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'''Chrystmas, Twelftyde & Shrouetyde''' and making choyse 5 of plaies Anno R''egni'' R''egin''e Elizabeth''e'': '''xxvij<sup>o</sup> 1584
 
'''Chrystmas, Twelftyde & Shrouetyde''' and making choyse 5 of plaies Anno R''egni'' R''egin''e Elizabeth''e'': '''xxvij<sup>o</sup> 1584
 
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:'''The Charges''' of those times viz. betwene the laste daie of October 1584. Anno xxvj<sup>to</sup> Regni Regine Elizabeth''e'' and the <span style="color: white;">——</span style="color: white;"> of ffebruary .1584. Annoq''ue'' R''egni'' R''erin''e Elizabeth''e'' pred''cite'' xxvij<sup>o</sup> did rise aswell by meanes of attending making choyse, reforminge and altering of suche plaies Comodies maskes and inventions as ere prepared sett furth and presented before her ma''its''tie at the tymes aforesaid. ...
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:'''The Charges''' of those tymes viz. betwene the laste daie of October 1584. Anno xxvj<sup>to</sup> Regni Regine Elizabeth''e'' and the <span style="color: white;">——</span style="color: white;"> of ffebruary .1584. Annoq''ue'' R''egni'' R''egin''e Elizabeth''e'' pred''icte'' xxvij<sup>o</sup> did rise aswell by meanes of attending making choyse, reforminge and altering of suche plaies Comodies maskes and inventions as ere prepared sett furth and presented before her ma''ies''tie at the tymes aforesaid. ...
<blockquote>'''An Inuention called ffiue played in one''' presented and enacted before her ma''its''tie on Twelfe dame at nighte in the hall at Grenew''i''ch by her highness servaunt''es'' whereon was employed a greate cloth and a battlement of canvas and canvas for a well and a mount .xv ells of sarcenet .ix yard''es'' of sullen cloth of gold purple.</blockquote>
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<blockquote>'''An Inuention called ffiue playes in one''' presented and enacted before her ma''ies''tie on Twelfe daie at nighte in the hall at Grenew''i''ch by her highnes servaunt''es'' wheron was ymployed a greate cloth and a battlement of canvas and canvas for a well and a mounte .xv ells of sarcenet .ix yard''es'' of sullen cloth of gold purple.</blockquote>
 
 
  
 
==Theatrical Provenance==
 
==Theatrical Provenance==

Revision as of 12:34, 23 March 2012

Anon., presumed to be Richard Tarlton (1595)


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Chrystmas, Twelftyde & Shrouetyde and making choyse 5 of plaies Anno Regni Regine Elizabethe: xxvijo 1584

The Charges of those tymes viz. betwene the laste daie of October 1584. Anno xxvjto Regni Regine Elizabethe and the —— of ffebruary .1584. Annoque Regni Regine Elizabethe predicte xxvijo did rise aswell by meanes of attending making choyse, reforminge and altering of suche plaies Comodies maskes and inventions as ere prepared sett furth and presented before her maiestie at the tymes aforesaid. ...

An Inuention called ffiue playes in one presented and enacted before her maiestie on Twelfe daie at nighte in the hall at Grenewich by her highnes servauntes wheron was ymployed a greate cloth and a battlement of canvas and canvas for a well and a mounte .xv ells of sarcenet .ix yardes of sullen cloth of gold purple.

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