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  Excerpts: A Dictionary of Stage Directions
The purpose of this volume is to define and provide examples of terms found in the stage directions of English professional plays that date from the 1580s to the early 1640s.
Some locutions found in the 1580s and early 1590s are superseded or simplified in the playtexts that follow (see proffer, let); the earlier signals are often longer, without the shorthand forms that later become commonplace.
To minimize the importance of chronology is not to argue that staging procedures and the terms used to signal those procedures stayed the same in all theatres between the 1580s and the early 1640s.
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 Wakelin, Emma Hilary (1997)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Comparatively little scholarly attention has been paid to madrigal anthologies, despite the fact that they are a valuable source both of new works by familiar composers and of the work of otherwise unknown composers.
Unlike several other madrigal anthologies of the 1580s, the Floridi virtuosi collections seem not to have been compiled in order to celebrate a particular occasion or person, nor in order to reflect the achievements of one particular region or institution.
Instead Vincenti and Amadino, who also published a number of regionally-specific anthologies, seem to have been among the first publishers to label a collection as being by composers "d'Italia", at a time when the concept of "Italy" as a geographic and cultural entity was beginning to emerge.
www.sun.rhbnc.ac.uk /Music/Archive/Disserts/wakelin.html   (310 words)

 Literary Encyclopedia: Lyly, John
The phenomenal success of the two works, which ran through circa thirty editions in the course of the next fifty years, gained him the aristocratic patronage he hoped for, and on which during this period writers relied for their support.
His patron, Oxford, had fallen from power at the end of the 1580s, while the boys of St Paul's were suppressed circa 1590, possibly as a result of satirical material supplied or endorsed by Lyly himself, leaving him with no natural outlet for his talents.
Though Lyly's success as a writer was relatively short-lived, it is impossible to over-estimate his impact upon literary tastes of the 1580s and the influence exerted by his work.
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 Guardian Unlimited Books | Review | Sleeping with the enemy
Because England, in the 1580s, was particularly interested in the founding of the Roman empire.
Because educated Englishmen in the 1580s, like Marlowe and Nashe, still believed that Aeneas was their own ancestor: that his grandson Brutus had sailed to found the ancient kingdom of Britain, and had ruled over the entire island.
In the 1580s, the clash between Spanish and English seapower, culminating in the defeat of the Spanish Armada, might be imagined as a replay of the wars between Rome and Carthage for control of the sea.
books.guardian.co.uk /review/story/0,,971326,00.html   (1449 words)

 North Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Originally inhabited by a number of native tribes, including the Cherokee, North Carolina was the first American territory the English attempted to colonize.
Sir Walter Raleigh, for whom the state capital is named, chartered two colonies on the North Carolina coast in the late 1580s, both ending in failure.
Virginia Dare, the first English child to be born stateside, was born in North Carolina.
www.sterlingheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/North_Carolina   (1532 words)

 Constructing Elizabethan Ruffs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the 1580s, a new method of ruff construction became fashionable; the fabric of the ruff was cartridge-pleated and sewn to a neck band.
The width of the ruff at the inner neck edge was the width of the collar band.
Beginning in the 1580s and continuing on to the end of the century, women's ruffs began to be worn differently; rather than encircling the neck as they had in previous years, the front edges of the ruff were pinned to the outer edges of a low, square neckline.
costume.dm.net /ruffmake.html   (4808 words)

 Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music | Vol. 9 No. 1 | Tyler: The Role of the Guitar in the Rise of Monody: The Earliest ...
The earliest sources of its characteristic alfabeto notation date from the 1580s and were produced in southern Italy or by musicians from that region who traveled to the north.
The notation was known as alfabeto, because its originators employed the letters of the alphabet (and a few other signs) to represent specific finger patterns on the guitar’s fingerboard—that is, specific block harmonies (see example 1).
The first two texts are found in poetry manuscripts from the 1580s; the third is a lauda to the Virgin Mary that appears in a different setting, for solo voice and viola da mano, in Cosimo Bottegari’s manuscript, begun in 1574.
sscm-jscm.press.uiuc.edu /jscm/v9/no1/Tyler.html   (3631 words)

 From Richard Hakluyt to Corolla's Wild Horses...
Horning argues that the promotional literature surrounding the 1580s Roanoke colonization ventures indirectly but significantly influenced the settlement of North Carolina in the seventeenth century.
Though mainly about the Powhatans of Virginia, the article includes specific mentions of Carolina Algonquian settlements, the 1580s Roanoke voyages, and the connection of the Chesepians of the Norfolk, Virginia, area to both the other Carolina Algonquians and to the Powhatans.
In “The Troublesome Voyage of John White’s Paintings,” lebame houston presents a history of White’s watercolors as they disappeared in the late 1500s to their reappearance in the eighteenth century (24-25).
www.ecu.edu /rcro/Newsletter/3-1/RecWks31.htm   (780 words)

 1580s BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
1580s BC 1580s BC Centuries: 17th century BC - 16th century BC - 15th century BC
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The article about 1580s BC contains information related to 1580s BC, Events and trends and Significant people.
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Trump : a 1580s English card game There seem to be two sorts of card games ; stupidly difficult ones, and stupidly simple ones.
The book is written for Frenchmen who want to learn how to speak English, and is arranged in three columns - colloquial English in the first column, French in the middle, and English written as she is spoke in the third column.
The book may be in a university library near you (it's a Scoler reprint).
jducoeur.org /game-hist/trumpdestoc.txt   (642 words)

 1580s Kirtle & Doublet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This kirtle & bodice, also known as a "petticoat bodies", would have been worn by a Gentlewoman of modest means in the latter half of the 1580s.
The shape of the woman's doublet worn over the kirtle s based roughly on that in the Portrait of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester, painted in 1585, supplemented with patterns out of Alcega's Tailor's Pattern Book and woodcuts from the 1580s and 1590s.
The sleeves and front button closure are fashioned after a pair of slashed sleeves with double button loops found in Janet Arnold's Patterns of Fashion.
costume.dm.net /wardrobe/dublet.html   (271 words)

 From the Editor...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The exhibit hall features Dare County history from the time of the encounter between Europeans and Native Americans during the English attempts to colonize Roanoke Island in the 1580s through to the early twentieth century.
The exhibits emphasize interactive, hands-on experiences, such as a recreation of a Native American village of the 1580s and replica Native American and European clothes from the same period that visitors can try on.
Admission to the new exhibit is $8 for adults, $5 for students, and free children under five.
www.ecu.edu /rcro/Newsletter/6-1/Edit61.htm   (407 words)

 Shakespeare Studies: Playing Companies and the Drama of the 1580s: A New Direction for Elizabethan Theatre History?@ ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Shakespeare Studies: Playing Companies and the Drama of the 1580s: A New Direction for Elizabethan Theatre History?@ HighBeam Research
THE 1580S HAS BEEN A PERPLEXING DECADE for theater historians.
For one thing, scholars writing surveys or histories of a theater in which the dominant figure, William Shakespeare, does not appear until the following decade, are not quite sure how much of the 1580s to include in their chronological range of materials, if any.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:67530800&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (205 words)

 Church History: Weak Christians, Backsliders, and Carnal Gospelers: Assurance of Salvation and the Pastoral Origins of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Weak Christians, Backsliders, and Carnal Gospelers: Assurance of Salvation and the Pastoral Origins of Puritan Practical Divinity in the 1580s.
Church History; 9/1/2001; WINSHIP, MICHAEL P. The great pearl of Reformed piety, assurance of salvation, eluded Richard Rogers, Essex presbyterian activist, in the early 1580s.
Rogers "languished long" in "unsettledness in my life" "untill wofull experience" drove him to search out a more reliable method of obtaining a steady assurance.
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 1580s - Simple English Wikipedia
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 Re: George Cadman 1580s Boston, Mass
I have George Cadman, father of Elizabeth, born in Portsmouth, Newport County, RI in 1656.
I have Hannah Hathaway born in 1662 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Mass.
Re: George Cadman 1580s Boston, Mass Jeromey Ward 12/04/01
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 RootsWeb: DYFED-L William DOLBEN of Haverfordwest born 1580s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
RootsWeb: DYFED-L William DOLBEN of Haverfordwest born 1580s
William DOLBEN was born in the 1580s in Haverfordwest, the son of John
William DOLBEN of Haverfordwest born 1580s by "Alan Dolben" < >
archiver.rootsweb.com /th/read/DYFED/1998-08/0903988510   (140 words)

 Online NewsHour: Western Drought -- October 7, 2003
It may have caused the ancient peoples of the Southwest, the Anasazi, to disappear.
THOMAS SWETNAM: Then another drought that's kind of famous now among paleoclimatologists is the 1580s drought.
And this century, the drought that's comparable to the 1580s, or almost as bad as the 1580s, was the 1950s drought, which really began in the late '40s and ran till about 1957.
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 V&A - An acquisition of a rare 1580s Tudor textile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An acquisition of a rare 1580s Tudor textile
Purchased with the assistance of the Friends of the VandA, the bold, almost heraldic pattern of this striking Tudor textile would have made it visible from a distance.
A small number of appliques  with a woollen ground do survive, but no other example of this type with this particular combination of materials and rather heraldic style.
www.vam.ac.uk /about_va/news/story5   (94 words)

 BBC - Radio 4 Empire - The Spice Trade
So we should not have the impression that the late Elizabethans were breaking new ground when they headed east.
After all, Elizabeth did not write earnest letters of introduction to the Emperor of China for John Newbery in the 1580s without knowing about him and his powers.
Newbery made three voyages to the east (1579, 1580-1582, 1583-1584) but died on the way back.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio4/history/empire/episodes/episode_12.shtml   (1207 words)

 JamesBowman.net | Dangerous Beauty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dangerous Beauty by Marshall Herskovitz bills itself as a “true story” of Venice in the 1580s, but if there is one thing this film is not, it is not true to Venice in the 1580s.
The story of a courtesan and a poetess called Veronica Franco (Catherine McCormack) is made into an object lesson in how our ancestors can only interesting to us insofar as they were valiantly trying to be us.
Obviously the value we put on education is rather different if it is not, as it is here, also the ticket to a promiscuous sex life.
www.jamesbowman.net /review.asp?pubID=477   (603 words)

 Palazzo Cornaro (Rome)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cardinal Alvise Cornaro (G-2), one of eight Cardinals produced by the Cornaro family, commissioned Giacomo del Duca to design PALAZZO CORNARO to serve as headquarters for the Cornaro family in Rome.
The palace, near the Trevi Fountain, was erected in the 1580s on adjacent parcels acquired in 1579 and 1582.
In Grand in Design, The Life and Career of Federico Cornaro (Venice, 2001), William L. Barcham notes (p.
www.boglewood.com /cornaro/xrome.html   (242 words)

 artnet.com: Resource Library: Haribans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The manuscript has 41 illustrations produced at Allahabad under the patronage of Prince Salim (later the Mughal emperor Jahangir, reg 1605–27).
However, Haribans began his career in the 1580s in the studio of Akbar (reg 1556–1605), for he is named 16th of the 17 painters listed in order of seniority in the Ayin-i Akbari, a contemporary account of Akbar’s administration as it was c.
There are more than 45,000 articles in The Grove Dictionary of Art.
www.artnet.com /library/03/0366/T036666.asp   (148 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | Nottinghamshire | Historic home is given more cash
A Nottingham stately home and park that recently won a £4.5m restoration grant is getting another cash boost.
Wollaton Hall was built in the 1580s and is considered the most important Elizabethan house in Nottinghamshire.
The latest grant of £220,000 from the Department of Culture, Media and Sport will be used to improve the quality of its museum displays and public spaces.
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 Church History: Weak Christians, Backsliders, and Carnal Gospelers: Assurance of Salvation and the Pastoral Origins of ...
Church History: Weak Christians, Backsliders, and Carnal Gospelers: Assurance of Salvation and the Pastoral Origins of Puritan Practical Divinity in the 1580s.
Save a personal copy of any page on the Web and quickly find it again with Furl.net.
The great pearl of Reformed piety, assurance of salvation, eluded Richard Rogers, Essex presbyterian activist, in the early 1580s.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_hb050/is_200109/ai_n5662543   (295 words)

When English warships did first pass through the Straits of Gibraltar, in 1620, it was part of a campaign to release English slaves, to which the Levant Company contributed £1,800.
But it was Jewish brokers who took the lead in founding fraternities for 'Redemption of Captives,' and it was under the auspices of these that a few Jews were allowed into Malta in the 1580s, as middlemen charged with negotiating freedom for captives on commission, 'normally 15 per cent of the ransom.'
But when Wilson suggests that Barabas frequents the slave market solely as angel of redemption, he again snubs the text itself.
www.pseudopodium.org   (3845 words)

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