The Eastern Counties Collectanea, Ed. by J. L'Estrange

The Eastern Counties Collectanea, Ed. by J. L'Estrange

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ... which pinches so much the more in these times of scarcity and dearth and we tendering the good and welfare of your city in particular have thought good hereby to authorize and require you not to suffer any companies of players, tumblers or the like 6ort of persons to act any plays or to shew or exercise any other feats and devices within that city or the liberty of the same until you shall receive further order from this Board. So we bid you very heartily farewell. From Whitehall 27 May 1623. Your very loving friends Midlesex, Mandeville, Arttndell and Surey. G. Cant. F. Edmonds. Jull Cesar. Liber Ruber Civitatis, fo. 33. Mr. Mayor, "Whereas I am informed by your worthy Burgesses for Parliament that your city of Norwich is much offended and molested with players, to the prejudice of your manufactures and the disturbance of the peace; These are therefore, in his Majesty's name, to charge and require all players within your said city, upon sight hereof, to forbear playing, and to depart your city in convenient time; and, in case of disobedience, to give you the Mayor, and other officers full power and authority to punish the foresaid players or any of them so offending, and them, or any of them, to commit to ward until they, or any of them, shall conform to this my warrant; and likewise to take from the said players or any of them, any licence they, or any of them, shall produce in that behalf. Dated this 15th of March 1640. Henry Herbert. To the Mayor and the other officers of the City of Norwich or to any of them. Lib. Rub. Civ., fo. 42 dorso. THE NOKFOLK GARLAND. Under this title, Mr. John Glyde, Jun., of Ipswich, the editor of the New Suffolk Garland, has put forth a comely octavo volume of 400 pages well printed on toned paper. With much...show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236622359
  • 9781236622358