I would like to give my sincere thanks to Jennifer Richards and Kate Chedgzoy of Newcastle University, who read and commented upon earlier drafts of this essay. Their help, support and advice have been invaluable to me. I am extremely grateful to the Leverhulme Trust for generously funding this research. My thanks also to the two anonymous readers for the press for their very helpful feedback.
‘To serve us in that behalf when our pleasure is to call for them’: performing boys in Renaissance England†
Article first published online: 13 NOV 2013
© 2013 The Society for Renaissance Studies and John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Volume 28, Issue 5, pages 714–730, November 2014
How to Cite
Mamujee, S. (2014), ‘To serve us in that behalf when our pleasure is to call for them’: performing boys in Renaissance England. Renaissance Studies, 28: 714–730. doi: 10.1111/rest.12046
From a royal commission dated 26 April 1585 and granted to Thomas Gyles, the then Master of the Children of Paul's, allowing him to recruit suitable boys for the choir; cited in E. K. Chambers, The Elizabethan Stage, 4 vols. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1923), II, 17 (fn. 2).
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- Article first published online: 13 NOV 2013
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