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A Genealogical History of the Dormant: Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct ... - Page 137
by Sir Bernard Burke - 1866 - 636 pages
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Bishop Burnet's history of his own time

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1833
...opposed by the court : it was said, the players were the king's servants, and a part of his pleasure. Coventry asked, whether did the king's pleasure lie among the men or the women that acted ? This was carried with great indignation to the court. It was said, this was the first time that the...
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The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and Other ...

Thomas Allen - London (England) - 1839
...answer to an assertion that ' the players were the king's servants, and a part of his pleasure,' ' whether did the king's pleasure lie among the men or the women actors.'t This having been reported in the court, the king ordered some of the guards to way-lay the...
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Bishop Burnet's history of his own time: from the restoration of Charles II ...

Gilbert Burnet - History - 1850 - 949 pages
...opposed by the court : it was said, the players were the king's servants, and a part of his pleasure. Coventry asked, whether did the king's pleasure lie among the men or the women that acted ? This was carried with great indignation to the court. It was said, this was the first time that the...
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Romance of London: strange stories, scenes and persons, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1865
...players, it was said (by Sir John Birkenhead), were the King's servants, and a part of his pleasure. Coventry asked, " Whether did the King's pleasure lie among the men or the women that acted ? " — perhaps recollecting more particularly the King's visit to Moll Davis, in Suffolk Street, where...
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An Anecdotal History of the British Parliament: From the Earliest Periods to ...

George Henry Jennings - GREAT BRITAIN. PARLIAMENT - 1881 - 530 pages
...players, who, it was urged by the court party, were the King's servants and a part of his pleasure, Coventry asked whether did the King's pleasure lie among the men or the women that acted ? This was carried with great indignation to the court. Charles accordingly sent some of the guards...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 31

1845
..." for the players," it was said, " were the king's servants, and a part of his pleasure." Whereupon Sir John Coventry asked, " Whether did the king's pleasure lie among the men or the vromen that acted ?" This was carried, with great indignation, to the court ; and the king, it is said,...
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Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 12

Sir Leslie Stephen - Great Britain - 1887
...the government proposed in parliament to levy a tax on playhouses, and in the course of the debate Coventry asked ' whether did the king's pleasure lie among the men or the women that acted ? ' The allusion was obviously intended to apply to Nell Gwyn and Moll Davies. The king's friends expressed...
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Lincoln's Inn Fields and the Localities Adjacent : Their Historical and ...

Charles William Heckethorn - Lincoln's Inn Fields (London, England) - 1896 - 241 pages
...inquired, in answer to an assertion that the players were the King's servants, and a part of his pleasure, "whether did the King's pleasure lie among the men or the women actors ?" he thinking, no doubt, of the King's visits to Moll Davis, for whom he had furnished a house...
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Burnet's History of My Own Time: A New Edition, Based on that of M. J. Routh ...

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1897
...opposed by the court : it was said the players were the king's servants, and a part of his pleasure. Coventry asked, whether did the king's pleasure lie among the men or the women that acted ? This was carried with great indignation to the court. It was said this was the first time that the...
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The Story of Charing Cross and Its Immediate Neighbourhood

J. Holden Macmichael - Charing Cross (London, England) - 1906 - 344 pages
...playhouses. In the course of the debate Sir John Coventry, commenting on the King's licentiousness, asked " Whether did the King's pleasure lie among the men or the women that acted?" The allusion was obviously intended to apply to Nell Gwynn and Moll Davis. The King's friends expressed...
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