The Admiral's Men are known to have travelled extensively during the latter half of 1599 (Gurr Companies 255). The appearance of a new competitor on the Bankside is also supported by the drop in Henslowe's average receipts after 3 June 1599.During the period 15 April-3 June 1599, Henslowe's takings averaged 911 15s.Brutus is determined that the assassination of Caesar be carried out with a sober demeanor: "Let not our lookes put on our purposes, But beare it as our Roman Actors do, With untyr'd Spirits, and formall Constancie" (862-4).Caesar's murder must not appear to be "Wrath in death, and envy afterward" (797).For additional information on off campus access, click here.This guide is designed for English and Theatre students enrolled in classes focusing on the works of William Shakespeare.But as Christianity spread west to Europe and engrossed gentile communities unfamiliar with the Passover ritual and complex Jewish calendar (lunar-based and eleven days short), a system for dating Easter by the Julian calendar emerged in the Western Church. This correspondence is extant: British Library, MS. For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night" (1 Thessalonians 5:1-2).
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Over the same weeks in 1600, the average drops to 95 18s, a decline of more than 50%.
Again, this decline in revenue could be the result of various factors singly or in combination. And, conversely: "Doung Ground to prevent the growing of Weedes, the Moone decreasing" (Fol. The OED provides two citations, the first dating to A. 1200: "O er [to think] newe mone betere an 'ld-mone in to newe huse te w'nden" (Vices&Virtues 1200, 27).
Payments for delivery of timbers to the construction site began on 20 March and continued through 21 May.
In the interim, preparation of the site for the theater went forward. In fact, Henslowe makes no new entry until 6 October.