The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (1907–21).
Volume VI. The Drama to 1642, Part Two.

XI. The Children of the Chapel Royal and their Masters


See the books of reference mentioned in General Bibliography, such as Collier, Creizenach, Fleay, Schelling and Ward, with Stationers’ register, and Halliwell-Phillipps’s Outlines of the Life of Shakespeare. The important legal documents quoted are accessible in full only in Fleay’s Chronicle of the Stage and in Halliwell-Phillipps. For editions of the plays mentioned see the bibliographies of other chapters, especially Chaps. IV-VII and XIII of Vol V, and Chaps. II and XII of the present volume.

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Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series, of the Reigns of Edward VI, Mary, Elizabeth, and James I. Ed. Lemon, M. and Green, Mary A. Everett. 1856–72.

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Creighton, C. A History of Epidemics in Britain. 2 vols. Cambridge, 1891–4.

Durand, W. Y. Notes on Richard Edwards. Journal of Germanic Philology, vol. IV, pp. 348–369. 1902.

Feuillerat, A. Le Bureau des Menus-Plaisirs (Office of the Revels) et la Mise en Scène à la cour d’élizabeth. Louvain, 1910.

Greg, W. W. The Authorship of the Songs in Lyly’s Plays. Modern Language Review, vol. I, pp. 43–52. 1905.

[Notwithstanding the arguments in the above, there seems no reason to doubt that Lyly was the author of the songs in his plays.

Kempe A. J. The Loseley Manuscripts. 1835.

Maas, H. Die Kindertruppen. (Diss.) Göttingen, 1901.

—— Aeussere Geschichte der englischen Theatertruppen in dem Zeitraum von 1559 bis 1642. Bang’s Materialien, vol. XIX.

Nichols, J. The Progresses of Queen Elizabeth. 3 vols. 1823.

Plummer, C. Elizabethan Oxford. (Oxford Hist. Soc.) Oxford, 1887.

Revels, Documents Relating to the Office of the. Ed. Feuillerat, A. Bang’s Materialien, vol. XXI.

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Schelling, F. E. The Queen’s Progress. Boston, 1904.

Stettin, the Diary of the Duke of. Ed. Büow, G. von, and Powell, W. Trans. Royal Hist. Soc., New Series, vol. VI, pp. 4–67. 1892.

Stopes, Charlotte C. William Hunnis. Shakesp. Jahrb. vol. XXVII, pp. 200–216. 1892.

—— William Hunnis, the Dramatist. The Athenaeum, no. 3779, pp. 410–412. 31 March, 1900. Mrs. Stopes’s William Hunnis and the Revels of the Chapel Royal has just been added to Bang’s Materialien.

Wallace, Charles William. The Children of the Chapel at Blackfriars, 1597–1603. Lincoln, Nebraska, 1908.