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Probably admission was not regulated in regard to undergraduates of other colleges by invitation or ticket, but it was a case of first come, first served. Hence the frequent ebullitions of annoyance on the part of the excluded. 26 CAMBRIDGE PLJYS Lady visitors were probably not often among the spectators. g. Ignoramus, Stoicus Fapulans, Loiola, Senile Odium) seem to address themselves only to men. THE STAGE-HOUSES As to the stage-arrangements they followed the unified system of Latin comedy. ' Nor was there any change of scene—at any rate till a very late period.

9. ' THEIR PRODUCTION 19 early as 1539/40 when 8s. 8d. ' It was the custom for these officers to visit other colleges and present their shows there. Thus the Queens' College accounts under 8 Jan. 1547/8 have the item: 'pro le sukket marmaled carawys cakes pro vino et pomis qu«» rex regalis collegij, Imperator [sc. Trinitatis collegii] et reliqui veniebant hue. xij8 iiij d ,' and under 14 Jan. 1548/9: 'domino Harryson pro exceptione Legatorum qui aderant a collegijs regis et trinitatis. ' On the 2nd July following King Edward VI's Visitors issued an injunction that henceforth no one was to be appointed Dominus Ludorum in any college at ChristmasI, but the injunction was disobeyed, at any rate after the end of the reign.

If the show was his Jephthes, we are still more at a loss. At any rate this entry shows that a show was not always an irresponsible dramatic performance got up by students, and not by the official staff of the college. The distinction perhaps lay in this—that 'a show' represented the mediaeval tradition of a disguising, 1 Yet cp. ' CAMBRIDGE PLAYS and a play followed the form more or less of ancient tragedy or comedy. One might suppose that a 'show' was always in English. But this is doubtful. There was a show at King's after Queen Mary's accession on 'Anglia deformata & reformata,' which, we must presume from the title, was in Latin.

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