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" 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,  "
A Genealogical History of the Dormant: Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct ... - Page 137
by Sir Bernard Burke - 1866 - 636 pages
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Rival Sultanas: Nell Gwyn, Louise de Kéroualle, and Hortense Mancini

Hugh Noel Williams - Great Britain - 1915 - 376 pages
...did not fail to take advantage of the opening thus afforded him, and inquired, with much gravity, " whether did the King's pleasure lie among the men or the women that acted ? " This impertinent allusion to the Sovereign's amours was reported to his Majesty, and " it was said...
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Culture and Society in the Stuart Restoration: Literature, Drama, History

Gerald MacLean - History - 1995 - 292 pages
...conversation with Killigrew.) When Sir John Coventry proposed a tax on playhouses and asked, in the Commons, "whether did the king's pleasure lie among the men or the women that acted," the king (already the father of ten acknowledged bastards by five different mothers) grew concerned...
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Libertines and Radicals in Early Modern London: Sexuality, Politics and ...

James Turner, Professor of English James Grantham Turner, Turner James Grantham - History - 2002 - 343 pages
...pleasure', consequently exempt from jurisdiction and taxation; when Coventry then asked in the Commons 'whether did the king's pleasure lie among the men or the women that acted', the king (already the father of ten acknowledged bastards byfive different mothers) grew furious at...
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Lives of the Most Remarkable Criminals: Who Have Been Condemned and Executed ...

Arthur Lawrence Hayward - History - 2002 - 640 pages
...them. 1 Sir John Coventry, MP for Weymouth, in the course of a debate on a proposed levy on playhouses, asked " whether did the king's pleasure lie among the men or the women that a&ed ? " This open allusion to Charles's relations with Nell Gwynn and Moll Davies enraged the Court...
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The Cambridge Introduction to English Theatre, 1660-1900

Peter Thomson - Drama - 2006 - 310 pages
...and a part of his pleasure'. Coventry, an independently minded Catholic, asked the House of Commons 'whether did the king's pleasure lie among the men or the women that acted'. That night, evidently on Charles's orders, Coventry was ambushed by twenty- five of the Duke of Monmouth's...
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Collins's Peerage of England; Genealogical, Biographical, and ..., Volume 3

Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges - Nobility - 1812
..." The players were the King'* servants, and a part of his pleasure." Whereupon Sir John Cor ventry 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...
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