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James the First, the theatre was in great prosperity and reputation, dramatic authors abounded, and every year produced a number of new plays; it became a fashion for the nobility to celebrate their weddings, birth-days, and other cccasions of rejoicing, with masks and interludes, which were exhibited with furprising expence; our great architect, Inigo }. being frequently employed to furnish decorations, with all the luxuriance of his invention, and magnificence of his art. The king and his lords, and the #. and her ladies,

ormed in these masks at court, and the nobility in their

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lowed them for liveries, and in their warrants from the lord chamberlain, they were stiled gentlemen of the great chamber. The king's company first atted at the ;


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