Duncan-Jones - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 322 pages
...for the stage and for the press, when now the players, as if they had writ another Christs Teares, are piteously persecuted by the Lord Mayor and the...however in their old Lord's time they thought their state settled, it is now so uncertain they cannot build upon it.20 ""had I wist" hopes': vain, mistaken...
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The Cambridge History of English Literature

A. W. Ward, A. R. Waller - English literature - 1969 - 409 pages
...Collections, part I, pp. 66, 67. * Ibid. p. 168. * Ibid. pp. 164 — 6. Cf. as to this brawl, ante, chsp. x. the players . . . are piteously persecuted by the...settled, it is now so uncertain they cannot build upon it1. The 'old Lord' here referred to was lord Hunsdon, lord chamberlain, a staunch supporter of the...
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