The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 18.0519 Friday, 10 August 2007
Date: Thursday, 9 Aug 2007 20:45:25 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: 18.0511 Christenings and Baptisms
Comment: Re: SHK 18.0511 Christenings and Baptisms
>I don't wish to point out the obvious, but is Jack Heller aware that the
>May 1606 act of Parliament to "Restrain the Abuses of Players" would
>have made any scenes of baptisms/christenings illegal?
Given that both HENRY VIII and A CHASTE MAID IN CHEAPSIDE date after
1606, I don't think we can take the prohibition as the last word.
Are there any such scenes in Jonson's plays?
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