The Elizabethan People/Index

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INDEX

Abbot of Unreason, 171

Abraham man, 45

Adjectives, substantives and, 200

Against the bias, 189

Agnes' Eve, Saint, 282

Alchemy, books on, 80

Ale, Ales, 176

Ale-houses in Stratford, 57

Allhallow Eve, 171

Almanacs, 281

Amulets, 274

Angels, superstition concerning, 281

Antic, 208

Apes in Hell, 302

Apostle spoons, 288

Apprentices, 69, 150

Archery, 12

Architecture, 60

Architecture, domestic, 344

Armada, 37

Armada, political effect of the, 7

Armour, 379

Arms, the wearing of, 11

Arras, 383

Assay, the, 126

Assembly, the, 123

Astrology, 80, 325

Attendants, 391

Autolycus, 181


Backgammon, 214

Badger baiting, 23

Baiting with dogs, 21

Bale of dice, 214

Ballads, ballad singing, 46, 180

Ball games, 182

Balloon ball, 182

Balustrades, 352

Band, falling, 371

Bandy ball, 184

Banks, 191

Banquet, 352, 398

Baptism, 286

Barbers, 224

Barber-shop, 70, 71, 195

Barla-breikes, 186

Barley-break, 185

Base, 187

Basin, barber's, 70

Bate, to, 117

Bawds, 97, 371

Bawds, carting of, 70

Bawdy houses, 150

Bay, at, 125

Bay tree, superstition concerning, 275

Bear-baiting, 19, 26, 239

Bearing cloth, 286

Beasts of the field, of the forest, 120

Beasts, superstition concerning, 275

Bed clothes, 387

Bed rooms, 355

Beds, 386

Beggars, 45

Bells of a hawk, 117

Bells of Morris dancers, 159

Betrothal, 295

Bewits, 117

Beginning of the world, 207

Bias, against the, 189

Birthday, 290

Black ship, superstition concerning, 275

Black witches, 326

Blessing the bridal bed, 303

Bloodstone, 278

Blood sucking, 333

Blue candles, 310

Blue coat, 396

Blue gown, 379

Blundeville's writing on horsemanship, 139

Bodice, 372

Boke of Saint Albans, 120

Bonfires, 283

Books, 387

Books on horsemanship, 139

Bower, 364

Bowling, 57

Bowling alley, 188

Bowls, 188

Branding, 17

Brass as building material, 349

Brawl, 208

Breaking a hawk, 113

Brick as a building material, 347

Bride ale, 176

Bride cake, 301

Bride's hair, 297

Bride laces, 298

Buffet, 384

Building material, 347

Building restrictions, 347

Bull baiting, 21

Bum rolls, 374

Burghley, Lord, 136

Burial, 315

Burlington Arcade, 97

Burning at the stake, 16

Buttons, 378


Cabinet-making, 382

Cable hat-bands, 366

Cadge, cadge-boy, 116

Calendar, the, 145

Canary, 209

Candlemas Day, 171

Canions, 375

Carbuncle, 274

Cardan, Jerome 83

Cards, 203

Carpets, 64, 380, 389, 398

Carrierre, the, 138

Ceilings, 356

Changelings, 285

Chapel, 355

Charity of the Elizabethans, 29

Cheapside, strewing with gravel, 39

Checking, 114

Chess, 203

Chests, 387

Childbirth, 283

Chimneys, 61

China, 385

Chopine, 377

Chrisom cloth, 287

Christmas, 146

Christmas customs, 166

Christmas dinner, 169

Christinas Eve, 167

Church Ale, 176, 177

Church attendance, 58, 60

Claudius in Hamlet, 321

Clerk Ale, 176

Clogs, 128

Clopton, Hugh, 54

Closets, 355

Cloud in's face, 134

Coaches, 42, 391

Cock fighting, 25

Cockpit burned, 151

Cock-throwing, 25, 149

Coffins, decoration of, 315

College of Stratford, 48

Collop Monday, 147

Colors of horses, 133

Conjurers, 84

Consorts, 221

Corks, 377

Corpse candles, 310

Cotswold games, 137, 189

Counterpane, 387

Country life, 36, 344

Courtesans, 96, 97

Court life, 229, 243

Court-shaped house, 351

Courtship, 290

Crackers, fire, 190

Craps, 214

Creance, 117

Credulity, 9, 79, 342

Cribbage, 205

Crime and ghostlore, 321

Cross-roads, 311

Cruelty, 10

Cruelty of laws, 13

Cry, the, 123

Crystal globe, 89

Cucking stool, 17, 57

Cuckolds, 96

Cunning men, 84

Cupboard, 384

Curtains, 384

Cushion dance, 207

Cypress, 364


Dancing, 198, 207

Dancing at weddings, 302

Death customs, 308

Death penalties, 14

Death, signs of, 276, 308

Deathbed, 276

Death's head ring, 99

Dee, Dr., 88, 267

Devil, belief in the, 261

Devil, compact with, 332, 334

Devils, 281

Dice, 211

Dier, Mrs., 339

Dingham, 369

Disedge, to, 117

Dishonesty of tradesmen, 68

Dog days, 275

Dogs, baiting with, 21

Domestic architecture, 344

Doublet, 372

Drawers, 365

Dreams, 281

Dress, 358

Dress, discomfort of, 361

Dress, imitation in, 34

Dress of morris-dancers, 159

Dress, regulation of, 360

Drinking tobacco, 79

Ducking stool, 17, 57

Duelling, 217

Dun in the mire, 26, 199

Dutch slop, 376


Easter tide, 151, 184

Eclipse, 275

Egg Saturday, 153

Elizabeth as a musician, 225

Elizabeth, description of, 244

Elizabethan fads, 33

Elizabethan, the point of view, 2

Elizabethans, charity of, 29

Elizabethans, immaturity of, 5

Elizabethans, qualities of, 6

Elizabethans, realization of their national strength, 7

Elizabethans, religious quality of, 28

Elizabethans, their imitation, 32

Entry, the, 121

E-shaped house, 351

Evil eye, 284

Extinguishers, 350

Extremity of dress, 359


Fads, 33

Fairies, 373, 383, 284

Fairy lore, 331

Fairy rings, 272, 322

Falcon, 111

Falconer, 115

Falling band, 371

False lights, 68

Familiar spirits, 333

Fans, 379

Farmers' houses, 367

Farthingale, 373

Feathers, 309

Female hawks. 111

Filth, 380

Fire, 65

Fireworks, 189

Fives, 184

Flanders horse, 135

Flat cap, 379

Flirting, 195

Floors, 357

Floors, construction of, 349

Floors, rushing of, 380

Flowers, 387

Flowers at funerals, 315

Flying a hawk, 117

Folklore, belief in, 266

Food, 368

Fools, 157, 397

Foot-ball, 183

Foot-cloth, 136

Forfeits in a barber-shop, 72

Forks introduced, 386

Forman, 83, 89

Fortress of Beauty, 231

Friar Tuck, 167

Friday, 275

Funeral feast, 316

Funeral of Sidney, 337

Funerals, 316

Furniture, 62, 383


Gable roofs, 352

Gallery, 365

Galliard, 209

Gallygascoyne, 376

Gaily hose, 375

Gambling, 311

Gardening, 8

Gardens, 61

Gaskins, 376

Ghosts, 371, 273, 317

Gipsies, 46

Glass, use of, 349

Gleek, 303

Gloves, 379

Gold, manufacture of, 91

Golf, 184

Gossip, 70, 196

Gossips' feast, 389

Graves, 311

Gray's Inn Mask, 254

Greene, 84

Green men, 188

Gresham, Sir Thomas, 37

Guild of the Holy Cross, 46, 48


Haggard, 114

Hair, hair dress, 360, 365

Halifax punishment, 15

Hall, the, 354

Hamlet, end of, 4

Hamlet, Ghost in, 319

Hand ball, 152, 184

Handkerchiefs, 379

Hand tennis, 184

Harbouring the stag, 121

Hats, 366

Hatton, Christopher, 307

Haunted houses, 273

Haunted rooms, 270

Hawk, to man a, 114

Hawk, seeling a, 113

Hawk, training of, 111, 113

Hawk, watching, 113

Hawking, 110

Hay, 208

Hazard, 314

Head dress, 364

Healths, drinking, 291

Heaving, 205

Herbs, 394

Herbs, remedial, 274

Hermitage Dock, 14

Holy Cross, Guild of the, 46, 48

High Almaine horse, 135

Hired murderers, 19

Hobby, the, 131

Hobby-horse, 157

Hoe at Plymouth, 188

Hood of hawks, 116

Hoodman blind, 170

Hooks, 350

Horse in Shakespeare, the, 139

Horse market of Smithfield, 132

Horse racing, 137

Horses, 130

Hose, 376

Hot cockles, 170

Houses, domestic, 61

Housewife, the, 391

Hunting of the fox, 207

Hunting with hawks, 118

Hunt's up, 304


Imitation in the drama, 33

Imitation, love of, 32

Immaturity of the Elizabethans, 5

Imping, 115

In and in, 214

Inner Temple Masque, 254

Inns, country, 40

Insanity, treatment of, 27

Inventories, 63, 316

Irish hobby, 136

Iron as a building material, 350

I spy, 187


Jesses, 116

Jewelry, 378

John come kiss me, 307

John of Stratford, 47

Juliet's character, 3

Juniper, 382

Juniper fire, 76


Katharine, 112

Kelly, 89, 90

Kenilworth, 351

King's Evil, 279

Kissing, 196

Knives at meals, 385

Knives worn by brides, 301


Laced garments, 362

Laces, 378

Lacing, 374

Lancaster witches, 338

Lant, Thomas, 240

Laski, Albert, 90

Last Couple in Hell, 185

Latten, 289

Lavolta, 209

Laws, cruelty of, 13

Lawlessness, 11

Lead roofs, 349

Leak, Madam, 151

Leet Ale, 176

Leicester's influence over the Queen, 267

Lethe, 127

Letters, 388

Liam hound, 121

Library, 355, 387

Limer, 121

Lion baiting, 23

Lodam, 203

London, 66, 345

London shops, 68

London streets, 67

London theatres, 66

London wall, 67

Lord of Misrule, 171, 173

Lord of the May, 156

Love-lock, the, 291

Love lyrics, 219

Lute, 233

Lutes in barber-shops, 71

Lute strings, 223

Lym, 131

Lyric poetry, 219


Mack, 203

Madden, 297, note

Magic, 82, 281

Maid Marian, 156

Man a hawk, to, 114

Mandrake, 278

Maple block, 76

Marmion's motto, 115

Marriage, 394

Martlet, the, 374

Masque, the, 253

Masque of the Inner Temple, 255

Masques, 364

Maw, 303

May-Day, 162, 163, 160

Maying, 154

May-pole, 154, 155

Meals, 354, 384, 397

Meals at Court, 246

Medicine, 83

Medical superstitions, 275

Mews, 116

Mice, 275

Middle class, rise of, 37

Middleton, 96

Midsummer Watch, 240

Mirrors, 366

Mistresses, 99

Monsters, 191

Moon, 278

Morocco, 191

Morris-dance, 152, 155, 161

Mort, the, 126

Mumming, 168

Murderers, hired, 19

Music, 219

Musical instruments, 159

My Lady's Hole, 303


Napkins, 385

Nash, 84

Neapolitan horse, 135

Needle-work, 195

New clothes on Easter, 152

New Place, 55, 61

New Year's Day, 146

Night clothes, 387

Nine Men's Moris, 193

Noble Art of Venery, the, 126

Noddy, 203, 206

Noise of musicians, 231

Northern Spell, 185

Nose-bleed, 277


Obedience of children, 294

Old English Popular Music, 219

Old maids, 302

Overlooking, 284

Overtopping, 128

Owl, 275


Pack horse, 137

Padding of clothes, 363

Pair of cards, 206

Painted cloth, 383

Painting the face, 366

Palmistry, 83, 381, 325

Pancakes, pancake bell, 149

Pancake Tuesday, 147

Paned hose, 376

Panelling, 357

Parish top, 193, 194

Partelets, 369

Pasche eggs, 153

Passage, 314

Passing bell, 313

Pavin, 220

Peascod bellied doublet, 373

Pedlars, 45

Pens, 388

Perfume, 379, 385, 388

Perfumer, the, 381

Perjury, punishment for, 17

Pets, 196

Pewter, 385, 398

Philosopher's stone, 92

Physiognomy, art of, 83

Pictures, 357, 384

Pillory, 17, 18

Pindar's house, ceilings of, 356

Piracy, punishment for, 14

Pitch, the, 117

Plague, 65

Plate, 385

Points, 378

Population, 36

Population, shift of, 345

Post and Pair, 203

Post boy's habit, 41

Post riding, 25, 41

Poking stick, 370

Potts' Account, 338

Practical jokes, 199

Presents, 387

Pressing to death, 16

Primero, 203, 205

Prison bars, 187

Prison base, 187

Prize, to play a, 215

Prizes for dancing, 211

Progresses, 38

Prostitutes, 97, 98

Punishment for decay of walls, 17

Punishment for treason, 14

Purification, feast of, 171

Put on your Smock a' Monday, 208


Quinola, 206

Quacks, 80

Qualities of the Elizabethans, 1

Quarterstick, 37

Queen of the May, 156

Quintain, 193


Racquet, 184

Rapidity of national development, 8

Raven, 379

Ravens' eggs, 274

Reclaiming a hawk, 115

Rings, 374, 379

Rings, fairy, 272, 322

Ring-walks, 122

Roads, condition of, 36, 39, 40, 130

Robin Hood, 155

Roofs, gable, 352

Rogero, 207

Roofs, lead, 349

Rosemary, 300

Roses, 377

Rowan tree, 340

Rudolph II, 90

Ruffs, 368

Rural wedding, 305

Rushes, 64, 381


Sabbath, witches', 335

Saint Paul's, 99

Salamander, 374

Sanitary conditions, 64

Scotch farthingale, 374

Seeling a hawk, 113

Seer, 89

Sellinger's round, 170, 208

Servants, 396

Servants' quarters, 353

Sets of instruments, 233

Shakespeare and superstition, 94

Shakespeare, John, 58

Sheets, 387

Shoeing the mare, 170, 171

Shoes, 377

Shop, barber, 70

Shops of London, 68

Shoreditch, 97, 151

Shove groat, 201

Shrove tide, 147

Shovel board, 193, 201

Shroud, 314

Shrove Tuesday, 103, 147, 150

Sick bed, 275

Side arms, 214

Sidney, funeral of, 237

Sighs, 277

Signs, street, 350

Singing, 220

Sleep, 276

Slops, 376

Slot hound, 121

Smithfield, 131

Snakes, feeding on, 274

Social conditions, 37

Sonnet vogue, the, 33

Southwark, 67

Spiders, 274

Splay footed wench, 275

Spoons, apostle, 288

Squibs, 190

Squire, 99

Squirrels as pets, 195

Stag hunt, 120

Stall troublers, 68

Starches, colored, 369

Starch, introduction of, 369

Stews of London, 97

Stockings, 376

Stocks, 17, 57

Stomacher, 372

Stone as a building material, 347

Stoop, to, 117

Storms, 277

Story telling, 190, 200, 271

Stow ball, 184

Stow, John, granted a license to beg, 45

Stow's superstition, 267

Strand, the, 39, 346

Stratford, 46

Stratford bridge, 55

Stratford church, 47

Stratford college, 48

Stratford grammar school, 54

Stratford guild, 48

Stratford, John of, 47

Stratford markets, 59

Stratford, population of, 60

Stratford trading companies, 59

Street cleaning, 64

Street parades, 229

Streets, condition of, 39

Streets, danger of, 11, 13

Streets of London, 67

Strype, 229

Substantives and adjectives, 200

Suburbans, 97

Suicide, 311

Sun dancing on Easter, 152

Superstition, 9, 267, 270


Tables, 214, 354, 384

Taffeta, 98

Taking tobacco, 78

Taming, 112

Tapestry, 383

Tempest, The, 139

Tenements, 347

Tennis, 184

Tennis, hand, 184

Termer, 96

Terrifying children, 268

Thames, condition of, 39

Thames, frozen, 107

Thames, spectacles on, 338

Thatch, 349

Theatres, 66, 207

Thing and who did it, a, 200

Thorpe, John, 240

Thracian stone, 274

Threshold, stumbling on, 275

Thunderstone, 274

Tib, 204

Tickle me quickly, 203

Tick tack, 214

Tiddie, 204

Tile as a building material, 347, 349

Tilting, 231

Tire, to, 117

Toad, 275

Toad throwing, 26

Tobacco, 75, 93

Tobacco adulteration, 76

Tobacco drinking, 79

Tobacco taking, 78

Tom, 204

Tom-o-bedlams, 45

Tom the Piper, 157

Tom Tiler, 170, 207

Toothpicks, 286

Tops, 193

Tower, to, 117

Towns, decay of, 346

Trade, increase of, 8

Tradesmen's houses, 353

Trained animals, 191

Training a hawk, 113

Training horses, 138

Trammels, 136

Trap ball, 186

Trap stick, 185

Trashing, 128

Travel, 130

Travel, means of, 40

Treason, punishment for, 14

Troll my dame, 207

Truckle bed, 387

Turnbunll, 57, 151

Turner, Mrs., 370

Tumours, 274

Twelfth Day, 146

Tyrrit, 116


Uncleanliness, 64

Unity, the quality of, 5


Venery, 95

Venetian hose, 375

Vermin, 382

Verse writing to order, 291

Virginals, 224


Waits, 222

Wakes, 193, 314

Walking of ghosts, 272, 318

Wall of London, 67

Wardrobe, 356, 387

Warwickshire, 46

Watch, midsummer, 240

Watching a hawk, 113

Watermen on the Thames, 39

Water quintain, 193

Wax image, 89, 266, 337, 338

Weapons, 11, 214

Weddings, 297

Westminster, 97, 346

Wheat throwing at weddings, 301

Whip her Jenny, 203

Whipping, 17

Whipping post, 18

Whitefriars', 97

White witches, 325

Whitsun Ale, 176

Whitsuntide, 171, 178

Wigs, 365

Windows, 349

Winding sheet, 313

Wine, 399

Witchcraft, 324

Witches, Lancaster, 338

Witches, supernatural qualities of, 337

Women's dress, 363

Women, treatment of, 388

Wood as a building material, 347

Wooden dishes, 385

Wrestling, 193

Witches, 284

Writing materials, 388


Yew, 314

Yule dough, 168

Yule log, 167

Yule-tide, 38, 146


Zittern in barber-shop, 71