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The Elizabethan underworld

by GaМѓmini SalgaМѓdo

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Published by Alan Sutton in Stroud .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published: London: J.M. Dent, 1977.

StatementGamini Salgado.
The Physical Object
Pagination(208)p. :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17169787M
ISBN 10075090125X
OCLC/WorldCa59954262

The Elizabethan Underworld; A Collection of Tudor and Early Stuart Tracts and Ballads Telling of the Lives and Misdoings of Vagabonds, Theives, Rogues and Cozeners, and Giving Some Account of the Operation of the Criminal Law, with 20 Range: £ - £   The Elizabethan Underworld collects together sixteen of the more important tracts from the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries dealing with the lives and misdoings of thieves, rogues, and tricksters. For the most part the original authors were men of experience - watchmen, constables and those who drifted into the London underworld and learnt its : Taylor And Francis.

  My debut novel, Sin Eater, is a historical mystery set in an Elizabethan England flush with true crime. One young woman is condemned to bear her town’s sins as a sin eater, but she turns her curse into an unexpected source of power when she uncovers and sets out to solve a series of gruesome : Megan Campisi. Elizabethan (The) Underworld by Judges, A. V. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

The Elizabethan age was one of unbounded vitality and exuberance; nowhere is the color and action of life more vividly revealed than in the rogue 5/5(1). Elizabethan "underworld." The result is a book which is amorphous, im-pressionistic and, for most purposes, irrelevant. Professor Salgado plunges into the "underworld" with scant regard for the definition of his topic. Social and legal historians have realized only too clearly.


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The Elizabethan Underworld. The complex network of beggars and thieves, vagabonds and rogues that inhabited the colourful underworld society of London's taverns, brothels and gambling dens is what the author investigates.

The book contains 60 illustrations from manuscripts and pamphlets, bringing to life this sector of Elizabethan society/5. Here Gamini Salgado describes that multifarious company who made up the Elizabethan underworld scene; strolling players and minstrels as well as witches, alchemists and astrologers.

He considers the measures taken against those characters who, according to Elizabethan judgment, were in need of reform or correction/5(4).

The Elizabethan world, so often recalled for its riotous love of life and bawdy sense of humor, was also a world of contrasts.

The rich appeared enormously rich, indulging in extravagant luxuries, while the poor often languished in unthinkable squalor, turning to thievery and begging in order to s: 4. The Elizabethan Underworld [Gamini Salgado] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Beautifully bound hardcover book in matching slipcover. Pristine, mint condition. Never read. Edition printed for the Folio Society. A lively study of the Elizabethan world, so often recalled for its riotous love of life and bawdy sense of humour.

The author portrays the contrast between the rich who indulged in luxuries and the poor who turned to thievery and begging/5(4).

The Elizabethan world, so often recalled for its riotous love of life and bawdy sense of humour, was also a world of contrasts. The rich appeared enormously rich, indulging in extravagant luxuries, while the poor often languished in unthinkable squalour, turning to thievery and begging in order to by:   The Elizabethan world, so often recalled for its riotous love of life and bawdy sense of humour, was also a world of contrasts.

The rich appeared enormously rich, indulging in extravagant luxuries, while the poor often languished in unthinkable squalour, turning to thievery and begging in order to survive.4/5(1). The Elizabethan Underworld, reprinted with additional illustrations from the edition ofis an impressionistic survey of marginal activities among the inhabitants of Britain in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.

Drawing on contemporary fiction as well as factual accounts and secondary sources. The Elizabethan underworld Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Language English Title (alternate script) The Elizabethan underworld Author (alternate script) None.

pages: 24 cm Includes bibliographical references and index Internet Archive Books Pages: I had great hopes for this, having previously read a rollicking history of the Elizabethan Underworld.

I was quite disappointed. Instead of detailed anecdotes about robber barons and outlaws, alchemists and astrologers, the book instead gave me a quick overview of medieval non-conformists - heretics, homosexuals, Jews and so on - over the entire stretch of the /5.

The Elizabethan Underworld collects together sixteen of the more important tracts from the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries dealing with the lives and misdoings of thieves, rogues, and tricksters.

For the most part the original authors were men of experience - watchmen, constables and those who drifted into the London underworld and learnt its : "With over sixty illustrations, including contemporary pamphlets and manuscripts, this new edition portrays in vivid detail a fascinating underworld society, and will appeal to all with an interest in social history and the Elizabethan age."--Jacket.

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The Elizabethan world, so often recalled for its riotous love of life and bawdy sense of humour, was also a world of contrasts. The rich appeared enormously rich, indulging in extravagant luxuries, while the poor often languished in unthinkable squalour, turning to thievery and begging in order to survive.

It is this complex network of beggars and Price Range: $ - $ Examines the complex network of beggars and thieves, vagabonds and rogues, that inhabited the colourful underworld society of Elizabethan London's taverns, brothels and gambling dens.

Salgado also describes the measures taken against those who were seen to be in need of correction or reform. "The Elizabethan Underworld" creates the atmosphere of its subject and time, in a way that inspires the imagination. The book is full of anecdotes of the people and places of the era, which I have used as a basis for fictional writing.

The information is full and very well presented. Of course written by a highly professional historian of the /5(5). "The Elizabethan Underworld" creates the atmosphere of its subject and time, in a way that inspires the imagination.

The book is full of anecdotes of the people and places of the era, which I have used as a basis for fictional writing. The information is full and very well presented. Of course written by a highly professional historian of the Reviews: 5. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: J.M.

Dent, Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm. The Elizabethan Underworld - a collection of Tudor and Early Stuart Tracts and Ballads This collection is a facsimile reprint of five exceptional books that provide fascinating insights into subversive movements from the sixteenth through to the eighteenth centuries.

The complex network of beggars and thieves, vagabonds and rogues that inhabited the colourful underworld society of London's taverns, brothels and gambling dens is what the author investigates. The book contains sixty contemporary illustrations from manuscripts and pamphlets, bringing to life this sector of Elizabethan society/5(85).

The complex network of beggars and thieves, vagabonds and rogues that inhabited the colourful underworld society of London's taverns, brothels and gambling dens is what the author investigates.

The book contains sixty contemporary illustrations from manuscripts and pamphlets, bringing to life this sector of Elizabethan society. /5(2).Editions for The Elizabethan Underworld: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Hardcover published in Cited by: The Elizabethan Underworld.

Book Binding:Hardback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books USA was founded in See details - The Elizabethan Underworld by Salgado, Gamini Hardback Book The Fast Free. Buy It Now. Add to cart. Watch.