Extracts from the Accounts of the Revels at Court, in the Reigns of Queen Elizabeth and King James I: From the Original Office Books of the Masters and Yeomen

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Shakespeare Society, 1842 - England - 228 pages

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Page 220 - was seen afarre off the prospect of Windsor Castell, the famous seat of the most Honourable Order of the Garter."
Page 221 - Pedantiusl and the Oxford Bellum Grammaffcale? or, to speake of a London Comedie, how much good matter, yea and matter of state, is there in that Comedie cald the play ; of the Cards, in which it is showed how foure Parasiticall knaues robbe the foure principal!
Page xxiv - Whitehall the 12th of March 1636. Pembroke and Montgomery. To Sr William Uvedale Kn1. Trser of His Mats Chamber. [From the Original.] Playes acted before the Kinge and Queene this present yeare of the Lord 1636. 1. Easter munday at the Cockpitt the firste parte of Arviragus.* • 2.
Page 36 - Feuillerat's Revels, pp. 175-176. The items are: "ij speares for the play of Cariclia; An Awlter for theagines: To Robert Baker for drawing of patternes for the playe of fortune & altering the same.
Page 152 - A History of the Duke of Millayn and the Marques of Mantua shewed at Whitehall on St. Stephens daie at nighte enacted by the Lord Chamberlaynes...
Page 224 - Tu Quoque or the Cittie Gallant, as it hath beene divers times acted by the Queenes Maiesties servants. Written by Jo. Cooke, Gent. (Printed at London for John Trundle. 1614...
Page viii - The Accompte of the Money Expended by Sir David Murray Kt as Reaper of the Privie Purse to the late Noble Prynce Henry, Prynce of Wales, from the first of October 1610 to the sixth of November 1612 (the daye of the decease of the said Prynce) as lykewise for certaine paymentes made after the deathe of the saide Prynce in the monethes of November and December 1612.
Page 145 - For a hoope and blewe Lynnen cloth to mend the clowde that was Borrowed and cut to serve the rock in the plaie of the burnyng Knight and for the hire therof and setting upp the same where it was borowed ; x8.
Page xxvii - Imprests. The extracts that follow are derived from the original Office Books of the Treasurers of the Chamber during a part of the reign of Queen Elizabeth. It is to be regretted that the set is very incomplete...
Page xl - March last past at twenty nobles a play xiij". vj8. viijd. To John Heminges for himselfe and his fellowes upon a Warrant dated 1 June 1612 for presenting vj severall Playes before his Mat? viz one upon the laste of October one upon the first of November the fields at Hoxton that Ben Jonson killed in a duel Gabriel Spenser, the player. I find entries of several payments made to this Henry Reynolds in the accounts of the Treasurer of the Chambers. I believe him to be the Henry Reynolds to whom Drayton...