Archaeologia Cambrensis

W. Pickering, 1860

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Seite 250 - IMPRINTED AT LONDON by the Deputies of Christopher Barker, Printer to the Queenes most excellent Maiestie, 1599.
Seite 164 - Romanes vetus Comedia. For representing it, they raise an earthen amphitheatre in some open field, having the Diameter of his enclosed playne some 40 or 50 foot. The Country people flock from all sides, many miles off to hear and see it ; for they have therein devils and devices, to delight as well the eye as the...
Seite 164 - ... was accordingly lessoned beforehand by the Ordinary that he must say after him. His turn came. Quoth the Ordinary, ' Goe forth, man, and show thyself.
Seite 118 - He was the greatest of our knaves in the period in which he lived ; the most dreaded oppressor in his neighbourhood, and a true sycophant ; for a common address of his letters to his patron was, " 0 Lord, in thee do I put my trust ". Of Huett little is known but that he graduated from Corpus Christ!
Seite 200 - When they, beginning at the south, had made themselves masters of the greatest part of the island, it happened, that the nation of the Picts, from Scythia, as is reported, putting to sea, in a few long ships, were driven by the winds beyond the shores of Britain...
Seite 164 - ... the players conne not their parts without booke, but are prompted by one called the Ordinary, who followeth at their back with the booke in his hand, and telleth them softly what they must pronounce aloud.
Seite 164 - Ascension, but he does not clearly show how this was done. " These extracts will allow us to figure to ourselves the scene and the performance of Cornish Mystery-plays : the bare granite plain of St. Just, in view of Cape Cornwall, and of the transparent sea which beats against that magnificent headland, would be a fit theatre for the exhibition of what in those days of simplicity would appear a serious presentation of the great History of the Creation, the Fall, and the Redemption of Man, however...
Seite 89 - Clifford, and during the many subsequent years of the same reign, enjoying the full confidence of the crown. At the coronation of Queen Eleanor, consort of King Henry, he claimed with the other baronsmarchers, as Ju» Marcha, to carry the canopy, which belonged to the barons of the Cinque Ports.
Seite 200 - Annonça, possessed themselves of the southern parts thereof. When they, beginning at the south, had made themselves masters of the greatest part of the island, it happened, that the nation of the Picts...
Seite 234 - Also be it enacted by the authority aforesaid that all Justices commissioners sheriffs coroners escheators stewards and their Lieutenants and all other officers and ministers of the law shall proclaim and keep the Sessions Courts, Hundreds, Leets, Sheriffs Courts, and all other Courts in the English tongue...

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