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NOTES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY
74.  T. F. Thiselton Dyer, " British Popular Customs " (London,
75.  Vaux, 216.
76.  Dyer, 464.
77.  Cf. Chambers, " M. S.," i. 120.
CHAPTER V.—CHRISTMAS DRAMA
1.  This account of the mediaeval Christmas drama owes mud! to Chambers, » Tlir Mediaeval Stage," especially chaps, xviii. to xx., and to W. Creizenach, "Gescnichto des neueren Dramas ■ (Halle alS., 1893), vol. i., bks. ii.-iv. See alao : Karl Pearson, essay on "The German Passion Play" in "The Chances of Death, and other Studies in Evolution" (London, 1S97), ii. 246 f. 5 e. Du Meril, "Orpines latines du theatre moderne" (Paris, 1849); L. Petit de Julleville, "Histoire du theatre en France au moyen age. I. Les Mysteres" (Paris, 1S80) ; and other h cited la,r.
2.  Chambers, " M. S.," ii. 8 f.
3.  Ibid. ii. 11.
4.  Du Meril, 147.
5.  Chambers, " M. S.," ii. 52.
6.  Text in Du Meril, 153 f.
7.  Chambers, " M. S.," ii. 44.
8.  Ibid. ii. 52 f.
9.  On the English plays see : Chambers, " M. S.," chaps, xx. and xxi. ; A. W. Ward, "A History of English Dramatic Literature" (London, 1S-5), vol. i. chip. L • Creizenach, vol. i. ; K L. Bates, "The English Religious Drama" (London, 1893).
10.  Chambers, " M. S.," ii. 129, 131, 139.
n. "Ludus Coventriae," ed. by J. O. HaUiwell (London, 1S41), 146 f.
12.  "York Plays," ed. by L. Toulmin Smith (Oxford, 1S85), 114 1.
13.  "The Chester Plays," ed. by T. Wright (London, 1843), 137.
14.  Ibid. 138.
15.  Ibid. 143.
16.  "The Towneley Plays," ed. by George England, with Introduction by W Pollard (London, 1897). The first Shepherds' Play is on p. 100 f., the second on p. 116 f.
17.  Text from Chambers and Sidgwick, " Early English Lyrics," 124 f.
18.  Text in T. Sharp, " A Dissertation on the Pageants or Dramatic Mysteries anciently performed at Coventry " (Coventry, 1825).
19.  Petit de Julleville, ii. 36 f and 431 f.
20.  Ibid. ii. 620 f.; "Les marguerites de la Marguerite des princesses," ed. from the edition of 1547 by F. Frank (Paris, 1873), ii. 1 f.
21.  Petit de Julleville, i. 441.
22.  Ibid. i. 455. Text in Lemeignen, ii. 1 f.
23.  Petit de Julleville, i. 79 f.
24.  P. Sebillot, "Coutumes populaires de la Haute-Bretagne " (!' . 177.
25.  Martinengo, "Folk-Songs," xxxiii. f. In her essay, " Puer Parvulus," m '• I in Outdoor Life," 260 f., the Countess gives a charming description of a tomewh.it similar Piedmontese play.
26.  Barthelemy, iii. 411 f.
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