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THE SUPPRESSION OF THE DRAMA DURING — Propriety ascertained in her Picture; or, E. THE PROTECTORATE AND COMMONWEALTH. Speech and Spelling, &c. 1787. 2 vols., 4to.
According to Collier the latest recorded infrac- E. Orthography Epitomized. London, 1790. 8vo.
option of the Acts (of 1642, 1647, and 1648) for the respondence between Geniuses of both Sexes.' [In reformed spelling. ] London, 1791-4. suppression of plays occurred at Witney, in Ox8 vols., 12mo.
fordshire, when Mucedorus' was acted by stroll- Minniature of Inglish Orthography. 1795. 8vo. ing players on Feb. 3, 1653/4. The performance Elstob, Elizabeth. Rudiments of G. for the E. Saxon Tongue. London, 1715. 4to.
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actors rehearsing & comedy; and there is also a Essay upon the Harmony of Language......to Illustrate similar story in Mercurius Fumigosus, Feb. 7-14, that of the E. Language. 1774. 8vo. Explanatory Treatise on the Subjunctive Mode. 1834. |
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Forneworth, R, The Pure Language of the Spirit of who had monies paid their five sbillings apeece, those Truth; or, Thee and Thou, &c. Defence of Quaker who had none to satisfie their forfeits, did leave their Idiom.] 1656. 8vo.
Cloaks behind them, the Tragedy of the Actors and tho Free, Dr. John. Essay towards an History of the E. Spectators was the Comedy of the Soldiers. There was Tongue. London, 1749, 1773, 1788. 8vo.
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a new Faire of Hoods of Aprons and of Scarfs all which may add, did the Rev. Charles Kingsley in his their poverty being made known and after some check otherwise admirable Hypatia.' So in this freefor their Trespasse, were civilly again restored to the dom with history at different Christian epochs owners,"— Weekly Intelligencer, Sept. 11-18. " Letter from Newcastle upon Tine, Jan. 10.--I here
Wiseman and Kingsley must be admitted to have Bend you a piece of exemplary justice which as it gets a erred together. copy to other Majestrates of this Nation, so also cannot 2. Mr. White (p. 9) also mentions that old St. be unfitly thought communicable to you. On the 28 of Pancras Churchyard-which has, unhappily, been, December, a cluster of lewd fellowes, adventuring to act a Comedy within the precincts and bounds of this Town; |
! at least in part, desecrated by a railway line, the daring as it were authority, and outfacing justice; our then biscop of London ang
then Bishop of London and the then Archbisbop of vigilant magistrates hearing of it, resolved to get a boun Canterbury having given their sanction, the result dary to their sinful courses and clip the harvest of their being Act of Parliament powers for the desecration hopes; concluding such enormities, the proper nurseries
-holds (or held) the ashes of Jeremy Collier (a of impiety; and therefore they repair to the place, where having begun, Alderman Robert Johnson, Mr. Sheriff,
purifier of the stage); of Mary Wollstonecraft, and divere godly men step in to see their sport, but their afterwards wife of Godwin, author of 'Political sudden approach often changed the scene, both of their Justice,' and mother of Mrs. Shelley; of the play and countenances, so that the interlude proving Corsican patriot General Paoli (for whom vide ominous, boded no less than a Tragedy to the Actors; turn- | Life of Lord Minto,' by Nina, Countess of ing the play into a Tragi-Comedy; after they had done they were apprehended and examined before the Mayor and
Minto), and other distinguished persons. I other Justices of the Peace, and found guilty of being I heard many years ago from a lady of my own common players of Interludes according to a statuto family, who was born and baptized (as many made in the reign of Queen Elizabeth, and according other members of my family have been) in St. to Law adjudged to be whipt. which accordingly I Panoraa that old St Pancroa wa was performed on the publick Market-place, where a great confluence of people thronged to see them act
church in England where the Latin Mass was said the last part of their play, their robes of honour hanging
after the Reformation. I have always doubted, in publick view,
and still doubt, this local tradition. If any of your " Therefore let the Nation know their names and more learned readers can on this point either inform habit
tions, that all that have converse with them mayor correct me, I shall be obliged. My present imlook upon them to be such as the law of the land hath concluded them to be, Rogues and Vagabonds, as fol.
I pression is that (as Mr. White states p. 9 and pp.
44-7) St. Pancras's graveyard in London was & John Blaiklock of Jesmond,
favourite place of sepulture since the Reformation John Blaiklock of Jesmond his son, both Papists. for Roman Catholics dying in London, since James Moorhead of Newcastle.
mortuary masses for such persons were of charity Edward Liddel of Jesmond, a Papist. James Edwards of Usebourn,
celebrated in the other church of St. Pancras in Thomas Rawkstraw of Newcastle.
Rome itself. Mr. White adds that there are seven Richard Byerly of Usebourn.
churches of St. Pancras in England, one in France, All whipt in Newcastle for Rogues and Vagabondg." one in Germany (at Giessen, in Hesse Darmstadt), The Publick Intelligencer, Jan. 14-21, 1655/6.
and several in Italy, including the notable San C. H. FIRTH. Pancrazio in Rome.
3. Mr. White states (p. 11) that St. Pancras ST. PANCRAS AND SYNNADA.
" was born C. A.D. 293 at Syonada, in Phrygia, & 1. A good popular lecture on St. Pancras. The place famous for its beautiful marble quarries,” Boy Martyr under Diocletian,' was delivered (and and possibly visited by St. Paul. The magnificent afterwards published) by the Rev. Edward White, red or purple marble of Synnada (cf. the Italian minister of St. Paul's Chapel, Hawley Road, Kentish marble pavonazzo) is mentioned by Claudian, ed. Town Road, in North London (J. Nisbet & Co., | Jeep, vol. i. p. 197, 'In Eutrop.,' lib. ii. (xx.) :Bemers Street; Warren, Hall & Co., Camden Dives equie, felix pecori pretiogaque picto Town, 1856). Opposite the title-page, by special Marmore, purpureis cædunt quod Syonada venis. permission of the vestry of St. Pancras, is figured | Of. also Strabo (p. 577), apud Jeep, who greatly "St. Pancras trampling upon Roman superstition." extols to datólov Evvvadıkoû lidov. The young saint is in the civil garb of a Roman
H. DE B. H. citizen, with shaven head and circular nimbus over it (with no cross inside the aureole), holding in his CARDINAL QUIGNON'S BREVIARY. (See 6th S. right hand the palm of martyrdom. He crushes a xii. 18.)—Besides the editions named inN. & Q.' figure symbolizing Paganism. Mr. White men and those spoken of in my reprint of the first text tions in his preface that the now deceased Cardinal of this breviary (Cambridge University Press, Wiseman, in his religious romance about the Dio- 1888), there is an edition, hitherto undescribed, cletian persecution of the Church, introduces a published at Lyons in 1536 by Vincentius de Porcharacter “Pancratius," adding justly that for tonariis. I came across a copy in the Bibliothèque literary purposes the cardinal took considerable de la Ville at Lyons during a visit there in April liberties with the actual tradition. So, in fact, I last. The title is, ‘Breviarium Romanum nuper