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Goblins and spectren, superstitious notions labours of Sir Thomas Smith, Sir Henry

concerning, i. 316, 317. Machinery of Savile, and Dr. Boys, 453, 451. List of goblins or spirits of earth, introduced Greek authors, translated into English in into the Tempest, ii. 523, 524.

the time of Shakspeare, 483. Goder Norner, or beneficent elves of the Greene (Thomas), the barrister, an intimate Goths, notice of, ii. 308.

friend of Shakspeare's, ii. 600. Godwin (Mr.), remarks of, on Shakspeare's Greene (Thomas), the player, notice of, i.

Troilus and Cressida, ii. 440, 441. His 417. Character of, ibid. Whether a estimate of the merits of Ben Jonson, as townsman and relation of Shakspeare, a dramatic poet, 571-579.

420. Golding (Arthur), a minor poct of the age Greene (Thomas), a minor poet of the age of Shakspeare, i. 68 4.

of Shakspeare, i. 685. Googe (Barnaby), description of Midsum Greene (Robert), a miscellaneous writer in

mer-Eve superstitions, i. 3:28. Notice of the time of Shakspeare, biographical achis poetical works, 681.

count of, i. 485. Studies and dissipations Gor boxuc, critical remarks on Sackville's of his early years, 486, 487. His martragedy of, ii. 230, 231.

riage, 187. Pleasing sketch of his domesGordon (l'atrick, a minor poet of the age tic life, 158. Returns to the dissipations of Shakspeare, i. 681.

of the metropolis, 489. Affectionate de" Gorgeous Gallery of Gallant Intentions," meanour of his wife, 490. His beautiful

a collection of poems, critical account ot, address, “ By a Mother to her Infant, 1.715-717.

492, 493. Becomes a writer for bread, Gorge's (Sir Arthur), a minor poet of the 194. Character of Greene as a prose

age of Shakspeare, i. 681, 685. and notes. writer, 494. List of his principal pieces, Gossipping, prevalence of, in the age of 495. Poetical extract from his “ Never Shakspeare, ii. 159, 160.

Too Late,” 496. Extract entitled “The Gosson (Stephen), a Puritannical wit, in Farewell of a Friend,” 497. His death,

Shakspeare's time, account of, i. 500, ibid. Miserable state of his latter days, 501. Notice of his “ Speculum huma 498. Satirical sonnet addressed to him, num," 685. and note 9.

Critical notice of his poetry, 627. Gowns, materials and fashions of, in the List of his dramatic productions, with age of Shakspeare, ii. 97, 98.

remarks, ii. 249–251. Grammars and dictionaries, list of, in use “Green Sleeves,” a popular song, quoted by

in Shakspeare's time, i. 25. note. Henry Shakspeare, i. 477. VIII.'s grammar learned by Shakspeare, Greepe (Thomas), a minor poet 26. The English grammar but little cul of Shakspeare, i. 686. tivated, previous to the time of Ascham, Greville (Sir Fulke), list of the poems of, 139. Improved by him, ibid. ; and by i. 686. Wilson, 440. Notice of eminent Latin

Notice of eminent Latin Griffin (B.), a minor poet of the age of grammarians, 454, 455. English gram Shakspeare, i. 686. mar of Ben Jonson, 456.

Griffith (William), a minor poet of the age Grange (John), a minor poet of the age of of Shakspeare, i. 686. Shakspeare, i. 685.

Grove (Matthew), a minor poet of the age Grant (Edward), an eminent Latin philo of Shakspeare, i. 686. loger, notice of, i. 454.

Grymeston (Elizabeth), a minor poetess of Graves, why planted with flowers, i. 242 the age of Shakspeare, i. 686.

244. and note. Allusions to this custom Guardian angels, superstitious notions conby Shakspeare, 243.

cerning, i. 336–339.

Observations on, Grave-digger in Hamlet, songs mis-quoted by Dr. Horsley, 339, 340. by, probably by design, i. 591.

Guests, ranks of, how distinguished at Greek literature, cultivated and encouraged table, i. 74.

at the court of Queen Elizabeth, i. 429— Guteli, or benevolent fairies of the Ger431, 432. Promoted essentially by the mans, notice of, ii. 312.

of the age

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Guy of Warwick, allusions by Shakspeare to Act i. scene 5., i. 379, 394. ii. 414. the legend of, i. 566.


Act ii. scene 2. i. 250. 397. 582. ii. H


Act iii. scene 1., i. 571. ii. 392, 395. Haggard-Hawk, notice of, i. 270.

scene 2., i. 171. 583. ii. 106. Hair, fashion of, in the age of Shakspeare,

221. ii. 92. The dead frequently plundered

scene 3., ii. 114. for, ibid. 93. The hair thus obtained,

scene 4., i. 424. ii. 409. dyed of a sandy colour, 93. Hair of Act iv, scene 5., i. 224. 240. 326. 590, unmarried women, how worn, ibid. Va

591. rious coverings for, 94. The fashions for Act v. 'scene 1., i. 242, 243. ii. 395. dressing hair, imported from Venice and

scene 2., i. 35, 36. Paris, ibid. 95.

Hand-ball, playing at, a favourite sport at Hake (Edward), notice of his “ Touchstone Easter, i. 146, 147. Tansy cakes the

of Wittes," i. 464, 465. List of his constant prize, 147. poetical pieces, 686, 687.

Handfull of Pleasant Delites,” a collection Hakluyt's Collection of Voyages and Tra of poems, critical notice of, i. 717, 718. vels, critical notice of, i. 477.

Hands, why always washed before dinner, Hall (Arthur and John), minor poets of ii. 145. the age of Shakspeare, i. 687.

Harbert (Sir William), a minor poet of the Hall (Bishop), portraits by, of a domestic age of Shakspeare, i. 687.

chaplain and tutor, i. 95. Of an extra- Harbert (William), a minor poet of the age yagant farmer's heir, 119. Of a poor of Shakspeare, i. 687. copyholder, 120. Of horse-racing, 298. Harington (Sir John), critical notice of his List of his poems, 627. Critical remarks Apologie of Poetry,” i. 466, 467. His on his satires, ii. 6.

6 New Discourse of a stale Subject," Hall (Dr.), marries Shakspeare's daughter 515. And of his “ Metamorphosis,"

Susanna, ii. 598, 599. Birth of his 516. Remarks on his poetry, 629, 630. daughter Elizabeth, 599. Notice of her, Ludicrous account of a carousal given to 629. note. The executorship of Shak the King of Denmark, ii. 124, 125. The speare's will, why intrusted to Dr. Hall, inventor of water-closets, 135. note. His

613. Epitaph on him, 631, 632. notes. “ Orders for Household Servantes," 139, Halls of country squires and gentlemen, in 140. Shakspeare's age, i. 73, 74. Of the no

Of the no- Harmony of the spheres, doctrine of, a fability, how illuminated, ii. 116.

vourite source of embellishment, i. 381. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, date of, ii. 391. Allusions to, by Shakspeare, 381, 382.

Analysis of the character of Hamlet, And Milton, 382. 392-398. Remarks on the agency of Harrison (Rev. William), character of his spirits, as connected with the Ghost in “ Description of England,” i. 475. Picthis play, 399—405. On the nature of ture of rural mansions in the time of EliHamlet's luracy, 406-409. The intro zabeth, 73. Delineation of country-clerduction of the Ghost critically consi gymen, 90, 91. Of farmers, 99, 100. dered, 411. Its strict consistency with And of their cottages and furniture, 10r the superstition of the times, 412–417. -103. Of country-inns and ale-houses, Superiority of Shakspeare's introduction 216–218. Of the fashionable mode of of spirits over ancient and modern dra dress in the age of Shakspeare, ii. 87matists, 417, 418.

89. Of the hospitality and style of eatPassages of this drama illustrated in ing and drinking in the higher classes, this work.

120-122. Act i. scene 1., i. 352. ï. 414. Hart (Joan), Shakspeare's sister, bequest scene 2., i. 238.

to, ii. 629. scene 4., i. 129. ii. 412, 413. Harte (William), Shakspeare's nephew, not




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the person to whom his sonnets were ad of the 66 World's Folly,” a collection of dressed, ii. 60.

ballads, 574–576. Bibliographical noHarvest-Home, festival of, how celebrated, tice of “ Polimanteia,” ii. 39. note t.

i. 185. Distinctions of society then abo Account of Brokes' “ Tragicall Historie lished, 186. The last load of corn ac of Romeus and Juliet,” 359, and note. companied home with music and dancing, Hayward (Sir John), character of his His187. Alluded to by Shakspeare, ibid. tories, i. 476. Poetical description of, by Herricke, 188, Healths, origin of drinking, i. 128. 189. Thanksgivings offered in Scotland Helen, analysis of the character of, in for the safe in-gathering of the harvest, All's Well that Ends Well, ii. 423341.

425. Harvey (Gabriel), notice of, i. 457. His Hell, legendary punishments of, i. 378—

quarrel with Nash, 458. Rarity of his 381. The lower part of the stage so works, ibid. His account of Greene's called in Shakspeare's time, ii. 214. last days, 498. Satirical sonnet, ad- Heminge, the player, notice of, and of his dressed by him to Greene, 499.

Notice family, i. 417. Probably a countryman of his sonnets, 687. and note g.

of Shakspeare's, ibid. Hastings (Henry), account of, i. 86, 87. Hemp-seed, why sown on Midsummer note.

Eve, j. 332. Hathaway family, account of, i. 60. Their Henry IV., Parts I. and II., probable date

cottage still standing at Shottery, 61. of, ii. 379. Critical analysis of its prinHathaway (Anne), the mistress of Shak cipal characters, 380. Contrast between speare, spurious sonnet ascribed to, i. 58.

Hotspur and Prince Henry, 380. Ananote. Married to Shakspeare with her lysis of the character of Falstaff, 381 parents' consent, 62, 63. His bequest 384. And of the general construction to her, ii. 631. Remarks thereon, 613. of the fable of these plays, 384, 385. Her epitaph, 631. note. i. 60. note.

Illustrations of King Henry IV. Part I. Hats, fashion of, in the age of Shakspeare,

in the present work. ii. 102.

Act i. scene 2., i. 570. Hatton (Sir Christopher), promoted for his Act ii. scene 3., i. 329. 556. skill in dancing, ii. 172.

scene 4., ii. 105. 114. 131. Haunted houses, superstitious notions con Act iii, scene 1., i. 354. ii. 117.

cerning, in the sixteenth century, i. 320, Act iv. scene l., i. 298.

Act v. scene 3., i. 581.
Hawking, when introduced into England,

scene 4., i. 406. i. 255. Universal among the nobility Illustrations of King Henry IV. and gentry, 255, 256. Notice of books

Part II. on Hawks and Hawking, 257. and note. Act i. scene 1., i. 232. Expense attending this pursuit, 257—

scene 2., i. 338. 259. Forbidden to the clergy, 259. note.

Act ii. scene 2.,

i. 193. Observations on this sport, 260—262.

scene 4., i. 308. 338. 585. ü. Poetical description of, 262, 263. Land

107. and water hawking, 264. A favourite Act iii. scene 2., i. 254. 562. pursuit of the ladies, 265. Allusions to Act v. scene 1., i. 156. 201. 554. hawking by Shakspeare, 270, 271.

scene 2., i. 74. Hawks, different sorts of, i. 263, 264. Pe

scene 3., i. 585, 586. nalties for destroying their eggs, 264.

The epilogue, ii. 222, 223. Account of their training, 265—270. Henry V. Prince of Wales, character of, Hazlewood (Mr.), character of, i. 71. note. ii. 380. Probable date of the play of,

Notice of his edition of Puttenham's 425. Analysis of the admirable charac“ Arte of English Poesie,” 465. His ter of the King, 426—428. Remarks on character of that work, 466. And of the minor characters and general conduct Wright's Essays, 511-513. Account

of the play, 429.

Passages of Henry V. illustrated in the of Queen Elizabeth, ii. 89, 90, Of the present work.

manner in which her table was served, Act ii. scene 2., ii. 426, 427.

122, 123. And of the dress of servants, scene 3., i. 231.

138. Character of the English nation, scene 4., i. 175.

154. Description of an English bullAct iii. scene 1., ii. 428.

baiting and bear-whipping, 177. scene 3., ii. 428.

Herbert (Mary), a minor poetess of the age Act iv. scene 1., ii. 427.

of Shakspeare, i. 687. scene 2., ii. 116.

Herrick, verses of, on Twelfth Night, i. Act v. scene 1., i. 567.

133, 134. On Rock or St. Distaff's Day, scene 2., i. 308.

135, 136. On Candlemas Eve, 139– Henry VI., Parts I., II., and III. - The 141. And on Candlemas Day, 140.

First Part of Henry VI., usually ascribed On May Day, 156, 157. On Harvestto Shakspeare, spurious, ii. 292. Alter home, 188, 189. On Christmas, 195ations probably made in it by him, 293. 206. Date of these two Parts, 294, 295. Ex- Hesiod, beautiful passage of, on the minisquisite contrast between the characters of try of spirits, ii. 400. Henry VI. and Richard of Gloucester, Heywood (Jasper), a minor poet of the age 296. "The spurious play fit only for an of Shakspeare, i. 687. appendix to Shakspeare's works, 297. Heywood (Thomas), complaint of, against Illustrations of Henry VI. Part 1. act i. the critics of his day, i. 456. Notice of scene 4., ii. 259.

his Troia Britannica, a poem, 688. ii. 41. Illustrations of Henry VI. Part II. Vindicates Shakspeare from the charge Act i. scene 2., ii. 183.

of plagiarism, 44, 45. Notice of his Act ii. scene 1., i. 389.

apology for actors, 44. Estimate of his scene 3., i. 565.

merits as a dramatic poet, ii. 568, 569. Act iii. scene 1., i. 164.

Illustration of his “ Woman killed with scene 2., i. 374.

Kindness," i. 213. 269. Act iv. scene 2., i. 406.

Higgins (John), a minor poet of the age of Act v. scene 3., i. 583. note.

Shakspeare, i. 688, and note f. AddiIllustrations of Henry VI. Part III. tions made by him to the “ Mirrour for Act i. scene 1.; ii. 374.

Magistrates,” 709. scene 2., i. 372.

Historical Writers of the age of ShakAct ii. scene 5., i. 423.

speare, notice of, i. 475, 476. Act v. scene 3., i. 363.

Hobby horse, when introduced into the scene 6., i. 354. ii. 372. note. May games, i. 166. 170. note. 373.

Hock Cart, poem on, i. 188, 189. scene 7., ii. 372. note.

Hock Day, or Hoke Day, origin of, i. 149. Henry VIII.'s Latin Grammar, exclusively Amusements of this festival, ibid. Detaught in schools, i. 26.

rivation of the term Hock, ibid. 150. Henry VIII., probable date of the play of, Diversions of, continued at Coventry, ii. 442-445. Remarks on its characters,

till the end of the 17th century, 150, 445, 446.

151. and note. Illustrations of this drama in the present Holinshed's description of the earthquake of work.

1580, i. 52, 53. Proof that Shakspeare Act i. scene 1., i. 289.

conversant with his history, 56. scene 3., ii. 99.

Character of his “ Chronicle”, 475. Act ii. scene 3., i. 397.

Holland (Robert), a minor poet of the age Act iv. scene 1., i. 156.

of Shakspeare, i. 688. Act v. scéne 1., ii. 169.

Holme (Randal), list of sports by, i. 246. scene 2., i. 74.

Homer, as translated by Chapman, critical Hentzner's (Paul), description of the dress observations on, i. 607, 608.

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Hooding of Hawks, i. 267, 268.

scription of hunting in inclosures, 2764 Hoppings, or country danees at wakes, 276. Stag-hunting, 278, 279. Frequently i. 213, 214.

attended with danger, 280. Explanation Horse, beautiful poetical description of, of hunting-terms, 278. note, 279. note. ii. 24.

Frequently practised after dinner, 285. Horsemanship, directions for, i, 299, 300. Huntsman, character and qualifications of, Horse-racing, a fashionable sport in the age in the 16th century, i. 281, 282. of Shakspeare, i. 297, 298.

Huon of Bourdeaux, allusions by ShakHorsley (Bishop), remarks of, on the minis speare to the romance of, i. 564.

try of angels, i. 339, 340. ii. 399. And Hurling, a rural sport, account of, i. 305. on the resurrection, 403.

Husbands, supposed visionary appearance Hospitality of the English in the


of of future, on Midsummer Eve, i. 331 Elizabeth, ii. 120-122.

-333. And on All Hallow Eve, 344 Hotspur, contrast between the character of, -347. Advice to them, 513.

and that of Henry V., ii. 380. Hounds, different kinds of, in the 16th cen

I tury, i. 283, 281. Beautiful allusions to, by Shakspeare, 284.

lago, remarks on the character of, ii. 531. Horse, where Shakspeare was born, de Illar Norner, or malignant elves of the scribed, i. 21, 22.

Goths, ii. 308. Household Servants, economy of, in the age Imagination, brilliant, displayed in Shakof Shakspeare, ii. 138-140.

speare's dramas, ji. 551. Housewife, portrait and qualifications of a Imogen, analysis of the character of, ii. 467.

good English one, i. 110, 111. Precepts Incubus, or night-mare, poetical description for the regulation of her conduct, 112, of, i. 348. note. Supposed influence of 113. 116. note, 117. note.

Saint Withold against, 347–349. Horward (Lady), rude treatment of, by Indians, exhibited in England as monsters, Queen Elizabeth, ii. 91.

i. 397. Horcel (Mr.), marvellous cure of, by sym- Inns (country), picture of, in Shakspeare's pathetic powder, i. 375, 376.

time, i. 216–218. Horell (Thomas), a minor poet of the age Inns of Court, account of a splendid masque of Shakspeare, i. 688.

given by the gentlemen of, ii. 190. Hubbard (William), a minor poet of the Interest, exorbitant, given for money in the age of Shakspeare, i. 688.

age of Shakspeare, ii. 156. Hudson (Thomas), a minor poet of the age Ireland (Mr. Samuel), his description of of Shakspeare, i. 689.

the birth-place of Shakspeare, i. 21, 22. Hughes (Thomas), a dramatic writer of the Anecdote of Shakspeare's toping, pre

Elizabethan age, notice of, ii. 242, 243. served by him, 48—50. Hughes (William', not the person to whom Isabella, remarks on the character of, in

Shakspeare's sonnets were addressed, Measure for Measure, ii. 454, 455. ii, 60.

Italian language and literature, consideraI lume, (Alexander), a minor poet of the tions on Shakspeare's knowledge of, 1.53, age of Shakspeare, i. 689.

54. List of Italian grammars and dicHundred Merry Tales, a popular collection tionaries, which he might have read, 57.

of Italian novels, translated in the reign Greatly encouraged in the age of Elizaof Elizabeth, i. 599. Alluded to by beth and James I., 451–453. Account Shak-peare, 540.

of Italian Romances, 538-544. The Tunnis (William), a minor poet of the age Italian Sonnet, the parent of English

of Shakspeare, i. 689. Specimen of his Sonnets, ii. 53. contribution to the “ Paradise of Daintie Itinerant Stage, and players, account of, Devines," 711, 715.

i. 247-252. Tunting, account of, in the time of Eliza- Ivory Coffers, an article of furniture, in the

beth and James I., i. 272, 273. De age of Shakspeare, ii. 118.

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