Byrd's (William), collection of “ Tenor

person to whom Shakspeare addressed
Psalmes, Sonets, and Songs, of Pietie,” his sonnets, disproved, ii. 61, 62. Ex-
&c. account of, i. 731.

amination of his conjectures respecting
Byron's (Lord), “ Siege of Corinth” illus the date of Romeo and Juliet, 357, 358.
trated, ii. 411.

Of Richard III. 370, 371. Of Rich-

ard II. 376. Of Henry IV. Parts I. and II.

379. Of the Merchant of Venice, 385.

Of Hamlet, 391. Of King John, 419.
Cæsar. See Julius Cæsar.

Of All's Well that Ends Well, 422, 423.
Caliban, remarks on the character of, ii. His opinion on the traditionary origin
506. 523. 525.

of the Merry Wives of Windsor con-
Camden (William), character of his “ An-

troverted, 435, 436. His conjecture on
nals," i. 477.

the date of Troilus and Cressida, 438.
Campbell's Pleasures of Hope," character Of Henry VIII. 442. Of Timon of
of, i. 599.

Athens, 444. Of Measure for Measure,
Campion (Thomas), critical notice of his

452. Of King Lear, 457. Of the
“ Observations on the Art of English Tempest, 500—503. Of Othello, 528.
Poesie," i. 468, 469.

Of Twelfth Night, 532, 533.
Canary Dance, account of, ii. 175.

Chapman (George), critical merits of as a
Candlemas-day, origin of the festival, i. poet, i. 607, 608. His tribute to the me-

138. Why called “ Wives' Feast Day," mory of the Earl of Southampton, ii.
ibid. Ceremonies for Candlemas-eve and 17. Estimate of his merits as a dramatic
day, 139, 140, 141.

poet, 569, 570.
Capel (Mr.), Erroneous notions of, con Characters, notice of writers of, in the age

cerning Shakspeare's marriage, i. 62. of Elizabeth, i. 509-511. Sketch of
His text of Shakspeare, one of the purest the public and private character of Queen
extant, ii. 48. note.

Elizabeth, ii. 146–151. and of James I.
Caps worn by the ladies, in the age of 151, 152. Of Shakspeare's drama, re-
Shakspeare, ii. 95.

marks on, ii. 545.
Carbuncle, imaginary virtues of, i. 396. Al Charlcott-House, the seat of Sir Thomas
lusions to it, ibid. 397-399.

Lucy, notice of, i. 402.
Cards, fashionable games of, in the age of Charms practised on Midsummer-Eve, i.

Shakspeare, ii. 169, 170. Were played in 331–333. On All-Hallow-Eve, 3414
the theatre by the audience before the -347. Supposed influence of, 362—
performance commenced, 217.

Carer (Richard), a minor poet of the age Chaucer, poetical description of May-day
of Shakspeare, i. 679.

by, i. 153. Illustration of his “ Assem-
Carew's “ Survey of Cornwall,” notice of, blie of Fooles," 379, 380, 381. Descrip-
i. 481.

tion of the carbuncle, 396. Alluded to,
Carols (Christmas), account of, i. 197— by Shakspeare, ii. 79. Allusions by

Chaucer to fairy mythology, 313. 317.
Carpenter (John), a minor poet of the age Chester (Robert), a minor poet, of the age
of Shakspeare, i. 679.

of Shakspeare, i. 679. Critical notice
Castiglione's “ Cortegiano" translated into of his “ Love's Martyr,” 728.
English, i. 453.

Chettle (Henry), a minor poet of the age
Chair of Shakspeare, purchased by Prin of Shakspeare, i. 679.
cess Czartoryskya, i. 22, 23.

Children, absurdity of frightening by super-
Chalkhill (John), critical notice of the stitious tales, i. 317. Notice of legen-

poems of, i. 605. 607. Singular beauty dary tales, of their being stolen or
of his pastorals, 606.

changed by fairies, ii. 325—327.
Chalmers (Mr.), probable conjecture of, on Chivalric Amusements of Shakspeare's age,

the authenticity of Shakspeare's will, i. described, i. 553-556.
15, 16. His hypothesis, concerning the Chivalry, influence of, on the poetry of the

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Elizabethan age, i. 596.

i. 596. Allusion to it, Cleaton (Ralph,, a clergyman), character by Shakspeare, ï. 79.

of, i. 92. Chopine or Venetian stilt, notice of, ii. 98. Cleopatra, remarks on the character, of, ii. Chrismale or Chrism-Cloth, account of, i. 493. 231.

Clergymen, anciently styled Sir, i. 87-90. Christenings, description of, i. 230, 231. Picture of country clergymen in the age Christian IV. (King of Denmark), drunken of Elizabeth, 90, 91. Their degraded

entertainment given to, ii. 124, 125. state under James I. 92, 93. The Christian Name, the same frequently given younger clergy, chiefly schoolmasters,

to two successive children in the age of 94. Bishop Hall's picture of their deQueen Elizabeth, i. 4. note.

pressed state, 95. Prohibited from
Christmas Brand, superstitious notion con hawking, 259. note.
cerning, i. 140.

Clerk-ale, notice of, i. 176.
Christmas, festival of, i. 193. Of Pagan Cloten, remarks on the character of, in

origin, 194. Ceremony of bringing in Cymbeline, ii. 468.
the Christmas block, ibid. 195. Houses Clothes, materials of, in the

Clothes, materials of, in the age of Elizabeth,
decorated with ivy, &c. on Christmas ii. 91. How preserved, ibid. 92.
Eve, 195, 196. Origin of this custom, Clown (country), character of in the 16th
196. Custom of singing carols in the century, i. 120—122.
morning, 197. Gambols, anciently in Coaches, when first introduced into Eng-
use at this season, 202—205, 206, note. land, ii, 146. Extravagant number of,
Poetical description of, by Herrick, 206. used by the great, 147.
and by Mr. Walter Scott, 207, 208. At 6 Cock and Pye,” explanation of the phrase,
present how celebrated, 208. note.

i. 554. Church-Ales, account of, i. 177, 178. Cockayn (Sir Aston), epigram of, on WinChurles and gentlemen, difference between, cot-ale, i. 48, 49. i. 71, 72.

Cock-fighting, a favourite sport in ShakChurch-yard (Thomas), critical notice of speare's age, i. 145. Awful death of a the poems of, i. 608, 609.

cock-fighter, 146, note. Chute (Anthony), a minor poet of the age Cocks, throwing at, a barbarous sport on of Shakspeare, i. 679.

Shrove-Tuesday, i. 145. and note. RiChronological list of Shakspeare's plays, ii. diculed by Hogarth, ibid.; and now com261, 262.

pletely put down, 146. Cinthio (Giraldi), principal novels of, trans Colets (Dean), Grammatical Institutes, no

lated in the time of Shakspeare, i. 543. tice of, i. 26. Citizens of London, dress of, in the age of Combe (Mr. John), satyrical e itaph on, Shakspeare, ii. 110, 111.

by Shakspeare, ii. 605. His character, Clapham (Henoch), a minor poet of the ibid. age of Shakspeare, i. 679.

Combe (Mr. Thomas), notice of, ï. 629. Classical literature, diffusion of, in the note. Bequest to him by Shakspeare, 629. reign of Elizabeth, i. 28.

Fashionable Comedy,

Gammer Gurton's Needle," the among country gentlemen, 82. Culti first ever performed in England, ii. 227. vated generally, 449, 450, 45). The Comedy of Errors, probable date of, ii. 286. knowlege of Greek literature greatly Mr. Steevens' opinion that this drama promoted by Sir Thomas Smith, and was not wholly Shakspeare's, controSir Henry Savile, 453.; and Dr. Boys, verted and disproved, 287, 283. Supe454. Latin literature promoted by rior to the Menachmi of Plautus, whence Ascham, Grant, Bond, Rider, and its fable is borrowed, 286-288. Exquiothers, 454, 455.

site portrait of Ægeon, 288. General Claudio, remarks on the character of, in observations on this drama, 288, 289. Measure for Measure, ii. 455.

Passages of this drama, which are cited Cleanliness, attention of Shakspeare's fairies and illustrated in the present work. to, ii. 346, 347.

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labies 14.,5. Tner die. 75, 76. But Couis, in Shaispeare's time, overioubec tir inze sklec in literature, 430, 451. Por

their nasters 274. Were tetier pair trar of a country squire in the reign of than ciergymen. 93.

Queel Ampe bb. nas. Cooper's Latin and English DictionartCourriers of Elizabeth, sometimes wrote

used by Suakspeare i. Tie attuor irzics for music i. 751. Instances of

preferred br Queen Liizabeth. 27. lier rougt treatment of them, ii. 150), Copiey Anthony, a munor poet of the age of Snakspeart, i. 679.

(uuring chair of Shakspears, notice of, i. Copyhoları, character of a pour one, in the

Ci. time of Elizabeth, i 120.

Coristike now ancientis conducted, i. 220. Copyrights of pars bow disposed of in Cus Captain ), an eminem book collector, Shakspeare's time, ii. 224, 225.

i. 434. List of romances in his jibrary, Cordelia, beautiful character of, il. 465. 510, 514. Pemarks on it by Mr. DidCoriolanus, date of the tragedy of, il. 493.

din. 520. Critical remarks on its conduct and the Crabtret, Suakspeare's still remaining at characters introduced, 494.

Biaford, i. 49. Roasted crabs and ale a Passages of this drama illustrated in farourite mess, 105, 106. the present work.

Credulity of the age of Shakspeare, inAct i. scene 4., i. 897.

stances of, i. 31400. ii. 154. Act ii. scene 1., 1. 554.

Criticism, state of, in the age of Elizabeth Cornwall, May-day how celebrated in, i. and James L. i. 456. Severity of contro

153. Observance of Midsummer-eve versial criticism, 457. Lampooning crithere, 331,

tics, 459. Notice of the critical labours Corpse-Candles, superstitious notions con of Gascoigne, 461. Of James L. ibid. 462, cerning, i. 358--960,

463. Of Webbe, 463, 464. Of Spenser, Coryate's Crudities," critical notice of, i. 464. Of Fraunce, 464. Of Hake, ibid. 478.

465. Of Puttenham, 465, 466. Of Sir Cotswold games, account of, i. 252-254, John Harrington, 466. Of Sir Philip

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pion, ibid. and of Bolton, 470.

i. 476, 477.
Crocodiles, legendary tales concerning, no Darwin's (Dr.), poetical description of the
ticed, i. 389.

night-mare, i. 348. note.
Cromek (Mr.), accounts by, of the fairy Davenant (Sir William), anecdote of his

superstitions in Scotland, ii. 325, 326. attachment to Shakspeare, ii. 589.
Cross-bow, chiefly used for killing game, Davidstone (John), a minor poet of the age
ii. 182.

of Elizabeth, i. 680.
· Culrose (Elizabeth), a minor poetess of the Davies (Sir John), notice of, i. 613. Criti.
age of Shakspeare, i. 680.

cal merits of his poem, entitled “ Nosce
Curiosity of the age of Shakspeare, illus Teipsum,” ibid.
trations of, ii. 155.

Davies (John), a minor poet of the age of
Cutwode (T.), a minor poet of the

Shakspeare, list of the pieces of, i. 680.
Shakspeare, i. 680.

and note 1.
Cymbeline, probable date of, ii. 466. Beauty Davison (Francis and Walter), mingling

of its fable, ibid. Remarks on the cha poets in the time of Shakspeare, i. 680,
i racter of Imogen, 467. And of Cloten, 681. Critical notice of their “ Poetical

Rapsodie," i. 728-730.
Passages of this drama, illustrated in the Davors (John), critical remarks on the
present work.

poems of, i. 614.
Act ii. scene 2., ii. 115. 117.

Days (particular), superstitious notions scene 4., ii. 113.

concerningi. 323. St. , Valentine's Act iii. scene 2., i. 297.

Day, 324. Midsummer-Eve, 329. Miscene 4., ii. 91.

chaelmas-Day, 334. All-Hallow-Eve, Act iv. scene l., i. 243.

scene 2., i. 244. 395.

Dead, bodies, frequently rifled of their hair,
Act v. scene 3., i. 308.

ii. 92, 93.
scene 5., i. 397.

Death, account of supposed omens of, i.
Czartoryska (Princess), the purchaser of 351-362. Delineation of, ii. 455, 456
Shakspeare's chair, i. 22, 23,

Decker (Thomas), character of as a miscel

laneous writer, i. 486. Notice of his D

« Gul's Horn Booke," 487. Of his

66 Belman in London," ibid. Of his Damon and Pythias," illustration of, i. “ Lanthern and Candlelight," ibid. His 106.

quarrel with Ben Jonson, ibid. Proba-
Dancing, a favourite amusement in the age ble time of his death, 488. Estimate of

of Shakspeare, ii. 174. Notice of dif his merits, as a dramatic poet, ii. 566,
ferent kinds of dances, The Brawl, 175. 1567. Extract from his « Gul's Horn
The Pavin, ibid. 176. Canary Dance, Book," on the fashions of that age, ii.
177. Corantoes, ibid. 178.

Dancing Horse, in the time of Shakspeare, Passages of his Plays, which are illus-
notice of, ii. 186.

trated or explained.
Danes, massacre of, i. 149, 150.

The Honest Whore, i. 75.
Danger, supposed omens of, i. 351-354.

More Dissemblers besides Women,
Daniel (Samuel), critical notice of his " De-

ii. 117.
fence of Ryme,” i. 469, 470. And of his Seven Deadly Sinnes of London, i.
poems, 611. Causes of the unpopularity

of his poem on the “ Civil Wars between Villanies Discovered by Lantorne and
the Houses of York and Lancaster,ibid.

Candle-light, i. 273. 396.
General observations on his style and Dedications of plays, customary reward for,
versification, 612. Notice of his sonnets, ii. 225.
i. 55. Was the prototype of Shak Dee (Dr. John), an eminent book-collector,
speare's amatory verse, 57, 58.

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by him, 135. 1. "V" e me volle poportive Drukr (Lady), beautiful sonnet to, i. 62). #wild #bo hyphen weer, Drama, patronized by Elizabeth and her

ministers, ii. 202. 205. By private inform, Hela the Hunnel klupura, dividuals, whose names they bore, 205. M.

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