Reference Entry

Act to Restrain Abuses of Players

Stanley Wells

in An A-Z Guide to Shakespeare

Second edition

Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191740763

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An Act of Parliament (1606) by which actors speaking profanities could be fined £10. It is responsible for the substitution

Reference Entry.  40 words. 

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism

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